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October 24, 2012


The former marketing and comms director of London & Partners is launching her own destinations-focused agency, named Ainsworth & Wells. Read more: http://bit.ly/TaDsp8

Industry

October 24, 2012


Grey Group, the WPP-owned agency network, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in ArtM, a full service integrated agency in China. Read more: http://bit.ly/TaDi0M Pernod's new vodka brand includes 'fresh cut grass'. Read more: http://bit.ly/QGtm1m

Reviews

October 19, 2012


HSBC Reaches Out Beyond WPP After Eight-Year Relationship. Read more: http://bit.ly/TCNujE

People

October 19, 2012


VCCP's head of planning, Simon Rich, has left the agency after only six months. The department will now be run by Matt Wyatt, who has been promoted from the role of senior planner. Read more: http://bit.ly/VcJVSs M&C Saatchi N.Y. finds third partner. Read more: http://bit.ly/WJ3yoL

Account Moves

October 19, 2012


Gu, the premium desert brand, has appointed Iris as its first-ever brand activation agency, after it won a competitive pitch, thought to be against RPM and Brave. Read more: http://bit.ly/WwoNeN MediaCom has been awarded the media account for Arriva buses as part of a competitive pitch t…