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May 12, 2014


Reading Room, a full-service digital agency, has promoted Andrew Tan to the position of Managing Director for the Singapore office. Read more: http://goo.gl/zRd1Dc

Account Moves

May 9, 2014


Financial company E*Trade is shifting the bulk of its media assignment to WPP from Spark Communications without a review. Read more: http://goo.gl/Zp3sz6 MSC Cruises tapped We Are Social as its global social media agency, takes with handling social media strategy and campaigns. The acco…

Agencies

May 9, 2014


WPP has agreed to acquire South Africa’s Quirk, which the holding company said was Africa’s largest independently owned digital marketing agency. Read more: http://goo.gl/DOJwLH Interpublic Group’s sponsorship and event marketing agency Jack Morton is acquiring digital,…

People

May 9, 2014


Spence Kramer has joined Crispin Porter + Bogusky as global managing director, a newly created role. Read more: http://goo.gl/wAlFlq Dawn Winchester takes a top role at Publicis. Read more: http://goo.gl/luHRMT WPP’s MediaCom has named Jon Gittings to the newly created post of…

Industry

May 9, 2014


The proposed USD 35 billion merger between Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe has been called off. Read more: http://goo.gl/NNqw20 Insiders claim that Apple is close to acquiring Beats Electronics in what would be the largest purchase in Apple's history. Read more: http://goo.gl/dC5Pii