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March 12, 2014


VML Qais, the Indian arm of VML, has won the digital duties of Shiseido’s new skincare range ‘Za’ in India. Read more: http://bit.ly/1fpVRJX After more than 18 years with DDB, the bank has hired BBDO in San Francisco to lead its creative business, Wells Fargo confirmed.…

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March 12, 2014


AKQA has appointed Masaki Hamura as the Managing Director of its Tokyo office. Read more: http://bit.ly/1cT0nR4 Marci Schnur has rejoined ignition as executive vice president / managing director northeast. Schnur rejoins the agency from Ogilvy Atlanta, where she was head of client operat…

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March 11, 2014


Omnicom Media Group has bought Mobile5, the mobile marketing agency with clients such as Samsung, Canon and Trinity Mirror. Read more: http://bit.ly/1lS9WrQ Instagram has signed its first major ad deal with a media agency group, a commitment from Omnicom to spend up to $40 million (&poun…

Account Moves

March 11, 2014


BBDO Indonesia has been awarded creative duties for Carrefour Indonesia. Read more: http://bit.ly/1nFGN1z RealBeanz, a ready-to-drink iced coffee brand, named JWALK as its agency of record and 5W Public Relations as its PR agency of record, following separate reviews. JWALK will handle …

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March 11, 2014


AKQA promoted Matthew Bain, Geoff Northcott and Giles McCormack to international managing directors. They will report to AKQA's founder and CEO, Ajaz Ahmed. Bain joined AKQA in 2005, and has been running the Amsterdam office for the past six years. In his new role, he will be responsible fo…