(China) Saatchi & Saatchi South China Commission World’s First Interactive Musical Wind Installation for Ping An Finance Center (PAFC)
To mark the occasion of the global opening day of the PAFC Wind Installation Project at the Ping An Finance Center - a new landmark 600-meter high building of global importance in Shenzhen - Saatchi & Saatchi South China orchestrated a unique ‘Concert of the Wind’.Shenzhen is one of the fastest growing cities in the world: an electronic city that witnesses numerous technology miracles every day and night. The busy urban residents have no time to stop and think about how beautiful miracles could appear when combining technology with nature.
(Brazil) Everything Black and White in New Leica Campaign from F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi
F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi have unveiled a stylish new monochrome print campaign for Leica M-Monochrom (Typ 246), a digital camera that only takes pictures in black and white. The ads, which will be published in photography magazines, enhance the visual monochrome universe, and suggest that consumers break free from colour in order to create poetic photographic images. Now with a resolution of 24 megapixels, the MM246 is also more agile in processing.
(India) Leo Burnett’s new campaign for HE Deodorant spins an interesting twist to this year’s Men’s Day Celebrations
MUMBAI: HE Deodorant, the only brand in India to have taken a stand on International Men’s Day, has launched a new campaign based on the #ShowMenSomeLove Platform.After a successful launch last year which initiated the need for Men’s Day celebrations in India, this year the brand is back with a new twist. The digital campaign which goes live today reinforces the brand’s message that men deserve love and respect through a catchy jingle 'Men’s Day Pe Teri Chhutti’.
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(USA) Leo Burnett wins two Grand Prix at El Ojo de Iberoamerica Awards 2015
One of the two Grand Prix-winning campaigns is Samsung’s “Safety Truck,” by Leo Burnett Argentina, that combines technology and creativity to create safer roads in Argentina. The campaign also won Best Local Idea for Argentina. The other Grand Prix went to Leo Burnett Mexico for P&G Always’ “Intimate Words,” seeks to empowerindigenous women by educating them on cervical cancer.
(Brazil) F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi wins two Grand Prix at El Ojo de Iberoamerica
The film ‘100’, created by F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and produced by Stink, received two Grand Prix at the 2015 El Ojo de Iberoamerica. The production for Leica Gallery SP, which represented the first Brazilian film to receive the Grand Prix in the Cannes film Festival, received the Gran Ojo for the audiovisual category and the Cinema/TV category.
(USA) DigitasLBi Named One of the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality
DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology company, received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This is the fourth consecutive year that DigitasLBi has been honored with a perfect rating and joins 407 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks his year. -
(USA) DigitasLBi Ranks #10 on Advertising Age’s Best Place To Work In Advertising & Media List
DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology company, was named one of the 50 Best Places to Work in Advertising & Media by Advertising Age.
DigitasLBi SF Named An Elite “Best and Brightest” Company To Work For
DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology company, has been recognized by National Association for Business Resources (NABR) as one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s “Best and Brightest” Companies to Work For in 2015. The agency was also honored with a “Best of the Best Overall” Elite Award with two other Bay Area companies.
(USA) Leo Burnett earns top marks in 2016 corporate equality index
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation recognized Leo Burnett Chicago as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. The creative agency received a perfect score of 100 percent on the HRC’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality. This is the third-straight year Leo Burnett has received a perfect score, and it joins the ranks of 391 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.
(USA) TE Connectivity and Razorfish Expand Partnership to DriveDigital Transformation
TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) and Razorfish, part of the Publicis.Sapient platform, today announced the continuation of their partnership. As TE’s digital agency of record, Razorfish will help the global technology leader create more value through digital experiences that drive growth, sales and competitive advantage, and will leverage modern technology platforms to drive speed, improve customer experience and marketplace differentiation.
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(India) HDFC BANK awards creative duties to Leo Burnett; launches their recent integrated campaign promoting the bank’s digital offerings
MUMBAI: HDFC Bank has awarded its creative mandate to Leo Burnett. The HumanKind approach of Leo Burnett was instrumental in its appointment to the business. HDFC Bank is one of India's premier banks providing a wide range of financial products and services to its 32.6 million customers across hundreds of Indian cities using multiple distribution channels including a pan-India network of branches, ATMs, phone banking, net banking and mobile banking. TheBank has been named the 'Most Valuable Indian Brand', according to rankings done by BrandZ for the second consecutive year.
(China) Razorfish Hong Kong Dominates Marketing Excellence Awards
Hong Kong, Razorfish, the world leader in helping global brands drive business transformation, part of the Publicis.Sapient network, is celebrating a haul of nine awards from the city’s premier marketing industry awards, the Marketing Excellence Awards. The Marketing Excellence Awards recognises marketers who havepushed their brands to measured success through sound and innovative marketing strategies.
(Romania) Leo Burnett Group Romania wins account for Telekom’s Prepaid service
The target segment of the new campaign for Telekom’s Prepaid account is very young: 12-24, a group that is almost impossible to attract through television and traditional advertising. Leo Burnett Romania is therefore focusing its campaign on the online medium of vlogging, a highly popular platform among young people.
(Canada) Lisa Wall Joins Razorfish Torontoas Group Director, Client Engagement
Razorfish, the world leader in helping global brands drive customerobsessedbusiness transformation and part of thePublicis.Sapient platform, today announced it has hired Lisa Wall as Group Director, Client Engagement in its Toronto office. Wall will report to Razorfish Toronto Group Vice President of Client Engagement Brian Clarey, and will be responsible for leading severalsenior client relationships in Toronto as well as providing strategic counsel to the agency’s growing financial services client base.
(USA) Julie Jack Joins MSLGROUPas Senior Leader in New York Corporate Practice
BRINGS 21 YEARS OF REPUTATION MANAGEMENT EXPERTISE TO GROWING TEAMJulie Jack, an experienced corporate communications and reputation strategist who has led multiple agency teams for Fortune 20 clients, joins MSLGROUP as senior vice president in the agency’s New York Corporate Practice, effective Monday.
(India) Leo Burnett Promotes Saurabh Varma to CEO South Asia
MUMBAI: Jarek Ziebinski, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), LeoBurnett Asia Pacific announced today, the promotion of Saurabh Varma, currently CEO of Leo Burnett India, to CEO for the agency’s operations in South Asia. The appointment, effective as ofNovember 17th 2015, sees Varma charged with responsibilities for Leo Burnett agencies across Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
(China) ZenithOptimedia Announces Leadership Changes in Greater China
Mykim Chikli, previously CEO of ZenithOptimedia China, is promoted to CEO of ZenithOptimedia Greater China, with immediate effect.Gerry Boyle, APAC Chairman of ZenithOptimedia said, “Mykim has done a brilliant job in China since her arrival four years ago, and across that time, has led our business in China to huge growth in revenue, reputation and talent. The key features of Mykim’s leadership have been building the strongest possible management team and client relationships, and it’s these foundations which have now allowed her to take on these increased responsibilities. Our business in China is among the most diversified businesses we have globally, and amongst many other things, Mykim will be looking to build our Performics and Newcast businesses across Greater China with the same outstanding business results.”
(Singapore) Starcom Mediavest Group Names Ken Mandel President, Global Network Client APAC
Starcom Mediavest Group (SMG), a division of Publicis Groupe, today announced the appointment of KenMandel to the role of President, Global Network Client APAC. With a global mandate based out of Singapore, Mandel will report to John Sheehy, SMG’s President of Global Operations, and will serve on SMG’s Global Leadership Council.
Ion Cojocaru and Andrei Daniluc have been promoted to the role of Creative Directors and Saatchi & Saatchi Middle East.Richard Copping, Executive Creative Director for Saatchi & Saatchi Dubai said of the promotion, “Ion and Andrei are a highly professional and motivated team who understand the challenges of our business. Their Cannes winning work over the last 5 years for Vodafone and Ion’s 2 Grand Prix winners for Rom ’The American Takeover’ is proof of their outstanding talent.”