(Paris) After a fourth quarter well below our expectations (+0.7%) in 2013, the Groupe is now back to more satisfactory organic growth of +3.3% (+6.8% before the impact of exchange rates).
(France) APREC and Publicis Conseil launch "One Note Against Cancer" campaign with Kylie Minogue
APREC - "Alliance Pour la Recherche en Cancérologie" ("Alliance for Cancer Research") - was founded in 1989 by Professor Victor IZRAEL and is a not-for-profit association under the French Law of 1901. Its aim is to promote and develop all forms of research against cancer, in partnership with major national and international research groups.
(United Kingdom) Leo Burnett launches "Renaissance Photography Prize" campaign
Tuesday 15th April: Rankin, Martin Parr and Robert Wilson are among the famousphotographers sharing the stories behind some of their iconic photos to raiseawareness for The Renaissance Photography Prize - a competition which raises moneyfor charity.
(United States) Lapiz Celebrates Powerful Storytelling in "no Special Effects" campaign to Promote Chicago Latino Film Festival
(Chicago) Lapiz, a Chicago-based emerging cultures marketing agency, part of Leo Burnett Group, promoted the Chicago Latino Film Festival with a new campaign, "All About Great Stories."
(Paris) Publicis Consultants launches support services for the creation of corporate foundations
(Paris) 450 fondations d’entreprises, 627 fondations reconnues d’utilité publique, dont la moitié créées depuis cinq ans : un nombre croissant d’entités ont compris l’intérêt de valoriser leur image par ce biais et ont choisi de s’investir dans un domaine en cohérence ou non avec leuractivité
(Serbia) Saatchi & Saatchi Belgrade’s OSCE ‘Chronicles of Threats’ campaign for journalists’ rights helps solve murder case
With the fatal shooting last week of German Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus in Afghanistan (the 3rd attack on journalists in the country in less than a month), the shooting of Swedish-British radio reporter Nils Horner in Kabul last month, and the death of revered war correspondent Marie Colvin in Syria in 2012, fatalities of journalists and photographers continue to make headlines the world over.
awards / ranking
(China)Saatchi & Saatchi China Client, Safeguard, Named Top Personal Care Brand in China
Saatchi & Saatchi China client, Safeguard, has been named Best Personal Care Brand in China at the inaugural "best brands – the China brand rankings" conducted by global market research company, GfK. The "best brands" awards are judged on consumer perceptions and the emotional attachment that people feel to brands, and the winning 'Personal Care' category covers Body Care, Hair Care and Skin Care.
Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand and ASB win Gold at inaugural Warc Social Strategy Awards in London
Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand has won Gold at the inaugural Warc Prize for Social Strategy in London for ASB’s ‘Like Loan’ campaign
Starcom MediaVest Group Named Agency Network of the Year at Festival of Media Global Awards
Dubai, 2nd consecutive year and 4th time in past 6 years for top honor;adidas MENA campaign garners coveted Silver award
(United States) Adweek names DigitasLBi's Adam Shlachter a 2014 Media All-Star
(New York) Leading marketing and media industry publication Adweek has named DigitasLBi's Adam Shlachter, Head of Media Activation for North America, one of its 2014 Media All-Stars.
case studies / research
M-Commerce, Social Media, ROPO (Research Online, Purchase Offline) Lead Retail Trends, According to DigitasLBi Global Survey
49% of consumers surveyed say smartphones have changed the way they shop; 88% use the internet to Research Online, Purchase Offline (ROPO); influence of social media highest in China
(France) A dynamic begining of the year for New Business at Carré Noir
Le 16 Avril 2014 – Un début d’année en pleine forme pour Carré Noir! L’agence est sur tous les fronts. Elle fait le plein de nouveaux budgets et s’illustre avec plusieurs lancements remarqués.
events / speeches
(Boston) Adland's Minority Leadership Problem: A Call for the 'Uncomfortable' Questions
(United States) Coca Cola's multilingual "America the Beautiful"spot is courageous beyond belief. And the recent AdAge feature story, "Ad Campaigns Are Finally Reflecting Diversity of U.S"
(United States) Jay Benjamin Appointed Chief Creative Officer Saatchi & Saatchi New York
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Jay Benjamin, a highly awarded creative executive with 35 Cannes Lions to his name, has been appointed Saatchi & Saatchi New York’s Chief Creative Officer.
(Australia) Leo Burnett hires strategic heavy weights
(Sydney) Todd Sampson, CEO Leo Burnett Australia, said: "Our business is in constant beta-mode requiringever-changing skills and smart people with enthusiasm. Both Russ and Emma bring with them thediverse skills and talents that our clients need or will need in the near future
(Paris) SMG Reinforces Leadership Team in France, Belgium and Netherlands Regio
Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) today announce a new management line-up in France and across the France, Netherlands and Belgium region, following substantial growth and transformation.
(United Kingdom) Katie Lee appointed managing director of Leo Burnett London
Leo Burnett announces the promotion of Katie Lee to managing director, Leo Burnett London.Katie has over 15 years of experience in advertising and has been at Leo Burnett for the last sevenyears in a number of roles. Most recently she has been heading up business development andcommunications as marketing director across the Leo Burnett Group. Katie will retain responsibilityfor group marketing alongside her new role as managing director.
(United States) Keith Strubhar Joins Qorvis MSLGROUP
SENIOR EXECUTIVE ADDS TO DEFENSE, ENERGY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS EXPERTISEQorvis MSLGROUP announced today that Keith Strubhar, formerly Director of Communications at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, has joined its team.
(France) Prigent Guiganton joins Leo Burnett France as Account Manager
(Saint-Denis) Prigent Guiganton prend en charge une partie du portefeuille Kellogg’s notamment les marques Extra, Miel Pops et Nutrigrain (Europe Continentale).----