CHINA - Wunderman and Agenda has opened the doors to new offices in Guangzhou, bringing the span of the network's offices in China to six locations in three cities.
THE PHILIPPINES - Advertising and marketing veteran Ramon Jimenez Jr has today taken the reins of the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT), replacing Alberto Lim whose resignation as DOT secretary came into effect yesterday.
SINGAPORE - HTC has launched an outdoor campaign to introduce the latest HTC Sensation phone to the market utilising wall murals with 55-inch multimedia entertainment widescreen displays to commuters at the Harbour Front NEL station.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Electronics company Philips has today appointed Laura Ashton as vice president and head of marketing for lighting in emerging markets, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Her appointment is effective immediately, and will be based in Singapore.
SOUTHEAST ASIA - Yahoo has forged a regional content partnership with online property portal group PropertyGuru to deliver property-related content to users across Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.
Johnson & Johnson rolled out its first-ever 'photo-mob' via photo-sharing app Instagram showcasing its Neutrogena Ultra Sheer sun block through Tribal DDB.
JAKARTA - Rapp Indonesia has brought in Jaymie Divinagracia to take on the reins of head of the data-driven marketing agency as well as technical advisor. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Danone launched the latest addition to their line of Mizone isotonic drinks called 'Ur Flava', partnering with Admax Network, with the goal of moving the brand beyond the isotonic drink category and capture the teen and young professional markets.
THE PHILIPPINES - McCann Worldgroup Philippines and brand identity and consultancy firm FutureBrand have combined to launch a new offering in the brand consultancy space in the country.
Reebok ran its version of 'No pants day' to promote the new EasyTone shoes in Taiwan, deploying 20 models in underwear to showcase the new shoes during rush hour.
ASIA-PACIFIC - GroupM has promoted Kenny Hau to regional managing partner of its ESP division. It has also appointed Josh Black as regional ESP chief operating officer, and hired Kesevan Balasingam as head of ESP in Malaysia.
THAILAND - Christian Lueke has been appointed as director of marketing at the Courtyard by Marriott Cluster Thailand, effective immediately.
SHANGHAI - Rapp China has been selected as lead communications agency for Weight Watchers China, without a pitch.
BANGKOK - Euro RSCG has been selected as the agency-of-record by fluorescent lamp manufacturer Racer Electric following a competitive three-way pitch.
INDONESIA - Rapp Indonesia has won the marketing services account of Pos Indonesia, the country's national postal service, following a competitive eight-way pitch.
CHINA - Rapp Shanghai has named Sherry Hsu to the newly-created role of head of analytics and insights as part of the agency's efforts to strengthen its data driven marketing capabilities.
SOUTHEAST ASIA - UK sports team Chelsea Football Club has signed up Dentsu Sports Asia to market the club's first team players in the region.
SINGAPORE - Yakult Singapore has extended its sponsorship for this year's FINA/Arena Swimming World Cup taking place in the country on 4 and 5 November.
HONG KONG - Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE) today announced that its has been tapped as the agency-of-record for Hong Kong Education City (HKEdCity), after previously handling project-based work for the client.
SINGAPORE - In its latest report update, recruitment firm Robert Walters sheds light on the current state of salaries and bonuses of sales and marketing professionals in Singapore's key sectors.