GLOBAL - Carlsberg is talking to networks about a global advertising brief.
GLOBAL - General Motors has awarded its estimated $1 billion global advertising business for Chevrolet to a joint venture between Omnicom and Interpublic Group.
GLOBAL - Adidas has called a pitch for its global advertising campaign for the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
Huawei, the Chinese telecoms company, has appointed Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) as its global advertising agency for its devices business unit, following a pitch.
GLOBAL - Asics, the Japanese sportswear brand, has appointed 180 Amsterdam as its global advertising agency.
GLOBAL - McLaren Automotive is looking for an agency to handle its global advertising as it gears up its bid to take on rivals Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche in the top-end sports car market.
GLOBAL - Asics, the Japanese sportswear brand, is holding a review of its estimated US$80 million global advertising arrangements.
GLOBAL - HTC, the handset manufacturer, is holding a review of its estimated US$155 million global advertising business as it looks to increase marketing support for its products.
LONDON - Nokia has officially parted company with Wieden & Kennedy London, its global agency of record since 2007.
GLOBAL — Mars has consolidated its global advertising account for its Snickers, Mars, Galaxy, Pedigree, Whiskas and Twix brands into the Omnicom-owned BBDO and DDB, moving the business out of TBWA without a pitch.
GLOBAL - Dulux has appointed Bartle Bogle Hegarty to its US$100 million global advertising account after a pitch.
GLOBAL - Saab, the Swedish car marque, is looking for a lead agency to handle its estimated US$115 million global advertising account.
GLOBAL - Wieden & Kennedy London has recruited Brian Cooper, a creative director at Dare, to take up the role of global executive creative director on its Nokia account.
GLOBAL - Nokia is reviewing its global advertising arrangements, putting the incumbent Wieden & Kennedy on high alert.
GLOBAL - Carlsberg is holding a review of its global digital advertising arrangements, as the brand aims to connect with a younger consumer.
GLOBAL - Anheuser-Busch InBev has appointed Mother to handle the estimated US$48 million (£30 million) global advertising account for its Beck's brand.
GLOBAL - Lenovo, the world's fourth-largest PC maker, is reviewing its estimated US$96 million global advertising account.
GLOBAL - Sony has appointed Grey to handle its 2011 global brand campaign for its Bravia TV range after a pitch against other networks.
GLOBAL - Diesel, the Italian fashion brand, has appointed Santo to its global advertising account after a head-to-head pitch against Saatchi & Saatchi.
MUMBAI - Beattie McGuinness Bungay has launched a joint venture in India with Madison World, one of that country's largest communication groups.