The experiential agency has appointed a native Kiwi, Tomaz Kljakovic, as NZ country manager.
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Mengniu expects the partnership, which extends through the 2032 games, to be a "catalyst" for global growth.
We're tracking all the APAC winners at Cannes Lions 2019.
Though its economy has been stable for a decade, Australia's lower-than-expected growth in 2018 have led to a cautious 2019-2020 forecast.
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2019 Cannes Lions winners for Film: No gold for APAC work, but GreyNJ United and Publicis Singapore win silvers, and the region adds eight bronze winners.
Melbourne's Clemenger BBDO and Finch have won APAC's second Grand Prix of the festival for a Mars programme that asks adland to pay up when it uses animals in ads.
Deal aims to strengthen MediaMonks' marketing-cloud expertise, establish the company in Australia and Canada.
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2019 Cannes Lions winners in Creative Ecommerce: This category also included a Bronze Lion for Dentsu Webchutney Bangalore.
2019 Cannes Lions winners in Creative Effectiveness: The work told the story of a transgender woman.
2019 Cannes Lions winners in Brand Experience & Activation: Australia, Bangladesh, India and Japan account for the region's six winners.
2019 Cannes Lions winners in Radio & Audio: The sole APAC award, a bronze, came for a campaign about railroad-track safety.
2019 Cannes Lions winners in Mobile: The category resulted in 10 Lions for APAC: six for Australia, one each for Bangladesh and India, and two golds for China.
2019 Cannes Lions winners in Innovation: The Makati City agency's win for a campaign on behalf of Pacific Paints was the category's only APAC award.
Yili said it may have to withdraw as the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics official dairy partner, calling dealings between rival Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola and Olympic organisers a "scandal".
2019 Cannes Lions winners in Social & Influencer: Japan, India and China claim awards.
2019 Cannes Lions winners in PR: Another category without any gold.