INDIA - JWT has today announced the appointment of Max Hegerman as senior vice-president and digital head of the agency.
THE PHILIPPINES - DDB Philippines has confirmed that it has been awarded the creative business for national carrier Philippine Airlines.
THE PHILIPPINES - McCann Worldgroup (MWG) Philippines continues its realignment efforts with the promotion of Ramon Garcia, Cecile Gabutina-Velez and Bernadette Chincuanco as managing partners for McCann Erickson.
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.
CANBERRA - Grey Canberra has been selected to handle the design, print and production services for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) slated to take place in Perth from 28 to 30 October.
VIETNAM - A recent report by the Advertising Research and Training Institute (ARTI) disclosed that ad revenue in Vietnam was expected to surge to US$3 billion in 2011. However, four heads of advertising agencies in the country warn that Vietnam has to weather its current economic problems before serious growth can occur.
HONG KONG - Research firm admanGo has released a study revealing that Hong Kong's total ad spend for July 2011 amounted to US$401 million, while Canon emerged as the biggest spending brand in the SAR.
THE PHILIPPINES - McCann Erickson Philippines has reclaimed full creative duties for leading vitamin brand Enervon after a competitive five-way pitch involving incumbent Lowe, Publicis JimenezBasic, Estima and TBWA.
SINGAPORE - Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures has appointed Bates 141 Singapore as its AOR for the Singapore market, following a competitive, closed-door pitch.
VIETNAM - Y&R Vietnam managing director Tarun Dhawan has announced that he will be leaving the agency in mid-October, with Matthew Collier, previously client services director at Y&R Dubai, stepping in as CEO.
MALAYSIA - Lowe Malaysia's executive creative director Ng Heok Seong has announced that he will be stepping down at the end of this year.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Draftfcb is feeling the effects of losing its SC Johnson account in July, announcing plans that it will be cutting jobs in Asia by around 3 per cent.
SHANGHAI - Leo Burnett continues to bolster its Shanghai team with the dual appointments of group creative directors Birger Linke and Colin Lee.
VIETNAM - Diageo has awarded the creative duties of its Smirnoff brand to Bates 141 Vietnam without a pitch.
THE PHILIPPINES - DM9 JaymeSyfu has won Pascual Laboratories' cough remedy Ascof Lagundi account following a competitive five-way pitch.
THE PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Department of Tourism (DoT) has confirmed that it has shortlisted seven advertising agencies to battle it out for a new campaign seeking to rectify its national brand following the 'Pilipinas Kay Ganda' slogan last year.
THE PHILIPPINES - Bates 141 Philippines has appointed Mitos Borromeo to take on the lead role at the agency after the departure of managing director Angel Antonio on 31 July.
KUALA LUMPUR - Leo Burnett & Arc Malaysia has appointed Eric Cruz as its new executive creative director.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Household cleaning product manufacturer SC Johnson has selected WPP and Omnicom agencies for its global creative and media accounts, with a strong focus on Asian markets a key part of their remits.
SINGAPORE - Lifestyle and environments network Kinetic Worlwide subsidiary Aviator has appointed Franck Vidal as account director.