Novartis, the pharmaceutical giant, is searching for a global advertising agency to handle the international roll-out of an over-the-counter product.
GLOBAL - British Airways has appointed OgilvyOne as the lead agency to handle its global digital account.
GLOBAL - Asia Pacific Breweries is reviewing its global advertising arrangements for its Tiger Beer brand.
Etihad Airways, the international airline based in Abu Dhabi, has appointed M&C Saatchi Worldwide to handle its $158 million (£100 million) global advertising account.
GLOBAL - Sol, the Heineken-owned Mexican beer brand, has handed its global advertising account to Bartle Bogle Hegarty ahead of a major ad push.
GLOBAL - American Express is looking for a direct marketing agency to work alongside its current roster agency OgilvyOne.
GLOBAL - Publicis Groupe is launching a new business, Publicis Webformance, which is being developed internationally to help small to medium-sized companies with their digital media.
GLOBAL - Reckitt Benckiser has moved global ad duties for its newest brands, Durex and Scholl, into its lead agency Euro RSCG Worldwide following the acquisition of SSL.
GLOBAL - Beiersdorf, the German healthcare company that owns the Nivea brand, has appointed Draft FCB as the global lead agency on its estimated US$700 million ad account.
GLOBAL - Young & Rubicam (Y&R) has promoted Jaime Prieto to president of its EMEA region, replacing Massimo Costa who stepped down in May.
GLOBAL - Dentsu USA has ditched its audacious US$600 million bid for digital specialist AKQA, sources at the network have confirmed.
GLOBAL - Procter & Gamble has appointed its roster network Leo Burnett to handle the estimated US$79 million (£50 million) global advertising account for its Flash cleaning brand.
GLOBAL - Motorola is reviewing its global creative agency arrangements for its mobile phone division.
GLOBAL - M&C Saatchi will join Saatchi and Saatchi in celebrating its 40th anniversary in the UK on Thursday despite years as bitter rivals.
GLOBAL - Airline Emirates has appointed independent agency StrawberryFrog Amsterdam to handle its US$300 million global advertising account.
GLOBAL - Michelin Tyres is to launch its first global ad campaign in a bid to retain its position as market leader.