GLOBAL - A new Facebook campaign and app for Unilever’s Clear shampoo will see fans in the virtual world choose the new hairstyle that Cristiano Ronaldo will adopt in the real world.
SINGAPORE – Boutique hotshop Arcade has been appointed as agency of record for Unilever’s Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream brand.
JAKARTA - DDB Group Indonesia has been appointed as agency-of-record for PepsiCo on its portfolio of brands including Pepsi, Gatorade, Tropicana Twister, Quaker, Lay’s and Cheetos.
SINGAPORE – PHD Singapore has been appointed to handle NTUC Income's media planning and buying, following a competitive pitch
SINGAPORE – Publicis Singapore has appointed Robert Upton as creative director of the agency’s digital offering Publicis Modem.
JAKARTA - WPP announced that XM Asia, a division of JWT, has entered into an agreement to acquire a stake in PT Magnivate Group, a leading digital agency in Indonesia. Completion of the acquisition is subject to fulfillment of certain conditions.
JAKARTA - Coca-Cola has awarded its entire sparkling portfolio to McCann Worldgroup in Indonesia, encompassing the Fanta, Sprite and Coca-Cola brands.
MANILA – The Department of Tourism's ‘It’s more fun in the Philippines’ campaign has exceeded expectations, less than two weeks since launch.
SINGAPORE – Two months after expanding into Southeast Asia, mobile advertising company Millennial Media is aiming to raise US$75 million in its proposed initial public offering.
SINGAPORE - BBDO Guerrero | Proximity Philippines has been appointed agency of record for the Philippines Department of Tourism, tasked with creating an idea that will shape all forms of communication for domestic and international tourism.
SINGAPORE – Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has denied allegations that one of its suppliers is felling trees in an area the company itself designated as a tiger sanctuary.
HO CHI MINH CITY – Australia’s STW Group is to become a major shareholder in Indochina’s Edge Marketing, as well as opening two Alpha Salmon offices in Southeast Asia.
SINGAPORE – Japanese condom brand Okamoto has launched three new products, as part of a campaign to help Singaporeans have more sex.
MALAYSIA – Bates has appointed Nor Amanah Latiff as managing director for its Malaysia office as it continues to strengthen operations in Southeast Asia.
SINGAPORE – DDB and OMD went home the overall winners at last night’s Institute of Advertising Singapore (IAS) Hall of Fame Awards.
SINGAPORE – Casino operators here will face hefty fines if they contravene new regulations on advertising to local Singaporeans.
SINGAPORE – Omnicom Group leads the Southeast Asia shortlist for Campaign’s Agency of the Year 2011, with WPP Group a strong second.
JAKARTA - Regi Wahyu, chairman of Isobar Indonesia, has announced the appointment of Tania Mailangkay as executive creative director.
JAKARTA - DDB has established a new full-service agency in Indonesia, led by Dean Cloke and John Bailey, both formerly of Ogilvy Red Works.
JAKARTA – Stephen Mangham says his departure from Ogilvy & Mather Indonesia was entirely of his own volition as agreement on terms could not be reached.