GLOBAL - PHD Worldwide has appointed Malcolm Devoy to the newly created role of international strategy director.
GLOBAL - Shell has kick-started a review of its estimated US$230 million global media account, which is currently held by WPP's MediaCom.
GLOBAL - Novartis, the pharmaceutical giant, is gearing up to launch a review of its estimated US$600 million global media business.
GLOBAL - Sara Lee is reviewing its estimated US$200 million international media planning and buying business for its bakery and beverage division.
GLOBAL - Warner Bros has become the first major studio to launch an online film rental service on Facebook, enabling users to watch a film within the social network site for US$3 or 30 Facebook credits.