LONDON - DEK has appointed Grayling to manage its corporate profile globally, with particular focus to be given to Europe and Asia.
SYDNEY - Wunderman has opened a specialist promotions division to expend the growing opportunities in the promotional digital space.
SHANGHAI – Rovio, creator of the mobile game Angry Birds, has announced a partnership with the mobile advertising network, Madhouse, in China.
A roundup of the latest digital people moves, account wins, pitches and developments across the Asia-Pacific region.
SHENZEN – Burson-Marsteller China has announced the opening of a new office in Shenzhen. It which will be led by Kelly Yang, who previously directed in Burson-Marsteller China’s Guangzhou operation.
HONG KONG – The Economist has launched its “World in Figures” application on iPhone and iPod, based on The Economist’s print publication of the same name.
BRISBANE – Cutting Edge Brisbane has announced well-known local creative, Zenon Kohler, has joined its team as art director.
TOKYO - Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has announced that it will start delivering 3D programmes in Japan from 1 August.
SHANGHAI - Ong Kien Hoe is set to join TBWA Shanghai as group creative director in the first week of August.
Sinapore, 27 July 2011 – Card Alliance Pte Ltd has elected Euro RSCG Singapore as the agency of the record for their EPINS brand following a competitive pitch.
MALAYSIA - Executive creative director of Naga DDB Ted Lim has decided to leave after working 20 years with the advertising agency.
MELBOURNE - Australian milk processor Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has appointed Leo Burnett Melbourne as its lead strategic and creative agency.
SYDNEY - After several months of upgrading work, Subaru Australia, together with Isobar, has launched a new website and digital platform.
BANGKOK - Online property portal group PropertyGuru has added to its portfolio of websites with the purchase, of Thailand-based DDProperty.com.
SINGAPORE – Unilever’s LUX brand has made its first foray into the world of social gaming through a tie-in with Farmville Chinese creating a limited-edition event called, ‘LUX Fantastical Manor.’
HONG KONG – Yesterday Cathay Pacific, HSBC and Ocean Park were voted Hong Kong’s most emotionally appealing brands at the 9th Yahoo Emotive Brand Awards.
BEIJING - LiquidThread, Starcom MediaVest Group’s business unit for branded entertainment, has extended its partnership with Wrigley for another Doublemint branded entertainment initiative, following a gameshow collaboration which premiered earlier this year on Jiangsu Satellite TV.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Spikes Asia, the annual awards and festival for creative excellence in advertising and communications across Asia-Pacific, has announced the first two of this year’s eight juries – Flim, Print, Outdoor & Radio, and Direct and Promo & Activation.
SINGAPORE - BreadTalk Singapore has appointed Webpuppies as its exclusive digital marketing and management partner.