SYDNEY - Foster’s Group has appointed Andy Gibson, formerly of global beverage giant Diageo, to the role of chief marketing officer.
BANGKOK - Dusit Thani Group, the Bangkok-based hotel and resort company, has appointed Catherine McNabb as vice president of sales and marketing.
SINGAPORE - The International Conference on Online Media Measurement (I-COM) has expanded into Asia, appointing former Starcom MediaVest executive director Shashank Tripathi as its vice-chairman in the region.
SINGAPORE - Boutique Singapore-based marketing agency Platzner has announced a partnership with web engineering company District 3 Asia.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are almost always at the core of any brand's social media strategy - but can campaigns there be measured with any real accuracy? Experts are divided.
BEIJING - The Cimarron Group, a US-based marketing agency specialising in digital content, has opened its first office in mainland China.
ASIA-PACIFIC - CNN has come out tops in the latest Pan-Asian cross media survey, according to Synovate, the market research firm behind the quarterly statistics.
SINGAPORE - Boeing has announced the appointment of Jay Krishnan as its Communications director for Southeast Asia.
AUCKLAND - New Zealand agency Professional Public Relations (PPR) has announced an agreement with global communications firm Burson-Marsteller.
BANGALORE - Lowe Lintas, India, has been awarded 3M 's Post-It account after the global innovation giant called for a multi-agency pitch to market the iconic brand. and another developing 3M's consumer and office (C&O) business.
TOKYO - Japanese telecommunications operator KDDI Corporation it is set to acquire Tokyo-based mobile ad service provider Nobot.
NEW DELHI - Sony India has launched a US$11.2 million advertising campaign for its Vaio laptop range in an effort to bolster market share in the tech-hungry subcontinent.
HONG KONG - Already popular in Singapore and Taiwan, Warner TV has been launched on to Hong Kong's pay TV airwaves, through PCCW's internet television service Now TV.
Fox International's National Geographic Channel rebranded its annual documentary-making contest and used social media to drive the number of entries it garnered to a record level.
SYDNEY - The Sydney Opera House has launched a bold new campaign video to highlight the variety of its performances. The five-minute film was produced by Sydney creative agency Three Drunk Monkeys.
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has launched its first branded video entertainment project, entitled 'Travel safe and save with Petronas Primax 95 Xtra.'
SOUTHEAST ASIA - Zaid Ibrahim, one of Malaysia’s largest law firms, has rebranded to expand into the Southeast Asia market, taking on the name Zicolaw and opening a regional hub in Singapore as part of the process.