ASIA-PACIFIC - Electronics company Philips has today appointed Laura Ashton as vice president and head of marketing for lighting in emerging markets, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Her appointment is effective immediately, and will be based in Singapore.
KUALA LUMPUR - Bates 141 has appointed Martin Voon as director of brand and marketing activation, effective 1 May 2011.
THAILAND - Christian Lueke has been appointed as director of marketing at the Courtyard by Marriott Cluster Thailand, effective immediately.
INDONESIA - Rapp Indonesia has won the marketing services account of Pos Indonesia, the country's national postal service, following a competitive eight-way pitch.
SINGAPORE – Sony Southeast Asia announced that it has awarded Iris Singapore to manage the integrated marketing duties for its digital imaging category in the Southeast Asia region, following a pitch that started back in December.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Cecilia Chan, marketing director for Lenovo Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea, talks to Campaign about how the notebook manufacturer is hoping to build business momentum in the region.
SINGAPORE - In its latest report update, recruitment firm Robert Walters sheds light on the current state of salaries and bonuses of sales and marketing professionals in Singapore's key sectors.
Adam Zecha, head of sales for Southeast Asia, ESPN Star Sports, describes the current environment of sports marketing in Asia.
SINGAPORE - Ad:tech Singapore has once again turned to Blugrapes as its official Facebook solutions partner for the second consecutive year.
HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens fever is in full swing as official beer sponsor Carlsberg and Euro RSCG partner on an interactive online game to generate even more buzz for next weekend’s annual event.
SOUTHEAST ASIA - UK sports team Chelsea Football Club has signed up Dentsu Sports Asia to market the club's first team players in the region.
AUSTRALIA - Singapore Airlines has selected Liquid Ideas as its public relations and communications agency in the Australian market, following a competitive pitch. The appointment will be effective from 1 October.
SINGAPORE - Häagen-Dazs has rolled out its latest campaign in Singapore, entitled 'Anticipated like no other'. It will run until the end of July.
MALAYSIA - JWT Malaysia announced the appointment of Uzz Taufek as group account director effective immediately.
A roundup of the latest digital people moves, account wins, pitches and developments across the Asia-Pacific region.
SINGAPORE - Yakult Singapore has extended its sponsorship for this year's FINA/Arena Swimming World Cup taking place in the country on 4 and 5 November.
SINGAPORE – Audi Singapore has today launched 'The next big Audi' campaign to introduce the Audi A1, targeting young professionals and urbanites with a passion for life.
SINGAPORE - Erin Hanson has been appointed as the new general manager for MSL Singapore, relocating from the agency's offices in New York.
PHILIPPINES – Francesco Lagutaine, regional head of marketing and customer experience in Asia-Pacific at Citibank, has been selected as the seventh member of the regional jury at the UA&P Tambuli Awards 2011.
SYDNEY - Kia, through local design agency Engine and ad house Innocean, has rolled out a new ad campaign utilising stop frame animation in its TVCs. They feature examples of 'crazy events' that deliberately depart from the car manufacturer's usual style of ads.