GLOBAL - HTC, the handset manufacturer, is holding a review of its estimated US$155 million global advertising business as it looks to increase marketing support for its products.
GLOBAL - Wieden & Kennedy London has recruited Brian Cooper, a creative director at Dare, to take up the role of global executive creative director on its Nokia account.
GLOBAL - General Motors has awarded its estimated $1 billion global advertising business for Chevrolet to a joint venture between Omnicom and Interpublic Group.
GLOBAL - Carlsberg is talking to networks about a global advertising brief.
GLOBAL — Mars has consolidated its global advertising account for its Snickers, Mars, Galaxy, Pedigree, Whiskas and Twix brands into the Omnicom-owned BBDO and DDB, moving the business out of TBWA without a pitch.
GLOBAL - Dulux has appointed Bartle Bogle Hegarty to its US$100 million global advertising account after a pitch.
GLOBAL - Asics, the Japanese sportswear brand, is holding a review of its estimated US$80 million global advertising arrangements.
GLOBAL - Saab, the Swedish car marque, is looking for a lead agency to handle its estimated US$115 million global advertising account.
GLOBAL - Reckitt Benckiser, owner of brands Vanish, Veet, Clearasil and Dettol, has split its Asia-Pacific media planning and buying arrangements between MPG and ZenithOptimedia.