SINGAPORE - Brent Farrell (pictured) has been appointed as the digital managing director of TBWA Group in Singapore to further drive digital growth in Asia Pacific
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BANGKOK - Big C Supercenter and Carrefour has joined hands to increase financial returns as well as double presence in Thailand.
KUALA LUMPUR - Text 100 has promoted David Lian (pictured) to head for social media practices across the region.
SINGAPORE - Tinus Strydom is returning to BBH Singapore as creative director after spending time at Anomaly and BBDO in New York.
MANILA - Starcom Mediavest (SMG) has promoted deputy managing director Joanna Chan-Mojica to the role of managing director to helm the agency’s operations in the Philippines.
KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian advertising market rebounded from a decline in the first half of last year to record a total spending of RM 3.5 bn (US$1.1 bn) in the first half of 2010.
Using a rather unconventional marketing approach than usually expected in the banking sector, OCBC Bank has launched a campaign to promote its new Yes! debit card targeting the youth.
GLOBAL - Facebook sets a significant milestone by passing 500 million users today. The population is now a sum total of the population of the US, Japan and Germany combined.
GLOBAL - BP, which launched a US$200 million campaign and positioned itself as an innovator 'Beyond Petroleum', has lost its reputation for being an ethical corporation. Will CEO Tony Haward's departure salvage the brand's image?
SINGAPORE - Bates 141 Singapore has formed a new digital and design unit 141D specialising in design and brand experience through digital capabilities.
AirAsia has appointed eYeka for its online campaign 'Real people, real stories', asking travellers to share how AirAsia has changed their lives for the better in a 30 to 90s video or animation.
KUALA LUMPUR - Khazanah Theme Attractions & Resorts (TAR) has appointed Ogilvy Group as its lead agency in Malaysia.
SINGAPORE - To capitalise on Asia Pacific’s buoyant property market, an international partnership has been inked between Singapore's leading property site Propertyguru.com.sg and Australia's REA Group.
JAKARTA - Achie Francia-Munar has been appointed to the key role of executive director to oversee client relations and business development for MEC in Indonesia.
SINGAPORE - Rock You, the creator and distributor of social games, has formalised its agreement with Spiral Media to represent the brand in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR - Contact lens and lens care products manufacturer Ciba Vision has appointed Tribal DDB as its integrated marketing agency-of-record to connect with its customers directly via the digital medium.
SINGAPORE - Ken Low, assistant chief executive, marketing group, Singapore Tourism Board, passed away on Wednesday from pneumonia-related complications. He was 49.
SINGAPORE - Andrew Morley (pictured), vice-president of marketing for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Russia and Asia at mobile manufacturer Motorola, has relocated out of Singapore.
ASIA PACIFIC - Microsoft Advertising has strengthened it regional management team with the appointment of Richard Dunmall as VP for Greater Asia-Pacific and the Americas. Todd Paris, Kerry McCabe, Heidi Lau and Jaclyn Yap also join the team.