GLOBAL - Beiersdorf, the German healthcare company that owns the Nivea brand, has appointed Draft FCB as the global lead agency on its estimated US$700 million ad account.
Haymarket Media Group is launching its leading advertising and marketing title, Campaign, in the US.
GLOBAL - Unicef, the international charity that campaigns for the rights of children, is seeking a global agency to handle a campaign in the run up to Christmas.
GLOBAL - Heineken International is holding a global pitch to find an agency to create a new digital platform for its flagship beer brand.
GLOBAL - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (pictured) has responded to mounting calls from the public to make its privacy measures more transparent.
GLOBAL - American Express is looking for a direct marketing agency to work alongside its current roster agency OgilvyOne.
GLOBAL - Publicis Groupe is launching a new business, Publicis Webformance, which is being developed internationally to help small to medium-sized companies with their digital media.
GLOBAL - Renault is launching a global advertising campaign to promote its commitment to making electric cars.
GLOBAL - Michelin Tyres is to launch its first global ad campaign in a bid to retain its position as market leader.
GLOBAL - Motorola is reviewing its global creative agency arrangements for its mobile phone division.
GLOBAL - British Airways has appointed OgilvyOne as the lead agency to handle its global digital account.
GLOBAL - Dentsu is continuing its acquisition drive by acquiring the digital agency Steak to boost its interactive credentials across Europe and Asia.
GLOBAL - Reckitt Benckiser has moved global ad duties for its newest brands, Durex and Scholl, into its lead agency Euro RSCG Worldwide following the acquisition of SSL.
GLOBAL - Profero's founder Daryl Arnold is leaving the agency to start up a business in Singapore, leaving his role as global chief executive to his brother and co-founder, Wayne Arnold.
GLOBAL - Nivea is launching a US$1.4 billion campaign, its biggest to date, to promote 100 years as a skincare brand.
GLOBAL - Airline Emirates has appointed independent agency StrawberryFrog Amsterdam to handle its US$300 million global advertising account.
GLOBAL - Social networks will need to start charging brands a premium for ad slots if they are to survive, according to a report released Wednesday.