SHANGHAI - Serviceplan Group has broadened its presence in China by acquiring a majority stake in digital agency Aquarius Asia, firming up a rumour of the acquisition circulating since May 2015.
HONG KONG - Otsuka Pharmaceutical Hong Kong has appointed Media Palette as its media planning and buying AOR, effective from 1 January.
REGIONAL - Longtime McCann veteran Pratik Thakar, most recently vice-president and chief strategy and innovation officer for Grey Group Greater China, has taken up a new Asia-Pacific role as head of Pacific Group creative and content excellence at Coca-Cola.
BEIJING - Otsuka, a Japanese pharmaceutical company, has initiated a creative pitch for its Pocari Sweat 'ion supply' sports drink in China.
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