HONG KONG - What do you do after working for an agency for more than 30 years? For David Meredith, former chief talent officer at Bates Asia, sitting back and relaxing was not an attractive option.
HONG KONG - Leading Chinese fast-food restaurant chain Café de Coral (大家樂) has called a creative pitch after Bates CHI announced it would end a decade-long relationship with the client.
TAIPEI - Korean consumer electronics giant LG has shifted its creative account from Bates Taiwan to local agency United Advertising following a competitive pitch in November, the company announced last Friday (14 December).
HONG KONG - HSBC's global advertising pitch, which began in London in October, has come to Hong Kong this week, where the client is testing out its chemistry with involved regional agencies including Saatchi & Saatchi, JWT in partnership with Bates, Grey and BBDO.
GLOBAL - Bates Asia and CHI & Partners have joined forces to establish a new network that doubles the size of both agencies and spans 16 offices.
ASIA-PACIFIC – David Mayo (pictured) is to assume the position of chief executive of Bates Asia as chairman Tim Isaac enters into retirement.
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