Oct 15, 2013

Taobao lets Shanghai GM 'cheque out' wishlist data for a Regal launch

CHINA - To increase test drives of its newly launched Buick Regal model, Shanghai General Motors (SGM) has embarked on a first-of-its-kind initiative that uses Taobao data about items in consumer wishlists to create personalised advertising.

May 3, 2013

Chevrolet SUV ad contains 'Fu Manchu' reference: Racist?

CHINA - Responding to Chevrolet's "Original Reborn" commercial soundtrack containing lyrics that many deem racist, General Motors China spokesman You Jia has apologised and said the brand will be reviewing its advertising approval processes.

May 20, 2011

Kinetic hires Billy Leong as GM in Beijing

BEIJING - WPP's outdoor media agency Kinetic has appointed Billy Leong as general manager at Kinetic Beijing with immediate effect.

Mar 7, 2011

Long-serving Bates veteran Barry Leung tipped to resign

SHANGHAI - According to industry sources, Bates 141 regional director Barry Leung has resigned from the agency.

Jan 24, 2011

Lufthansa appoints Christian Altmann as GM for Singapore

SINGAPORE - Lufthansa has appinted Christian Altmann as the new general manager for Lufthansa in Singapore. He succeeds Claudia Huegel who assumes a senior management role at the Lufthansa headquarters in Germany.

Dec 9, 2010

Sony Ericsson appoints new GM for Singapore, Malaysia

SINGAPORE - Sony Ericsson has appointed Peter Ang as general manager and head of market unit hub for Singapore and Malaysia.