THAILAND - Coca-Cola Thailand has appointed Starcom Mediavest Group as its new media agency of record after about a decade with Mediabrands' Initiative.
INDONESIA - Starcom Mediavest has appointed Wina Hapsari, an ex associate partner at Mindshare, as director to lead the Samsung team.
HONG KONG - Comic icon Spiderman will be the first superhero ever to act as an Earth Hour ambassador, together with local celebrities including Eason Chan, Kay Tse, Leo Ku and Miriam Yeung, all of whom have promised to give up something today for a better tomorrow.
JAKARTA - Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) is on a winning streak in Indonesia, picking up media business for Walt Disney, Himalaya Healthcare and Tourism New Zealand, cumulatively worth about $20 million.
ASIA-PACIFIC – GroupM’s Mindshare led Asia-Pacific billings in 2012, posting 20.2 per cent growth over 2011 to take its total billings to US$8.1 billion and helping GroupM become the region's top media network, according to RECMA (Research Company Evaluating the Media Agency industry).
SHANGHAI - Ivy Ho resigned as managing partner of PHD Shanghai in late May and has taken up a GM role at ZenithOptimedia Shanghai starting last week.
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