MALAYSIA – Dentsu Utama has announced that it and its representatives have resigned from the Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Malaysia (4As) in protest at what it calls an "unfounded" judgment of plagiarism that led the organisation to revoke Kancil Awards for two of its campaigns.
KUALA LUMPUR - Michelle Ong (pictured), formerly MD for McCann Indonesia, has rejoined Leo Burnett Malaysia and its sister division Arc Worldwide to be its new COO, effective this month.
KUALA LUMPUR - Leo Burnett Malaysia and Arc Worldwide have appointed Robert Kay (pictured) as managing director, effective this month.
SINGAPORE - Leo Burnett has launched a book on Yasmin Ahmad as part of its effort to honour the memory of the late advertising legend, who spent 16 years with the agnency.
Leo Burnett celebrated the 77th birthday on 3 August 2012. Its Malaysia office organised a themed event, "77+", at The Pool to highlight the network's signature HumanKind approach to creative work that inspires change in public perception to ultimately influence human behaviour.
KUALA LUMPUR - Hilda Sadang has joined Leo Burnett as strategic planning director in Malaysia, reporting to Tan Kien Eng, CEO of Leo Burnett Group Singapore and Malaysia.
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