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Michael Chong, Initiative’s chief analytics officer, has done something quite remarkable — climbing Ama Dablam, one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas on a trek that takes the best part of a month. Here, he tells B&T about his marvellous mountaineering, and what we can learn from it. Ama Dablam, rising proudly at an elevation of 6,812

There are few in adland with such vast experience as IPG Mediabrands and Initiative’s chief operating officer Geoff Clarke. Starting in the industry more than 30 years ago, Clarke has held positions such as investment director, chief investment officer, client partner and managing director. Speaking on behalf of the Experience Advocacy Taskforce, Clarke explained why agencies

There are few in adland with such vast experience as IPG Mediabrands and Initiative’s chief operating officer Geoff Clarke. Starting in the industry more than 30 years ago, Clarke has held positions such as investment director, chief investment officer, client partner and managing director. Speaking on behalf of the Experience Advocacy Taskforce, Clarke explained why agencies

IPG Mediabrands and Zefr announce an agency partnership designed to tackle misinformation and enhance brand safety and suitability for online campaigns. Backed by extensive research data from IPG Mediabrands’ media intelligence and investment unit, MAGNA, and powered by tech-driven performance unit, KINESSO, the new collaboration will deliver campaign solutions that enable brands with the capability

Initiative Media, an agency of IPG Mediabrands, announced the appointment of Sharon Ho as CEO of China. She will be based in Shanghai and report to Melinda Po (Bo Rongrong), CEO of IPG Greater China . As the CEO of Extreme Media China, Sharon Ho will leverage her advantages in integrating technology, data and marketing

As advertising education in Australia marks 50 years, the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has announced that the ‘Five Decades of Advertising Graduates’ competition is now open for applications. The competition is a celebration of how studying for and working in the advertising industry has developed over five decades. In addition to looking at changes and

Kristine Biti Appointed Head of Kinesso APAC

April 8, 2024 | Share this article

IPG Mediabrands has appointed Kristine Biti as Head of Kinesso APAC. The announcement comes following the transition of Matt Ware to the position of CEO of IPG Mediabrands. Biti takes over leadership of 1000+ staff in eleven markets engaged in digital media, marketing automation, advanced analytics, commerce, and AI. Biti brings 15  years of advertising,

IPG Mediabrands Thailand launches a new office under the concept of One For All, creating life balance and happiness for all employees. Combining cutting-edge technology IPG Media Brands Thailand has subsidiaries such as Initiative, UM, Media Brands Content Studio (MBCS) and KINESSO) Renovated the office to accommodate the continuously increasing number of employees under the

IPG Mediabrands has named Matt Ware as the new CEO IPG Mediabrands Japan. Previously APAC CEO of KINESSO the IPG Mediabrands tech-driven performance agency where he led 1000+ digital experts across 11 markets engaged in digital media, marketing automation, advanced analytics, commerce, and AI; Ware brings 15 years specialized digital marketing experience, including 11 years within

A steadfast leader spearheading the agency’s transformation amid the pandemic, Pan not only knows how to unlock business successes and enhance operational efficiencies, but also garner true appreciation from her team. In her capacity as a key C-suite member, Sherry Pan leads the Magna, Transformation, Investment, and Orion teams at Mediabrands China—overseeing crucial aspects such