Last night, the winners of The CEO Magazine’s 2019 Executive of the Year Awards were announced, with media agency boss and UM CEO Fiona Johnston winning Media Executive of the Year. Johnston was also Runner Up for the major award of the night, The CEO of the Year award. View the Full Article

IPG Mediabrands Names Chris Chen as CEO in China

November 13, 2019 | Share this article

IPG Mediabrands has appointed Chris Chen as its new CEO in China following the departure of Tom Wan slated for the end of this year. This marks a return to the company for Chen, who will be based in Shanghai and report to Leigh Terry, CEO IPG Mediabrands APAC. Chen was previously COO and CFO

Interactive Avenues has been appointed as the digital agency for Too Yumm! IA’s mandate includes driving brand awareness, facilitating trials, and creating brand loyalists and advocates who will help evangelise Too Yumm! over other fried snacks. Talking about the association, Anupam Bokey, CMO, Guiltfree Industries Ltd said, “In this short span, we have already achieved

The new boss of Interpublic’s media buying operation has claimed it can close the gap on larger agency rivals because “strategic capabilities” in data and technology now “get you to parity with the strongest players”. Daryl Lee, who was promoted to global chief executive of IPG Mediabrands in September, said the Interpublic media division’s recent

The winners of the Mumbrella Asia Awards have been revealed in a ceremony at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. There were also first-time wins for Forsman & Bodenfors (Singapore), Dentsu X (India), ERA (Myanmar) and Nugit (Singapore). Also scoring their first ever wins were Cadreon (Singapore), Mutant Communications (Singapore), GrowthOps (Singapore) and Good People

New data-driven firm launching today in Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan absorbs Cadreon, built to leverage Axciom deal. Interpublic Group is launching its new data-driven martech company in key Asian markets today. The new brand, Kinesso, has been formed from IPG’s programmatic unit Cadreon along with IPG’s data and technology group. Cadreon, and its leadership

Michael Roth, the CEO of the Interpublic Group of Companies, says his company’s “open architecture structure” sets his business apart in the advertising industry. By that he means open collaboration across business units and agencies. “We can show that we can work together on a client basis, bringing all these resources together, there’s no need

UM Pinches Top Spot For New Business Wins

October 30, 2019 | Share this article

After a dominant 2018, Universal McCann has returned to the winner’s circle, topping R3’s list for new business wins for media for the month of September.The IPG-owned agency snared the top spot with wins that included Optus, David Jones, Lexus dealers, Mattel and Kmart. View the Full Article

Petronas and IPG Mediabrands Malaysia are continuing the narrative of ‘Anugerah Kita’ (our blessings) to commemorate Deepavali, the festival of lights. The webfilm titled ‘Thanggam’, which loosely means “precious” or “treasure” paints the story of Kumar, a young urban boy who initially due to the generation gap, is not very accepting of his formidable grandmother,