A pro bono campaign led by IPG Mediabrands aims to raise awareness in the ‘myopia capital of the world”. If myopia had a visible symptom like the nightmarish one depicted in this Singapore ad campaign, more people would be aware of it and acting to stop it. And if that were the case, then this

McCann and UM parent company Interpublic has reported strong financial results, reporting 7.1% organic revenue growth (to $2.4 billion) for the fourth quarter and a 5.5% increase (to $8 billion) for the full year. Annual operating income rose 7.5% to $1.01 billion. The results continue an upswing in fortunes for the world’s fourth-largest ad holding

Pretty awards all in a row

January 3, 2019 | Share this article

IPG Mediabrands scoops gold prizes one after another ONE after another. That seems to describe the awards that IPG Mediabrands Malaysia’s group agencies have been winning of late. The victory does not stop here. IPG Mediabrands’ full service global media agency Universal McCann (UM) this month bagged its latest accolade where it struck gold for

IPG Mediabrands Australia has just exceeded its target of $100,000 in contributions for its 2018 fundraising drive to support the youth mental-health charity, batyr. The fundraiser, launched on October 18 and coordinated by UnLtd, aimed to eclipse Mediabrands’ fundraiser for batyr last year which raised more than $70,000.

Latest forecast significantly upgrades adspend growth for next year, though certain Asian markets will stall. Asia-Pacific is set to see 7.1% growth in adspend in 2019, according to Magna’s latest report, up from the 6% predicted six months ago. That growth is slower than the 7.7% predicted by the end of 2018, which the Magna

UM Again Tops For Most Media Wins For October

December 3, 2018 | Share this article

Universal McCann (UM) has held on to top spot for media wins for the month of October according to the latest data from martech firm R3. UM won from Starcom in second spot, Havas Media in third, Carat fourth and M2M rounding out October’s top five.

Leading media agency chief shares with CMO her efforts to bring human thinking into digital and data and why simplicity is key to helping the organisation earn the trust of clients. Whether your brand is responsive and entrepreneurial in market, engages in strategic brand building or invests in digital or traditional media channels, consumers are

They’re often seen by marketers and agencies as antagonistic and difficult, but relationships with procurement don’t have to be this way. Here’s how the function can work well within the value chain. A word cloud of the phrases most commonly associated with marketing procurement services might quite likely feature “doomed”, “off to the tower” and

Initiative has appointed Alok Sinha as chief strategy officer. Sinha will be driving Initiative’s strategic planning nationally. He moves from Ogilvy where he headed strategy for the northern region as president – planning. Shashi Sinha, CEO, IPG Mediabrands, said, “Alok comes with multifaceted experience which is rare to find – research, consumer insight, tools, media