UM Names Anthony Plant EVP, Global President, J3

September 16, 2019 | Share this article

UM, the full-service marketing and media agency network of IPG Mediabrands, today announced the appointment of Anthony Plant to EVP, Global President of J3, UM’s full-service dedicated media unit for Johnson & Johnson. Effective immediately, Plant will oversee the agency’s largest global client, with a focus on advancing Johnson & Johnson’s goals, plans and ambitions

Petronas celebrates an introvert from Sabah

September 16, 2019 | Share this article

This work came out about a month ago, on Petronas’ 45th anniversary, but Ad Nut presents it today because it’s meant to coincide with Malaysia Day (today), as well as Merdeka (August 31). And because it’s good. While it’s a universally relatable story of heading off to university, it’s designed to have special significance that

Mediabrands boss Philippe Krakowsky promoted to IPG COO

September 9, 2019 | Share this article

IPG Mediabrands boss Philippe Krakowsky has been promoted to the holding group’s chief operating role in recognition of his decade of service so far. Krakowsky will work directly with Michael Roth, the 73-year-old chairman and chief executive of IPG. Both will oversee the entire business but Krakowsky will especially focus on Mediabrands including Acxiom, Carmichael

OMD Singapore takes top honours with McDonald’s licensee HanBaoBao, while PHD Singapore leads award count. Omnicom Media Group stole the show at the Singapore 4As’ Singapore Media Awards (SMA) Friday night, walking away with 14 awards, vastly outpacing competing holding groups. OMD Singapore was named Media Agency of the Year and was also the Grand

Interactive Avenues – A Reprise Network Company and Xiaomi’s digital agency – has created an industry-first Knockout Bot for the launch of Redmi K20 series. The Knockout Bot is an innovative and strategic solution that let customers know everything about the device through an immersive chat as if they were at the store or talking

Angela Swayn has joined UM as group director this week after a six-month stint at boutique agency Max Media Lab, where she was group media director, Mumbrella can reveal. Before starting at Max Media Lab in March, Swayn was general manager of Zenith Sydney, a role she held for nine months after being promoted from

20 Questions With UM’s Charlotte Berry

September 6, 2019 | Share this article

Sad all the coverage from B&T Women in Media Awards is done and dusted? Ha! Gotcha. Think again – we’re not nearly done celebrating all the incredible women across the media industry – especially our winners. We decided to play a quick game of ’20 Questions With’ each of our award recipients. Today we asked

We had the pleasure to talk to Paras Mehta – Business Head at Cadreon and gain some insights into the data industry in India, how Cadreon looks at data, and what it has worked best with zeotap. You can read the full interview below: Give us a little intro about yourself and the role at

Universal McCann shares winning strategy

September 2, 2019 | Share this article

KUALA LUMPUR: Universal McCann (UM) head honcho does not single out one specific approach for the agency’s success in bagging the coveted Agency of the Year (AOTY) title for the eighth time at this year’s Malaysian Media Awards (MMA). Judging by the victory, which is a marvelous feat by industry standard if one were to