Joined by special guest Lin Liu, Chief Strategy Officer of UM China, Scott and Richard have a fun chat about how the trends in our 2019 annual Outlook report are playing out in China, the similarities we see in the unbundling of search and the rise of lifestyle brands, and the divergence in regards to

Initiative Australia has named Chris Colter as national strategy director. Colter joins from fellow IPG Mediabrands agency UM, where he has held a number of roles since 2012, most recently as Sydney strategy director. In this role, he became known for his work on the Tourism Australia Dundee campaign. “We are delighted to have Chris

Shashi Sinha, CEO of IPG Mediabrands India and Chairman of the Awards Governing Council of Goafest 2019, talks about the judging process, industry participation level and scope of the Abby Award. Talking of the quality of the Abby Awards this year, IPG Mediabrands India CEO Shashi Sinha, Chairman of the Awards Governing Council at Goafest,

KUALA LUMPUR: Media agency Universal McCann, under IPG Mediabrands, collected a total of nine awards including two main awards at the Malaysian Digital Association’s (MDA) d Awards 2019 on Thursday. Held at Bangsar Shopping Centre, d Awards 2019 by the Malaysian Digital Association recognises and honours talent and brands that embrace technologies. Universal McCann captured

International Advertising Association (IAA) Young Professionals is making strides towards better wellbeing in the advertising industry, attempting to bring an end to the stigma surrounding mental health. With 56 per cent of the advertising industry experiencing mild to severe depression compared to the national average of 36 per cent, the next generation of Sydney advertisers

Cadreon, the ad tech specialist unit within IPG Mediabrands, has made senior appointments to newly created leadership roles across APAC. It claims this is the signaling of growth and penetration of its programmatic technology solutions. Lani Jamieson, formerly head of digital media at DWA, Dentsu Aegis Network, and programmatic director Omnicom Media Group has been

AdNews Agency of the Year: winners revealed

April 5, 2019 | Share this article

The winners of this year’s AdNews Agency of the Year Awards have been revealed, with IPG Mediabrands-owned agency UM crowned ‘Agency of the Year’. In what was arguably one of the biggest turnaround stories in adland, UM won AdNews’ highest honour after countless client wins including The Australian Government’s master media account, Heineken, Amex, AGL

Natalie Hatch, programmatic strategist at IPG Mediabrands’ Cadreon, was one of the lucky 50 rising talents across Australia and New Zealand invited to take part in Verizon Media’s inaugural Brand Love Academy. Here are her takeaways from the day… On Wednesday the 27th of March, 50 budding media professionals walked into Verizon Media’s Brand Love