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Cancer Chicks, a charity organisation, has unveiled a new brand platform and campaign, ‘FUCC It’, designed to support young women living with cancer. The campaign was developed in collaboration with Initiative IMPACT and MBCS, with the tagline ‘FUCC It’. It’s intended to inspire young women not to let cancer or severe chronic and terminal illness

Mediahub has tapped strategist Linda Fagerlund for the newly-created role of Chief Strategy Officer for Australia and New Zealand. Fagerlund is tasked with delivering Mediahub’s trans-Tasman strategic support for key clients, she also joins Mediahub’s senior leadership team. Fagerlund brings 15+ years of strategy experience to the new role working previously across media, creative agencies,

Keeping the Universal McCann name flying high

April 8, 2024 | Share this article

It’sma been 100 days since Sue-Anne Lim was appointed as CEO to steer media agency Universal McCann (UM) Malaysia to a higher level. StarBiz recently caught up with her and got her take on what her plans are for the agency, its key priorities, expansion initiatives and the importance of incorporating sustainability values in the

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

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

For the recent World Happiness Day, Universal McCann (UM), the global media agency network of IPG Mediabrands, developed a campaign with Munchy’s Cream-O. The Munchy’s Cream-O Happiness Box campaign, as part of the Munchy’s Cream-O Choco Happiness ONz Movement, aimed to connect with individuals at Ramadan bazaars around the Klang Valley to plant seeds of

UM Australia promotes Adam Russell to GM Melbourne

March 21, 2024 | Share this article

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Media agency, UM Australia announced the promotion of Adam Russell to the newly created role of General Manager Melbourne, paving the way for sustainable future growth in Victoria’s burgeoning market. As part of his new role, Adam retains his current remit as client lead on key Melbourne clients including Kmart and OnePass. CEO of UM Australia Anathea Ruys said Adam is a

Initiative Perth has hired strategist and product management lead, Charles Dangibeaud to head the agency’s strategy offering and lead the WA Government account. Taking on the role of Head of Strategy & WA Government, Dangibeaud’s immediate remit will be to uphold and strengthen the agency’s reputation for strategic thinking and craft development – blending the

To commemorate International Women’s Day, we speak with the Korea CEO of IPG Mediabrands on the evolving role of the ‘working housewife’, why higher education is key, and a priceless lesson attained from Tom Cruise. In 2022, Benja Stig Fagerland, founder of Sheconomy, an organisation working towards progress in gender-based social sustainability, said in an