Tag Archives: shanghai

WPP China to move into vast new Shanghai HQ

We occasionally refer to ‘WPP Towers,’ meaning its modest HQ in posh Mayfair’s Farm Street. That houses CEO Sir Martin Sorrell and WPP apparatchiks, not operating companies. In London the phrase ‘Omnicon Towers’ is more appropriate as the WPP rival ...

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Engine Group boosts global digital network by buying Shanghai agency FlipScript

Peter Scott’s Engine Group is buying Shanghai-based digital and social agency FlipScript to create a global digital network with US-based deep Focus and London’s Jam. FlipScript employs 52 people and works for clients including Tourism Australia, Bally, Crocs and Starbucks. ...

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TBWA’s Being Worldwide to open in Shanghai

Omnicom-owned TBWW is launching an new outpost of its Being Worldwide network in Shanghai. Being boss Nicholas Bordas (left) says: “Je suis convaincu que sous la direction de Shel, Being Shanghai aura un grand succès auprès des de clients à ...

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BBH launches global Sprite campaign ‘Camouflage’

Bartle Bogle Hegarty, which has just been wholly-acquired by former part-owner Publicis Groupe, is demonstrating its global capabilities with the launch of this new ‘Camouflage’ campaign for Coca-Cola’s Sprite. The campaign emanated in BBH Shanghai with the involvement of BBH ...

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DDB moves top global creative Amir Kassaei and creative HQ to China

Omnicom-owned DDB is moving its chief creative officer Amir Kassaei and the network’s creative headquarters to Shanghai, a pretty emphatic underlining that China and the wider Far East region is where the money is these days. DDB CEO Chuck Brymer ...

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