Marketing & Comunication


Niantic gets investment from IVP and bringing Harry Potter’s magic to the real world

Institutional Ventures Partners (IVP) officially announced today that the comapny has led Niantic’s $245 million Series C financing round held in late December 2018. Other companies such as Samsung Ventures, aXiomatic Gaming, Battery Ventures, Causeway Media Partners and CRV participated as well along with IVP in the Series C round of investment of this tech […]

17 January, 2019


Serviceplan, Hakuhodo and Unlimited get allied in the local insights field

Serviceplan, Hakuhodo and Unlimited have signed a strategic alliance to provide clients and prospects with a genuine global offering based on locally rooted insight. This announcement follows the appointment of Markus Noder as the new Holding Managing Director of the Serviceplan Group, effective 1st January 2019. The global alliance between Serviceplan (headquarters Munich, Germany), Hakuhodo […]

16 January, 2019


Get to know Chris Hirst the new CEO Havas Creative Global Network

Chris Hirst has been appointed CEO for the Havas Creative Global Network, at the end of last week, effective immediately. He succeeds in this responsibility Yannick Bolloré, who took on his father’s role as Chairman of Vivendi’s Supervisory Board last year. Most recently Hirst was CEO, Havas Europe and CEO, Havas Group UK. In his […]

15 January, 2019


Sorrell’s S4 Capital reports 46% revenues growth and two major assigments in 4thQ

S4 Capital, the digital and investment company established by Sir Martin Sorrell after he was forced to step down at WPP, posted euro reportable revenues were up almost 46%, gross profit up almost 40% and operating EBITDA at the MediaMonks level up almost 118%. The company also informed the London Stock Exchange that prestigious digital […]

1 January, 2019


EU Parliament supports tax on supply of content through digital interfaces

The members of the EU Parliament agreed today by overwhelming mayority new rules on taxing digital services and revenues of digital companies. The new rules widen the list of taxable services adding the supply of content via digital interfaces; the threshold of minimum taxable revenues within the EU is also lowered to €40 million, in […]

13 December, 2018


EU Institutions reach agreement to facilitate access to online TV and radio content accross borders

The negotiators of the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council, have today reached a political agreement on the proposed copyright legislation on TV and radio programmes. Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip said: “I am very pleased we reached yet another agreement that brings us closer to a functioning Digital Single […]

13 December, 2018


Bram Schott fom Marketing and Sales, to lead Audi AG next year

The Supervisory Board of AUDI AG has appointed Bram Schot as the Chairman of the Board of Management effective January 1st, 2019. He is heading the company since June 2018 as interim CEO. Schot will keep temporarily the seat Audi AG Board of Management Member for Sales and Marketing  from 1st january 2019 onwards. Schot […]

12 December, 2018


Hyundai and Kia put their media accounts in review

Hyundai and Kia, both automotive brands belonging to the Korean Hyundai Motor Group, have decided to start off a competitive review process to select a media  agency. To date Havas Media is the comnpany managing both brand’s media investment. Innocean Worldwide, the global lead agency for both brands is running the selection process both in Korea […]

10 December, 2018


Piyush Pandey to take on as Ogilvy’s Worldwide Chief Creative Officer next January

Piyush Pandey, currently Chairman of Ogilvy India, has been named the agency’s next Chief Creative Officer, Worldwide. He will take on this new role on January 2019. He is the most decorated and revered advertising creative in India, but most important he has created and produced, along with his brother Prasoon Pandey some of the […]

5 December, 2018


Read merges Wunderman and JWT to create the new Wunderman Thompson

Just some months after merging Y&R and VML into the new agency VMLY&R, WPP CEO Mark Read takes a new step in his plan to transform WPP agencies into creative+tech companies delivering what clients demand and need nowadays. Today the Group launches second creative-digital tech merger in a row announcig that of JWT and Wunderman […]

26 November, 2018

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