Publicis Worldwide Expands Its Digital Expertise in the Latin American and African Markets with Three Key Moves
(Paris) Publicis Groupe announces today the expansion of the Publicis Worldwide network and strengthening of its digital expertise in the African and LatAm regions with two key acquisitions and an investment.
Publicis Groupe Half-Year Financial Statement Liquidity Contract
(Paris) Under the liquidity contract with Kepler Capital Markets SA, the following means were attributable to the liquidity contract at June 30, 2014: - 45,000 Publicis Groupe shares - €13,759,425.18
World Premiere: Publicis Lights Up the Champs Elysées: a Creative, Enchanting and Unique Digital Show
(Paris) Beginning July 7, 2014, Publicis Groupe unveils the new illuminated façade of its Groupe headquarters 133 Avenue des Champs Elysées to both employees and the public. This illumination, with its unprecedented and remarkable technological prowess, will activate every evening at sunset.
Publicis Groupe Creates a Leading European Digital Communications Hub with Acquisition of Proximedia
(Paris) Publicis Groupe today announces the acquisition of Cybermedia, parent company of Proximedia, the leading web services provider for SMEs in Belgium and the Netherlands.
(India) Leo Burnett India and Sony Entertainment TV highlight sensitive North-East India racial discrimination issue in latest campaign to launch KBC8
(Mumbai) Sony Entertainment Television, one of the leading general entertainment channels in India is back with its 8th season of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Thenation’s most eagerly‐awaited television show goes 'inclusive' in its launch campaign this year, promising to bring more than just the family together, highlighting the sensitive North‐East India racial discrimination issue in the country.
(Netherlands) The Real Girl with a Pearl Earring by Koen/Publicis Amsterdam
All over the world you’ll find reproductions of the Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer.
(Brazil) Skol beer launches six-pack made of ice
Skol has made the first ice pack in the world. The unique packaging, totally made of ice, was signed by F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and chills without freezing the beer.
awards / ranking
(China) Saatchi & Saatchi China Named In-House PR Team of the Year by PRWeek Asia
Saatchi & Saatchi China’s Communications Team has been named ‘In-house PR Team of The Year’ at PRWeek Awards Asia 2014. The PRWeek Awards is an unrivalled benchmark for the region’s communications industry. Now in their 13th year, the Asia awards signify a closer alignment with the global PRWeek brand and its awards programmes in the US and the UK.
(United States) Starcom USA Named a 2014 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles
Media agency Starcom USA was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. This eighth annual program was created by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group.
(United States) Editorial/op-ed by ET Franklin on the lack of diversity in advertising, Adweek
By Esther FranklinTo truly win over the expanding and highly influential U.S. growth communities, culture insight must be woven into strategy.
SMG China and Tencent to jointly develop unique experience ideas for SMG China clients http://t.co/9IotePQIwZ @Global_SMG
latest facebook post
"How can we live in the future if we can't offer a job to the new generation?" As one of Nestlé's business partners in the Alliance for YOUth initiative, Maurice Lévy, Chairman & CEO of Publicis Groupe, speaks about welcoming the new generation as part of building the future of European economy.
events / speeches
(United States) Daniel Bonner, Global Chief Creative Officer, Razorfish to Chair 10th Annual MMA Global SmartiesTM Awards Jury of Creative and Marketing Leaders
The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the leading global trade association for the mobile industry, today announced that Daniel Bonner, Global Chief Creative Officer of Razorfish will serves as the jury chair for the 10th annual Smarties awards program. A recognized creative mover and innovator, Bonner will lead a formidable jury of over 20 agency and brand leaders who are all committed to inspiring the advancement of mobile marketing.
(United States) DigitasLBi celebrates the 15th anniversary of its Eternship Program
BOSTON, MA – July 7, 2014 – Global marketing and technology agency DigitasLBi is hosting its 15th annual Eternship program, from July 7-11.
(United Arab Emirates) Fred Joseph, CEO, Performics EMEA, elected to the MMA’s EMEA board of directors
The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the leading global trade association for the mobile industry, has elected Fred Joseph, CEO of Performics EMEA, to the EMEA Board of Directors for 2014.
(France) Arnauld Wechsler joins DigitasLBi as Business Director
Levallois-Perret, le 02 juillet 2014 – DigitasLBi recrute son nouveau Directeur Conseil pour les comptes Luxe et Premium, Arnauld WECHSLER.
(Singapore) Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore grows its Integrated Pampers Team
Cyril Bedat joins Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore as Global Digital Director, overseeing Saatchi & Saatchi’s digital work for Pampers worldwide. He adds to the digital capability of the agency’s Integrated Pampers Team announced earlier this year and will join Nick Morrell, Falk Fuhrmann, Paul Copeland and Tim Ball in driving the account.
(France) Saatchi & Saatchi appoint new CEO in France
Giuseppe Caiazza, current CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi in Italy and Head of Automotive Business EMEA has further expanded his role to include leadership of Saatchi Saatchi & Saatchi + Duke France. Caiazza replaces Elie Ohayon who is transferring to a new role within Publicis Groupe.