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Suzuki rolls out Swift TV campaign

Suzuki is releasing a brand campaign for its Swift range of cars including a TV spot that breaks on Monday.

 

Bravery doesn't exist in advertising

Simon Labbett, the founder and creative director at Hometown London, questions whether bravery is ever an appropriate buzzword for the ad industry.

 

Belvita hands European account to Droga5

Belvita, the Mondelez-owned breakfast bar brand, has hired Droga5 Europe to handle its pan-European advertising account.

 

Mark Lund moves to McCann as UK CEO

Mark Lund, a managing partner at Now, is leaving the agency he helped found to join McCann Worldgroup UK as its chief executive.

 

NSPCC hands creative account to Leo Burnett

NSPCC, the child protection charity, has appointed Leo Burnett as its creative agency ahead of a major campaign it will launch this autumn.

 

Tom Hiddleston Jaguar ad banned for encouraging irresponsible driving

The ad watchdog has banned a Jaguar Land Rover ad starring the actor Tom Hiddleston, who played Loki in the 'Thor' films, for encouraging drivers to behave irresponsibility.

 

O2 dog turns hip hop for Big Bundles

O2 has launched the latest spot in its "be more dog" campaign, featuring the cat living like a hip hop star.

 

McCain calls £20m advertising review

McCain Foods has launched a review of its £20 million UK creative advertising account, putting incumbent BMB at risk.

 

Quiet Storm wins £10m Young's Seafood pitch

Young's Seafood has appointed Quiet Storm to handle its estimated £10 million advertising account, ending its relationship with Mother.

 

Wonga chairman axes elderly puppets

Wonga's new chairman Andy Haste has vowed to scrap the elderly puppet characters the pay-day lender uses in its advertising.

 

Johannes Leonardo handed Vax ad brief

TTI, British-based owner of the Vax range of floor care products, has appointed New York's Johannes Leonardo as its lead creative shop.

 

TfL targets road rage with emotive campaign

Transport for London has unveiled a major behavioural change campaign to try and get people in the capital to be more considerate of each other when they are on the roads.

 

Chambord launches surreal TV campagin

Chambord, the raspberry liqueur, is releasing its first TV campaign since appointing Wieden & Kennedy to its creative account.

 

ASA South Africa drops investigation into "racist" charity ad

South Africa's Advertising Standards Authority has dropped an investigation into a controversial charity ad that showed a white woman feeding scraps to a black child, after the organisation withdrew the spot and apologised.

 

Betfred hands account to Brothers and Sisters

Betfred has appointed Brothers and Sisters to its creative account after a competitive pitch.

 

Gymbox hires Albion for expansion push

Gymbox, the London chain of gyms, has appointed Albion to handle its advertising without a pitch.

 

Chiltern Railways seeks creative shop

Chiltern Railways is reviewing its creative advertising account putting the incumbent, Connect Group, on alert.

 

Metcalfe's set to release quirky debut TV ad

Metcalfe's, which was founded by one of the men behind Pret A Manger, is releasing its first TV ad.

 

Troy Ruhanen becomes global chief executive of TBWA

Omnicom has appointed Troy Ruhanen, an executive vice-president at the ad group, as the president and chief executive of TBWA Worldwide, replacing Tom Carroll.

 

Bonhams appoints Contagious London ahead of contemporary art push

Bonhams, the auction house, has appointed Contagious London to help it become a bigger name in contemporary art sales.

 
 

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