MAM

DDB's global creative centre moves to Shanghai

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/02/DDB%20Mudra.jpg?itok=SaRiRnh8

MUMBAI: In a move to reinforce its presence in the APAC region, DDB Worldwide has announced that chief creative officer Amir Kassaei will be establishing DDB‘s global creative centre in Shanghai. Kassaei was appointed DDB Worldwide’s chief creative officer in February 2011.

This new move complements DDB Group Asia Pacific, India and Japan chairman and CEO John Zeigler’s relocation to Singapore in December 2011. It is believed to be the first time a global Madison Avenue agency has moved its creative headquarters to China.

Patrick Rona, who was earlier Tribal DDB Worldwide Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) president and DDB Group EMEA chief digital officer, has also been relocated to Singapore and will serve as Tribal DDB Asia Pacific‘s new President and chief digital officer for DDB Group Asia Pacific in January 2012.

Zeigler said, "We‘re very honoured to have our global creative centre in Asia. World-class brands are moving here and they deserve world-class creative they have become accustomed to. Amir, with our top creative talent across the region, will deliver just this. I‘m sure of it. DDB Group Asia Pacific now has three core regional hubs – Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai. Amir‘s move makes China the centre piece for our global creative work."

DDB Worldwide CEO Chuck Brymer said, "This is one of the most significant moves we have made in the history of DDB. The world as we know it is changing and our industry‘s growth market is now without doubt the Asian region. Move over New York, London, Paris. Hello Shanghai, Mumbai, Singapore. With this in mind, there‘s no time better to set up our creative powerhouse in China."

Kassaei joined DDB as chief creative officer and associate partner of DDB Germany, in 2003. As the youngest DDB chief creative officer in Europe, he quickly transformed it into one of the most creative and successful agencies in Germany. Under his leadership, DDB Germany has also been ranked as the most awarded German agency in the Gunn Report. During his tenure at DDB Germany Kassaei founded and established Tribal DDB Germany as a modern, multichannel agency. He is currently based in New York and his move to Shanghai is imminent.

Amir has worked on a range of the world‘s major brands, including Allianz, Apple, Adidas, Bosch, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Nike, Reebok and Volkswagen.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/16/madhvan.jpg?itok=rb_NweV9
EliteMatrimony signs R Madhavan

The premium matchmaking service for the upper crust in India, EliteMatrimony, has launched a new TV commercial starring actor R Madhavan.

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/16/parle.jpg?itok=ax1fIEKD
Parle 20-20 tickles a funny bone to reward positive thinking

Parle Products, India’s favourite FMCG brand has launched a new campaign titled, ‘Taste mein 20 out of 20’ for its leading cookie brand, 20-20.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/16/ikea.jpg?itok=LGKUaYmb
IKEA launches first campaign in India

We all know by now that Swedish brand IKEA is all set to foray into the Indian market. The launch of the brand has been a much awaited one.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/16/collage.jpg?itok=m591a59y
IdeateLabs beefs up leadership team with two senior appointments

Digital marketing agency IdeateLabs has appointed Ruchika Kumar and Pallavi Naidu as business heads at its Mumbai office. Together, they will focus on expanding the agency’s business verticals through geographies, managing project P&Ls, forging existing and new business partnerships, building...

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/14/jermy.jpg?itok=ENOtkFo0
McCann terminates global CCO Jeremy Perrot

Based on employee complaints for violating the company’s code of conduct, McCann Health’s global chief creative officer Jeremy Perrott has been terminated.

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/14/bbigb.jpg?itok=6TdDsrPh
Syska Group appoints Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador

Syska Group, a home grown brand, which has entered the wires and cables segment in India, has recently taken Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador with campaigns to kick start on television screens very soon.

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/14/abhishek.jpg?itok=x7WiM3MP
McCann Worldgroup hires Abhishek Chaswal as executive creative director

McCann Delhi hires Abhishek Chaswal as executive creative director. He has got 16 years of experience and has worked in the advertising field with agencies like Result McCann, Percept, Euro RSCG, Leo Burnett, Cheil & Contract. His last tenure was with Enormous.

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/14/rohit.jpg?itok=9G4Snjsr
Zomato announces Rohithari Rajan as new global head Ad Sales Business

In a recent development, Zomato has appointed Rohithari Rajan as business head, global ad sales.

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/07/14/deepak.jpg?itok=IWgDUqLQ
Multiplex association says no order from govt about allowing outside food in theatre

A relief has been granted to cine-goers when a Maharashtra minister stated in the state assembly on Friday that there is no ban on people carrying outside food into cinema theatres.

MAM Marketing MAM

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories