The International Wool Secretariat is launching its first global advertising for the Woolmark this Friday in a 35m multimedia campaign through Abbott Mead Vickers.BBDO.
Friends Provident is understood to have shortlisted agencies for the launch next year of an execution-only insurance sales service over the phone. The insurance company’s 4.5m (Register-MEAL) advertising account is held by McCann-Erickson.
The Scottish Tourist Board is inviting pitches for its 1.5m ad account as it begins its statutory review. Its contract with incumbent agency Faulds, which has just launched a new campaign, ends in March next year. An agency will be chosen by Christmas.
Lever Brothers has appointed Mustoe Merriman Herring Levy to work on a 1m campaign to revive the Shield range of deodorising soaps and shower gels. Media planning and buying will remain with Initiative.
Griffin Bacal has held on to the 1.5m Ryan Air account.
Bates Dorland is understood to have met Spillers and discussed its ad account, although discussions fell short of a pitch.
Claydon Heely International has been appointed by Pilkington Europe to handle a two-year, 2m through-the-line pan-European campaign for the launch of a mystery product.
Option One is handling a 500,000 campaign for UCI cinemas to promote a two-for-one ticket promotion with Empire magazine.
Carolyn Brook, Interflora account director with D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, has died following a battle against cancer.
Vardon Attractions, owner of Sea Life centres and the London Dungeon, is expected to appoint an ad agency later this week.
KLP is to be responsible for a below-the-line campaign for The Observer (see story this page).
Night Nurse and Day Nurse are being relaunched by SmithKline Beecham in September in a 2m ad campaign through Grey. Media buying will be done through MediaCom.