J Walter Thompson has been appointed to handle the United Distillers & Vintners gin brand Tanqueray in all markets outside the US. But UDV says there are no plans to advertise the brand ‘in the immediate future’…
…JWT is to launch the first global branding campaign for express delivery company TNT. The account will be handled in the UK by JWT Manchester. Media buying is through MindShare.
Bean Andrews Norways Cramphorn has won the ad account for designer streetwear brand Sonneti. It will launch a print campaign to run on 48-sheet posters and in men’s style titles in the autumn.
Dynamo Promotions is running a campaign to support the tie-up between Bacardi-Martini’s V2 brand and fashion label Urban Stone.
M&C Saatchi Sponsorship has been appointed by NatWest Card Services to promote its sponsorship of the Jordan Formula One team.
FCA! will introduce an animated character, Dr Heinrich Sprudelberger, as the brand spokesman for Soda Club, which acquired Soda Stream in the UK this month, in a pan-European TV campaign.
Lopex has bought direct marketing agency MBO, which will be merged with existing Lopex agency SLR Direct.
M&C Saatchi has created British Airways’ biggest integrated campaign to date, entitled ‘An Unbelievable Offer’. Consumers booking BA economy tickets can enter a competition to win 40 holidays to Barbados on Concorde, among other prizes.
Nokia Mobile Phones launches a 5m TV, cinema and press advertising campaign on May 29 to support the launch of its 5110 phone with a campaign called ‘Freedom of Expression’.
Sekonda released a statement on Tuesday saying that it has not officially appointed Mustoe Merriman Herring Levy as its advertising agency, but it has asked the agency to ‘develop some creative themes for a future campaign’.
London agencies are teaming up with Welsh agencies for the campaign to promote next year’s elections to the Welsh Assembly. EURO RSCG Wnek Gosper has teamed up with the Petersen Company and Ogilvy & Mather is in talks with Golley Slater.
We have been asked to point out that Keith Carby is a non-executive director of financial retail specialist CST Intelligence (MW May 14).