GCap Media, the radio group, has appointed Neil Wyatt as marketing controller for its South-coast stations. He joins from concert promoter Metropolis Music and replaces Sophie Fenning, who has been promoted to regional marketing director.
Heineken has appointed Strawberryfrog to handle its Â£70m global advertising account.
Conran Design Group has devised the creative idea for Waterstone’s Christmas 2005 ad campaign. Beechwood will work alongside the agency to develop the campaign for television. The agencies worked on Waterstone’s Christmas 2004 campaign.
Spirit Advertising has created a TV campaign to launch the Limperts Academy brand in the UK. Limperts specialises in distance learning with a focus on design and home decoration. The ads break this week.
Brands – both B2B and B2C – should focus less on keywords and more on making themselves memorable at the point of the buying decision.
Sebnem Erim believes emotional intelligence – in particular empathy – is as important as intelligence when it comes to building a global marketing career.
Cannes Lions may be a reflection of the best connected – rather than best – people in marketing, but when it comes to tackling issues from the reversal of women’s rights to inclusion, that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
The building society is on the lookout for a new CMO to replace Bennison, who has been chief product and marketing officer at Nationwide since 2016.