GNER pitch is still in progress

May I correct your story (MW January 4) claiming that GNER has recently appointed an advertising agency following a competitive pitch.

No decision has yet been made. We have drawn up a final shortlist. The statutory pitch process is still very much in progress and we expect to make an appointment by early spring.

Alan Hyde

Corporate Affairs Manager



Banc to take on Lib Dem account

Marketing Week

The Liberal Democrat Party is working with Banc on its creative advertising campaign for the next General Election. The party is also talking to Bournemouth media agency GJR Advertising about handling its media buying account. Liberal Democrats director of communications David Walter says: “The Liberal Democrats will fight a positive campaign which does not underestimate […]

Time marketing director makes sudden departure

Marketing Week

Time Computers’ marketing director Mike Phillipson has made an abrupt exit from the group, after less than six months in the job. The Lancashire-based computer manufacturer confirms that Phillipson left on the same day that he tendered his resignation. The company says that he has left to write a novel and screenplay, with no suggestion […]


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