EMAB appoints Hugh Taylor

The England Marketing Advisory Board (EMAB) has appointed Hilton UK & Ireland’s vice-president of marketing, Hugh Taylor, as part-time, non-executive chairman.

Ice cap in hand in aid of Bobby Moore

Ah, April at last. As the daffodils bloom and hedgehogs begin once more to die on the roads, thoughts turn to spring, sunshine and the warming of the world as the northern hemisphere tilts towards the sun. But some people, it seems, haven’t had enough misery. They like the cold and wind and they want […]

Weiden & Kennedy set to win Aiwa account

Sony-owned electronics brand Aiwa is in final discussions with Wieden & Kennedy over its multi-million pound global creative business after a four-way pitch against Fallon, Strawberry Frog and TBWA Worldwide.

P&G to downgrade half of marketing directors

Procter & Gamble is to downgrade half of its marketing directors to the more junior position of associate marketing director, as part of a worldwide reorganisation initiated by global marketing officer Jim Stengel.

Bausch & Lomb promotes marketer to pharmo role

Bausch & Lomb, the eye care specialist, has promoted UK marketing director Anthony John to the newly created role of commercial director for pharmaceuticals, as part of a wider restructuring of its core business areas.

Mercier Gray creates Sega campaign

Mercier Gray has created a European marketing campaign to promote the launch of two Sega computer games, Super Monkey Ball 2 and Super Monkey Ball Junior. The campaign features press and point-of-purchase advertising.

Crude, crass and vulgar. It’s the way of the world…

MFI’s decision to use Ruby Wax as part of an ‘upmarket campaign’ illustrates how the realms of taste have shifted. But let’s not be judgmental, says Iain Murray Among the greatest of contemporary sins is to be judgmental, about some things at any rate. By all means discriminate against racists, sexists and other fashionable outcasts: […]

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