F1 defies ban on tobacco sponsorship

Marketing Week

Formula One has come under attack by anti-cigarette campaigners after it emerged that teams are in fresh sponsorship negotiations with tobacco companies. Two cigarette companies are understood to have approached a number of F1 teams, including Switzerland-based Sauber Petronas, with a view to taking up sponsorship rights for next season. A source at Sauber confirms […]

Volkswagen picks Commercial Vehicles chief after reshuffle

Marketing Week

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has appointed Nigel Brotherton as head of marketing after a management reshuffle. Brotherton moves from his role as customer relationship strategy manager at Volkswagen Passenger Cars, where he was also head of advertising and communications for six years in the Nineties. He will be replaced by Kevin Watkins, who has been brought […]


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