Nickelodeon UK has appointed David Lynn as senior vice-president, managing director. Lynn moves across from sister network Paramount Comedy UK, where he was general manager.
Levonelle morning-after pill has caused outrage with its press campaign, triggering complaints that the ad, which uses the strapline “Immaculate contraception? If only”, offends religious sensibilities. The campaign has triggered 105 complaints, which are being investigated by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The complainants also claim the ad, created by J Walter Thompson, is “irresponsible” […]
Direct Marketing Association West chairman Ian Hughes has been arrested and charged with obtaining a money transfer by deception. A leading member of the direct marketing community, Hughes, who is also the managing director of Bristol-based Consumer Intelligence, was arrested on August 9 and bailed pending further enquiries. He was rearrested last Friday and will […]
Clear Channel has hired Rob Atkinson to replace Adam Butterworth as sales director of its specialist six-sheet division Adshel. Atkinson joins from Ireland on Sunday, where he has been commercial director since last year.
The UK’s international aid organisations are launching a joint campaign for the first time, aimed at rebuilding the prospects of the entire category.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From P&G’s improvement in marketing effectiveness to the rise in investment for market research, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
While more than a third of marketers expect to see new hires over the next three months, expansion plans have begun to tail off since hitting a peak last year.
Targeting some “fairly lofty growth aspirations” in 2022, Volvo plans to use its “marketing machine” to attract a new generation of customers.