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Topic: China

Rapp Names a New Global CEO

Alexei Orlov succeeds Bob Horvath

Rapp is getting a new global CEO. Volkswagen Group's Alexei Orlov will assume the role in July, reporting to Dale Adams, Chairman and CEO of Omnicom Group's Diversified Agency Services, the…

Wieden + Kennedy Shanghai Finds ECD at JWT

Yang Yeo will join the agency in August

Wieden + Kennedy has reached into JWT to fill one of the top creative roles in its Shanghai, China office.  Yang Yeo, North Asia ecd and China chairman at JWT, will…

Volkswagen Freaks Out a Whole Movie Theater With Devious 'Don't Text and Drive' PSA

One small distraction

We've seen lots of "Don't text and drive" ads lately. With this one from Ogilvy Beijing, Volkswagen drove the message home to a captive movie-theater audience in a way they'll…

Coca-Cola Invents 16 Crazy Caps to Turn Empty Bottles Into Useful Objects

Ogilvy's '2nd Lives' campaign

Rejoice, happy-go-lucky and environmentally conscious Coca-Cola lovers. Thanks to this new "2nd Lives" kit from the brand, you can now transform your Coke into something even more delightful. Is that just…

How Advertising Powers China's IPO Darling Alibaba

Makes billions from marketing

Alibaba Group finally announced its long awaited public offering Tuesday, disclosing for the first time its financial statements that reveal the inner workings of this Chinese Internet hydra with tentacles…

Omnicom's Q4 Net Declines 2%

Merger costs impact profits

Omnicom Group, hit by professional fees related to its proposed merger with Publicis Groupe, said fourth-quarter net income declined 2 percent to $300.5 million from $307.1 million in the same…

CES 2014 Preview: Time to Learn Mandarin (and Korean)

Vegas gears up for electronics show

As of Monday's pre-show, CES 2014 in Las Vegas is off to a bumpy start, with so many delays out of New York's JFK and LaGuardia airports that vendors and…

Almost Half of The Huffington Post’s Traffic Comes From Overseas

Can it catch up on the revenue side?

The Huffington Post is fast becoming an international media brand. It now publishes eight editions outside the U.S. and expects to export its celebrity, news and aggregation model to Brazil,…

Zenith CEO Steve King: Mobile Will Be the 4th-Largest Ad Medium by 2016

Agency execs predict big growth

At the UBS Media and Communications conference in midtown Manhattan, high-level executives from three major media agencies—GroupM's futures director Adam Smith, Zenith Optimedia's global CEO Steve King and Magna Global's…

Print Ads Just Can't Keep Up With the Porsche 911

Quick thinking by Fred & Farid

Here's a nice, fun, simple campaign for Porsche China by the Shanghai office of Fred & Farid. And kudos to the client for agreeing to lose the beauty shots of…

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