AUCKLAND, Today: A little over 80 years since the first Beetle rolled off the production line, Volkswagen – with DDB still in the co-driver’s seat – is bidding farewell to the iconic model which truly cemented itself in both motoring and advertising history.
AUCKLAND, Today: TBWA has launched a new brand platform for popular Kiwi drink Long White Vodka.
AMSTERDAM, Wednesday: Wunderman Thompson has appointed Bas Korsten and Daniel Bonner as global chief creative officers – the first appointment to the role since J Walter Thompson merged with Wunderman a year ago, parting ways with JWT global CCO Matt Eastwood.
AUCKLAND, Today: Southern Cross Health Society, with guidance from creative agency True and media agency MBM, is about to become “the first health insurance company in the world” (according to Porter Novelli PR) to launch a digital human.
AUCKLAND, Today: Leading NZ architect and design firm Jasmax has joined software-maker Journey to launch a new design direction and brand identity.
AUCKLAND, Today: Global communications platform Iprex has announces the appointment of Pead PR NZ MD Sarah Munnik as its new Asia-Pacific regional president.
AUCKLAND, Today: Marketing agency Hype & Dexter NZ is one of only 13 global agencies named in the first cohort of Advanced Implementation Certified partners by HubSpot.
SINGAPORE, Tuesday: Creative agency VCCP Singapore has launched a fully integrated campaign to announce Cathay Pacific’s enhanced Business Class experience that offers “a suite of thoughtfully chosen enhancements to the service with soft products and culinary offerings”.
SYDNEY, Today: This week’s Bestadsontv judge Juan Pablo Valencia, regional creative advisor, FCB Artgroup Central Asia division, has selected FCB & Thick As Thieves’ NZ Post Christmas tvc (scroll down for the link) as the best of the site’s weekly global ranking.
AUCKLAND, Today: Spark NZ recently worked with creative agency 99 to launch an immersive virtual reality experience in its Newmarket store as part of a Christmas campaign and ongoing event series.