All posts by Kit Lee

December 12

Havas Media Asia-Pacific is appointed as the global media AOR for Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, following a competitive pitch that included Starcom and OMD in its final stages. The account is worth $30 million per year, according to R3.

December 7

HTC appoints OMG to its $160 million global media planning and buying business. It is likely HTC will work with more than one of OMG’s media networks in order to avoid conflict with the group’s other clients, including Sony Mobile and Apple.

January 18

Havas rebrands its MPG Media Contacts network as Havas Media, scrapping the 35-year-old media planning brand and aping the rebrand of its creative network to Havas Worldwide.

January 15

Getty Images launches The Feed, an application to showcase its images through social media by curating real-time collections of pictures connected to topics that are trending on Twitter.

February 18

Chris O’Donnell joins Posterscope Worldwide as its global commercial director based in Hong Kong, which marks the first global role outside of London for Posterscope.