Saatchi & Saatchi Press Ad Targets G8 on Maternal Health

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London - Saatchi & Saatchi London and Freud Communications have co-produced a global press advertising campaign that will directly target G8 leaders including British PM, Gordon Brown, US President, Barack Obama and Italian PM, Silvio Berlusconi, calling on them to fulfil their commitment to maternal health.  As the G8 Summit opens in Italy this week the advert will run globally…

Saatchi & Saatchi EMEA Celebrates 250 Years of Guinness

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Dublin - On 1st July, 2009 GUINNESS, one of the world’s most iconic brands announced its first ever global advertising campaign in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the signing of the lease on St. James’s Gate Brewery. Saatchi & Saatchi EMEA is the lead creative agency behind the world-wide GUINNESS 250 campaign centering on the visionary founder Arthur Guinness,…

Saatchi & Saatchi and T-Mobile Top UK Cannes Rankings

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London - Saatchi & Saatchi London flew the flag for Britain at the 2009 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, as it outperformed all other UK agencies. The agency won a total of six Lions for T-Mobile ‘Dance’, the first piece of work in the ‘Life’s for Sharing’ campaign, which saw 350 dancers break into a ‘flash mob’ style dance routine…

Cannes Success for Saatchi & Saatchi EMEA

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London - Saatchi & Saatchi EMEA has enjoyed great success at the recent 56th Cannes Advertising Festival with a total of 3 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze Lions, as well as a Cyber Gold in the Young Lions competition. The United Kingdom’s T-Mobile ‘Dance’, a standout of the festival, was awarded Gold in Direct, a Gold and Bronze in…

Risk Pays Off: Team One Wins Cannes Media Gold and Silver for Lexus

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In early 2009, Team One took a risk into uncharted territory with an idea to reinvent the magazine…and the risk has paid off.  The agency has been recognized with two wins at the prestigious Cannes Lions 56th International Advertising Festival for its “Reinventing the Magazine” campaign, which was created for luxury automaker Lexus.  Awarded two Media Lions - a Gold…

The 2009 Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase Asks

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Today, Saatchi & Saatchi presents a line up of the world’s best new directing talent at the 19th Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase (NDS). This year’s Showcase answers the question ‘Who’s next’?’  A concise expression of the Showcase’s purpose to identify, nurture and spotlight new creative talent. Past Showcases have featured directors such as Michel Gondry, Tarsem, Jonathan Glazer,…

Saatchi & Saatchi New York Hires Claudine Cheever

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Saatchi & Saatchi New York has announced the appointment of Claudine Cheever as Executive Vice President, Director of Strategic Planning.  She will report to Mary Baglivo, CEO at Saatchi & Saatchi New York; CEO & Chair Americas.  Cheever was previously Executive Vice President, Executive Planning Director at McCann Worldgroup in San Francisco. Baglivo notes: “Claudine is a tremendous talent who has…

New York Festivals Gold & Bronze for Centrade Saatchi & Saatchi Romania

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Bucharest - Centrade Saatchi & Saatchi in Romania has won Gold and Bronze medals at this year's New York Festivals, the second year that the agency has been awarded there. The "Gold World Medal" went to the ‘Unsewn Stains’ print campaign for Procter & Gamble's Ariel in the Home Products/Services category, while the Greenpeace ‘Bomb’ poster picked up an Outdoor "Bronze…

Saatchi & Saatchi Tops the Table at Latvia's Golden Hammer Festival

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Saatchi & Saatchi took the inaugural 'Network of the Year' award at the 10th Golden Hammer International Advertising Festival, held last week in Jurmala, Latvia. Thanks to another excellent performance from MUW Saatchi & Saatchi Slovakia and their ‘Messages’ campaign for T-Mobile, the Network outpaced OMD to come top of the table with 80 points. Entries from 19 European creative…

ICRC and Saatchi & Saatchi Switzerland Launch 'Our World. Your Move.'

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In 2009, the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is commemorating the 150 year anniversary of the battle of Solferino, when the concept of the Red Cross Red Crescent was born.  This year also marks the 90th anniversary of the founding of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the 60th anniversary of the Geneva…

'El Sol' Shines on Del Campo Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi

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Argentine agency Del Campo Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi continues to add to its impressive awards tally, this time positioning it in the top ranks of the most renowned Spanish-speaking agencies.  At the 24th edition of El Sol (The Sun) – the Festival Iberoamericano de la Comunicación Publicitaria - in San Sebastian, Spain, the agency came home with 3 Gold, 1…

Elias Ashkar in Gulf Region's Expatriate Power 50

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DUBAI, UAE - Elias Ashkar, Saatchi & Saatchi’s Regional CEO for Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has been named one of the 50 most influential expatriates in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) by Arabian Business magazine. Saatchi & Saatchi was the only ‘Top Ten’ Regional advertising agency to have made the power list released this week.  The “Expat Power 50”…

New ECD for Saatchi & Saatchi Beijing

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BEIJING - Dean Sciole, Saatchi & Saatchi’s Head of Planning for China, is taking on a new role as Executive Creative Director of the Saatchi & Saatchi Beijing office, effective June 1st. Dean began his career at Saatchi & Saatchi in 1994 as a copywriter in Taiwan, where he worked under creative giants including David Droga and Craig Davis.  He…

'Call for Entries' for Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase

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LONDON - Saatchi & Saatchi has just released a short film as the final call to entry for this year’s New Directors’ Showcase at Cannes. The film begins as an ordinary home video, shot using a handheld camera and taken by a tourist wandering around London.  But the ‘film-maker’ soon gets the directing bug as two Grenadier guards outside Buckingham…