Saatchi & Saatchi Poland Named Agency of the Year

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Warsaw - For the third year running, Saatchi & Saatchi Poland was the most awarded agency at the prestigious KTR Polish Advertising Festival, an achievement which saw them also named Agency of the Year.  In all, the agency won eight awards, including four Gold, two Silver and two Bronze. Two of the Gold awards went to the "Stained Glass Windows"…

Silja Line 'Bon Voyage!' Film Goes Platinum

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Turku - In 2007, the Finnish cruising, car ferry and cargo brand, Silja Line, celebrated its 50th anniversary. Their long journey from a one-vessel shipping company to one of the best known travel brands in Finland was captured by Lahtinen & Mantere Saatchi & Saatchi in a 'docutainment' film called "Bon Voyage!", which has just been honoured with a Platinum…

Ralph Steadman is the Saatchi & Saatchi Hero

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New York - Ralph Steadman, the provocative artist who treats subjects with a caustic mixture of extreme irreverence, brutality and unwincing candor and imagination, will star at the second annual Saatchi & Saatchi Hero Show at the Clio Festival, which will take place May 14-17, 2008 at the Gansevoort South Hotel in South Beach.  The first Saatchi Hero Show in…

China Advertising Association Honours Pully Chau

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Shanghai - China has gone through major transformation of the creative & media industry in the last 30 years. Advertising billing has jumped to Euro 15,730 million in 2006, whilst multiple media opportunities leapfrogged after China's open-door policy came into practice. To recognize the most outstanding industry professionals who have been instrumental in China's advertising evolution, the China Advertising Association…

Saatchi & Saatchi Supports WWF/Traffic Initiative

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Hanoi - WWF Greater Mekong and TRAFFIC have launched the "A Matter of Attitude" print design contest in Vietnam. Interested participants are asked to develop an innovative and exciting print public service announcement (PSA) that tackles the idea of stopping the illegal consumption of wildlife in Vietnam. Six finalists will have a chance to work with Saatchi & Saatchi Vietnam…

Saatchi & Saatchi Shanghai Wins New Suntory Beer

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Shanghai - Saatchi & Saatchi has been appointed by Suntory to launch a new draught beer, 'Fresh', in Shanghai after a pitch that included key Suntory agency, Dentsu. The appointment marks the first time if has broken away from its Japanese agency alignment in the market. The creative task is to rejuvenate and reposition Suntory as an aspirational brand in…

Goafest Success for Saatchi & Saatchi India

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Mumbai - Saatchi & Saatchi India is celebrating a very successful Goafest 2008 festival.  Its nine awards, which included three Golds, took them to fourth in the overall ranking table behind Ogilvy, Leo Burnett and JWT - a clear step forward for the agency towards consolidating its reputation on the creative front. This year's Goafest - the third held - was…

'Call for Entries' for New Directors' Showcase 2008

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London - Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide is gearing up for this year's New Directors' Showcase, to be held at the Cannes International Advertising Festival on Thursday, 19th June. Around the world, our offices have been issuing Calls for Entry - like this must-see viral from Saatchi & Saatchi in London, created by Howard Green and Pablo Videla. TV producers were…

Volvo Car Germany Appoints Saatchi & Saatchi

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Frankfurt - Saatchi & Saatchi Germany is pleased to announce that it has won a prestigious new account. Just months after Saatchi & Saatchi Germany's new alignment and restructuring measures, the concept seems to be working: Volvo Car Germany is moving to the Lovemarks Company. Michael Samak, who became CEO of the agency in January 2008, said, "Our Brand Health…

The Birth of Blue

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San Francisco - At a sold-out event this Thursday evening at San Francisco's Commonwealth Club, Adam Werbach, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi S, the Sustainability division of global ideas company Saatchi & Saatchi, will receive INFORUM's 21st Century Award for visionary leadership. Werbach is being recognized for leading businesses, organizations and individuals toward a more current and relevant understanding of sustainability.…

Team Saatchi Wins Atlantis Launch Campaign

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Dubai - Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai has today awarded a pan-European brief for a multi-platform launch campaign to Team Saatchi following a pitch led by Robert Senior and Kate Stanners. Team Saatchi will develop an integrated marketing communications programme in a campaign that will position the brand in the international arena. The flagship resort, developed by Kerzner International Holdings Limited,…

New CD for Saatchi & Saatchi X Germany

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Frankfurt - Saatchi & Saatchi X has announced that Mark Karatas will join its Frankfurt office on 1 April, as Creative Director. Mark joins from Advanced Marketing Consulting GmbH & Co. As the creative head there, he was in charge of the direction of all of the agency's creative work, including conceptual and executional work (i.e., print, promotions, in-store media, shopper marketing,…

Team One Takes The Ritz-Carlton to the Movies

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El Segundo, CA - In what some may deem a bold move for a luxury brand like The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles-based advertising agency Team One has developed a series of three short films for its client The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. that highlights the brand's high level of service while showcasing its essence in an entertaining, compelling and humanistic way.…

SSF Group Hires Spencer Livermore

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London - The SSF Group has appointed Spencer Livermore, the Prime Minister's director of political strategy, as a senior strategist working across Saatchi & Saatchi and Fallon. As director of political strategy at Number 10, Livermore has been the Prime Minister's most senior strategy adviser since Gordon Brown became Prime Minister in June 2007. Prior to 2007, Livermore was the…