Saatchi & Saatchi South Africa Wins Sanofi-Aventis Account

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Johannesburg - Leading multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis has appointed Saatchi & Saatchi as its new creative agency for its entire PharmaChoice portfolio of products, and has signed a contract for communications billings worth an estimated R30 million.“With the acquisition of PharmaChoice by Sanofi-Aventis, we needed to partner with a leading advertising company who understands consumer advertising,” says PharmaChoice head, Carel…

Facto Saatchi & Saatchi Wins Reunion Island Tourism

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Sainte-Clotilde - Facto Saatchi & Saatchi has been appointed by IRT (Reunion Island Department of Tourism) to help raise the island’s attractiveness as a holiday destination for the French market, through a new Euro 2 million campaign. The appointment came after a pitch process that involved several major European agencies, making the win even more impressive. To help make Reunion…

Excel Awards Honour Comstat's Ana Maria Echenique

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San Juan - Ana María Echenique, president of Comstat, Puerto Rico’s leading public relations firm, was recently honoured as the Distinguished Public Relations Practitioner of the Year, the top award granted by the Association of Public Relations Professionals of Puerto Rico. Comstat, a division of Badillo Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, was also awarded two Excel Awards in this year’s competition…

'Le Corps Mince de Francoise' Rides High on Jopo Bikes

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Helsinki - Lahtinen & Mantere Saatchi & Saatchi has taken Jopo bicycles on its first step towards a European launch through a tie-in with a new music video from Finnish band Le Corps Mince de Francoise. In the video for their new single ‘Something Golden’, the band members are seen riding through the night-time city on their Jopo bikes. Le…

Saatchi & Saatchi Italy Wins Postel Pitch

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Milan - Postel, a company of the Poste Italiane Group, has assigned its communication campaign to Saatchi & Saatchi Italy.  The choice of the agency, led by Fabrizio Caprara and Jonathan Grundy, follows a consultation that involved several agencies. Postel operates in the communication services business, specifically designed for companies and public services. Furthermore, it offers integrated solutions for the management…

Saatchi & Saatchi X Brings Shopper Marketing to Dubai

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Dubai - Saatchi & Saatchi X, the leading shopper marketing network and part of the Saatchi & Saatchi group, is today officially launching in Dubai.  The Saatchi & Saatchi group is owned by the world’s fourth-largest advertising network, Publicis Groupe. Based in Jumeirah, Saatchi & Saatchi X will be providing shopper marketing services to the region’s brands, retailers and shopping…

New 'PSP' Web Platform From Saatchi & Saatchi S

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San Francisco - Saatchi & Saatchi S has partnered with AngelPoints, a pioneering provider of enterprise software solutions for employee engagement and responsibility, to offer clients an innovative web-based platform for building a culture of sustainability within any organization. The newly launched PSP platform enables employees to chart individual and collective progress on a secure and reliable site easily accessed…

St Anne's Homes Annual Report Goes Under the Hammer

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Cape Town - Creative agency Saatchi & Saatchi Cape Town has led pro bono client St Anne’s Homes, a century-old shelter providing support and rehabilitation for pregnant, abused and homeless women in Cape Town, to an off-beat world-first auction. “Ironically, an Annual Report which reflects the financial standing of an organisation ends up costing the organisation money rather than contributing…

Team Saatchi UK Wins Olympus PEN Camera

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London - Team Saatchi announces that it has been appointed as the lead creative agency to promote the newest Olympus camera, the Olympus PEN E-P1.  Team Saatchi, the full service, boutique agency that is part of the worldwide Saatchi & Saatchi network, won the account following a three-way competitive pitch against incumbent agency, Red Brick Road and Bonfire Creative Intelligence.…

Ferrero Italia Chooses Saatchi & Saatchi Italy

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Milan - Ferrero Italia has chosen Saatchi & Saatchi as the first full strategic and creative partner to work alongside Pubbliregia, their in-house agency.  The first creative work is already under production. "We are very happy and proud to work with a Company which has invented so many Lovemarks,” says Jonathan Grundy, Chief Executive Officer of Saatchi & Saatchi Italy together…

Saatchi & Saatchi NY Ranks #3 in Creativity Awards Report

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New York - Crain Communications’ Creativity Magazine has published its highly anticipated “Creativity Awards Report,” citing Saatchi & Saatchi New York as the third most-awarded agency in the world.  In addition, Saatchi & Saatchi New York’s Chief Creative Officer Gerry Graf (pictured) ranks as the third most-awarded Creative Director on the planet.  Each year the editors of Creativity Magazine compile results…

Loerie Success for Saatchi & Saatchi South Africa

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Johannesburg - Saatchi & Saatchi South Africa won two golds at the prestigious Loerie awards on Friday, one for its ‘Fetch Campaign’ for Eukanuba under the experiential category for alternative media and field marketing, and one for its ‘Makita Wall’ outdoor campaign, under the ambient media category. With these wins Saatchi & Saatchi now ranks 6th in the agency group…

Ad Age Hispanic Creative Award Success for Conill

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Los Angeles - Conill, Saatchi & Saatchi's Latino Ideas Company, had a strong showing at the 2009 Advertising Age Hispanic Creative Advertising Awards, earning seven awards across five categories. The event was held on September 18 in Miami, FL as part of the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) Annual Conference. "I'm very pleased with our performance this year, particularly for…

Vivesco appoints Saatchi & Saatchi Germany

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Frankfurt - After a professionally orchestrated pitch, pharmacy co-operative vivesco has assigned its increased advertising budget to Saatchi & Saatchi Germany. 15 agencies were involved in the initial screening process with 5 going through to the first round of pitches.  In the classical final 2 agency shoot-out, Saatchi & Saatchi Germany was finally victorious.   “We want to build a…