Saatchi & Saatchi Academy launches

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Today (Monday 7th July) we welcome 11 new colleagues into our Agency as we launch our Saatchi & Saatchi Academy for 2014. This year we have selected candidates from a variety of backgrounds (alongside traditional grads) with our heads of department and external talent partners.The Academy will consist of placements within Account Management, Planning, Saatchi Digital, TV and Project Management. Our…

Marie Curie appoints Saatchi & Saatchi London to creative account

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Marie Curie Cancer Care, the registered charity which cares for people with all terminal illnesses providing free practical care and emotional support at home or in one of its hospices, has appointed Saatchi & Saatchi London to its advertising account after a competitive pitch handled by the AAR.The agency will be responsible for all above-the-line and digital communications for the…

Stephen Fry and celebrity friends celebrate the launch of domain .UK

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Nominet and Saatchi & Saatchi have created a social campaign to mark the launch of the domain .UK.Fronted by celebrities Stephen Fry, Martha Lane Fox, Nick D’Aloisio and James Rhodes, the campaign celebrates the release of the .uk domain for the first time, as part of the broader release of more GLTD's (Generic Top-Level Domain’s). Viewed as a more progressive…

Saatchi & Saatchi London group announce senior management changes

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Saatchi & Saatchi London group announce senior management changesSaatchi & Saatchi London Group has named Kate Stanners and Paul Silburn as chief creative officers, while Richard Huntington has been promoted to chief strategy officer, Saatchi & Saatchi London Group. All three will take ultimate responsibility for creative and strategic output across the Saatchi & Saatchi branded group of agencies.At the…

Toyota partner with online pranksters for Aygo campaign Go Fun Yourself

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Toyota is launching a co-created multi-channel campaign ‘Go Fun Yourself’ for the new generation Aygo.Teaming up with online pranksters, comedians, improv actors and YouTube stars to co-create a platform of fun, the campaign intends to emphasise Aygo’s image as the playful, dynamic car of choice suited to those that don’t take themselves seriously.Comprised of a series of prankster style videos…

24th Edition of Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase premiers at Cannes Lions, with pop up screenings in London and around the world

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Saatchi & Saatchi’s New Directors’ Showcase (NDS) is always a highlight of Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, and each year reveals a showreel of the globe’s hottest new directors, carefully curated by the Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide Creative Board, with a unique live element conceived by a team of some of the most talented creative and technical wizards the…

HSBC and Saatchi & Saatchi unveil global relaunch of HSBC Premier

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HSBC and Saatchi & Saatchi unveil global relaunch of HSBC Premier.Saatchi & Saatchi London and HSBC have created a globally integrated campaign for the relaunch of Premier, HSBC’s premium banking and wealth management proposition. The new positioning for HSBC Premier is ‘Personal support, for your Personal Economy”.Saatchi & Saatchi and HSBC took an inside-out approach to the relaunch, starting with…

Usain Bolt returns to star in Visa Europe’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Advertising Campaign

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Visa Europe, an official FIFA Partner has unveiled its latest advertising campaign using its sponsorship of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The campaign sees Visa reunite with the star of its London 2012 campaign - Visa Europe innovations ambassador and confirmed football fan Usain Bolt.The campaign features two phases, the first giving consumers the chance to win trips…

Wall’s launch campaign to showcase the ultimate onesie – the Wall’sie

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Kerry Foods-owned brand Wall’s is to launch an integrated campaign to promote the Wall’s ultimate breakfast sausage by creating its own exclusive range of onesies – or Wall’sies - specially designed to look like normal clothes.The campaign, “Weekend breakfast. We’re all over it.” created by Saatchi & Saatchi London, promotes the new recipe Wall’s sausage, which is perfect for a…

Magnus Djaba, UK CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi London promoted to CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon UK group

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He replaces Robert Senior, who continues in his current role of EMEA CEO at Saatchi & Saatchi. Senior took the SSF UK position in 2007, when the group was originally created. Senior said: “Magnus has deep understanding of - and respect for - the Fallon brand. He is also a natural leader who has achieved great things at Saatchi & Saatchi,…

The Truth About Mums - Challenging our myths about marketing to mothers

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As an industry, we use one little three-letter word to label the nearly 18 million women in the UK that have childen. We spend £1.9 billion targeting this population of primary shoppers. But is that money well spent?In partnership with the parenting phenomenom Mumsnet, we commissioned a ground-breaking piece of research that shines a spotlight on the lives of mothers…

Direct Line appoints Saatchi & Saatchi to its advertising account

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Direct Line has appointed Saatchi & Saatchi London to handle its advertising account following a competitive pitch.The agency will be responsible for all advertising and digital communications for the market-leading insurance specialist.Mark Evans, the marketing director at Direct Line Group, said: "Saatchi & Saatchi demonstrated they were the partner best able to meet our ambition for the Direct Line brand.…