The Marketing Agencies Association (MAA) has today announced that Ian Millner, CEO of creative agency Iris, will continue his role as Chairman of the trade body for the next year.
Millner was appointed to the post in February 2011 for a two-year term and his continuation has been prompted by the board and member agencies.
Streetcar entrepreneur Brett Akker and WorkClub and Agency Republic founder Jon Claydon have joined London-based start-up YunoJuno - the social platform for freelance recruitment, as Chairman and Advisor.
A series of PSA posters for the Singapore Cancer Society depict women in a Marilyn Monroe-like pose that some have dubbed sexist and voyeuristic while others mistook the poster for a fashion ad. Not great for a just cause that's trying to encourage women get tested regularly for cervical cancer.
In a poll conducted by Strait Times, 25% of respondents found the ad offensive yet 64% found the ad perfectly acceptable. The rest of the story.
- Thanks to a new feature from Brayola, the startup looking to pair your boobs with the right bra, you can not only check out an endless stream of breasts but perhaps you can even find a bra that fits correctly.
- According to the company, 80 percent of women are wearing the wrong size bra.
- Shocking, no? But the new Fit or Not feature from Brayola aims to change all that, and not in the most traditional way you might imagine.
Harrison will be reporting to Moray MacLennan, CEO at M&C Saatchi Worldwide. She joins the agency from Bernie Eccelstone's Formula One Management, where she was Marketing and Sponsorship Director, tasked with developing new strategic partnerships for the sport.
Prior to working at Formula One Management, Harrison was Deputy Managing Director at Atelier Leo Burnett, and has also worked at leading agencies such as Euro RSCG, JWT London, and Publicis. In 2003 she founded Publicis Focus – a communications agency specialising in marketing to women – together with Miriam Jordan Keane. [more…]