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2011-04-29 10:09:00

In the news release, Med Ad News Honors Healthcare Advertisers at 22nd Annual Manny Awards, issued 29-Apr-2011 by UBM Canon over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the sixth paragraph contains new and updated information. The complete, corrected release follows: Med Ad News Honors Healthcare Advertisers at 22nd Annual Manny Awards NEWTOWN, Pa., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon has announced the winners of the 22nd annual Med Ad News Manny Awards 2011. The gala...

2011-04-29 08:00:00

NEWTOWN, Pa., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon has announced the winners of the 22nd annual Med Ad News Manny Awards 2011. The gala event, held at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, culminated with the naming of AbelsonTaylor Inc. as Agency of the Year: Category I. The award honors the most outstanding healthcare advertising agency with revenue of more than $50 million. Sixteen additional awards were bestowed throughout the evening to agencies achieving excellence in a variety...

2011-04-26 13:30:00

MONTREAL, April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Groupe Aeroplan Inc. (TSX: AER), today announced that industry veteran Peter DeNunzio is joining its Carlson Marketing unit as President, Customer Loyalty, U.S. region.  DeNunzio will have responsibility for the organization's consumer loyalty practice across five offices in the United States and will join Groupe Aeroplan's U.S. Executive Leadership team. With over 25 years of experience in marketing, advertising and direct-to-consumer...

2011-03-04 13:13:00

CHICAGO, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB Chicago announced today that it has named Jonathan Sackett EVP, Chief Digital Officer, Managing Director, in a new position for the agency. "In the last few months, we've taken major steps toward transforming this agency into the creative shop Ewan and I want it to be," said Mark O'Brien, President of DDB North America. "This new senior leadership position is more than a traditional CDO - it's designed to ensure that we bring the latest...

2011-02-09 14:19:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Valentine's Day approaching, expect things to heat up in your neighborhood for people looking to find where the action is thanks to Heat Tracker for the iPhone and iPod Touch, developed and owned by advertising agency Draftfcb Chicago and powered by Foursquare. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/draftfcb/48606/ Using Foursquare's check-in data, Heat Tracker identifies the...

2010-12-21 07:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China TransInfo Technology Corp. (Nasdaq: CTFO) ("China TransInfo" or the "Company"), a leading provider of comprehensive intelligent transportation solutions and traffic information services in China through its affiliate, China TransInfo Technology Group Co., Ltd. (the "Group Company"), today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Mr. Roger (Rong) Zhang as the Company's new Chief Financial Officer,...

2010-11-12 15:59:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Advertising Federation awarded Draftfcb Executive Chairman Howard Draft with the organization's Silver Medal Lifetime Achievement Award during a dinner last night at The Drake Hotel in Chicago. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101112/CG00752) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101112/CG00752) In his acceptance speech, Draft thanked those in attendance as well as his numerous colleagues throughout his career. "I'm...

2010-11-08 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Nov. 9, Draftfcb will host its seventh supplier diversity vendor fair, this one to be held in the agency's Chicago offices. During this event, certified small, minority- and women-owned businesses will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with agency decision-makers regarding Draftfcb's business requirements and specific client needs. The purpose of this event is to identify minority vendors specializing in the following disciplines:...

2010-11-04 17:48:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Pacchini has been appointed president of Draftfcb Asia Pacific (APAC), effective immediately. Pacchini will direct operations across the region while retaining his role as executive overseer of Draftfcb's largest global account SC Johnson (SCJ). "Mark has extensive knowledge of the APAC region, having traveled there frequently over the last 17 years," said Laurence Boschetto, global CEO and president of Draftfcb. "While helping to fortify our...

2010-10-12 16:21:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Draftfcb Executive Chairman Howard Draft was inducted into the 2010 Direct Marketing Association (DMA) Hall of Fame today alongside Rance Crain, president of Crain Communications Inc. and editor-in-chief of Advertising Age, Crain's Chicago Business, Crain's New York Business and TelevisionWeek. The pair was recognized during an Awards Luncheon as part of the DMA2010 Conference & Exhibit in San Francisco. "I am sincerely honored and humbled to be...


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