Shanghai, November 13, 2013 – Connected technology is giving women in Asia and around the world new social, emotional and economic powers, according to findings released today from a joint MSLGROUP and Dot Complicated research study*. The study also shows that the same connected technology is creating key modern challenges for these ‘wired women’.
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Shanghai, November 8, 2013 – MSLGROUP, the strategic communications and engagement consultancy of Publicis Groupe, and the largest brand and reputation advisory network in Europe, Greater China, India and Asia overall, today announced a series of strategic new hires in Asia.
The Holmes Report described MSLGROUP as having formidable corporate communications and public affairs capabilities
Shanghai, October 16th, 2013: MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe’s strategic communications and engagement consultancy, was named the ‘Best Corporate Consultancy in the World 2013′ by The Holmes Report, one of the most authoritative commentators in the communications industry. The recognition is a testimony to the consultancy’s strengths in helping its clients establish, protect and expand their business through strategic reputation management and corporate advisory practices.
Paul Holmes, editor of The Holmes Report, said of the award, “MSLGROUP has quietly pulled together one of the most formidable corporate capabilities in the world…providing an impressive range of financial communications and corporate and public affairs counsel.” This highly prestigious acknowledgment comes within weeks after The Holmes Report appointed MSLGROUP as ‘Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year.’
Glenn Osaki, Asia President, MSLGROUP, said: “In Asia, more and more of our clients are turning to MSLGROUP for higher value communications advisory. This has given us the opportunities to provide counsel beyond communicating a business strategy but for the shaping of it. To ensure that we stay close to our clients’ business, we have focused on strengthening our Strategic Communications Advisory in Asia, including investing to ensure that we have the strongest talent in public affairs and government relations in China, India and Singapore, as well as establishing our regional Financial Communications practice in Hong Kong in 2012.”
Highlights from MSLGROUP in Asia include multiple high-level and cross-market advisory work across the region for clients including P&G, Coca-Cola, Walmart, Business Software Alliance, and Invest in France Agency. MSLGROUP is playing a large role to provide integrated communications for leading companies in India, including Dell and United Technologies (UTC). The China team regularly advises C-suite executives on all issues related to communications with significant impact on business strategy, including its 15+ year client, IKEA. Since 1997, Genedigi Group in China has been providing strategic public affairs and corporate communications counsel to a large number of Fortune 500 companies and Chinese firms.
On the global scale, examples of MSLGROUP’s world-class advisory includes its strategic corporate counsel for UTC across its diversified aerospace and building systems industries, which has helped UTC to become one of the most admired companies in the world; a 15-market thought leadership and public affairs campaign for the World Gold Council; Kekst’s work on the American Airlines bankruptcy and subsequent merger with US Airways; reputation and issues management for Google in Germany and Italy; and CNC’s work on the Vodafone/KDG takeover and Lufthansa’s sale of BMI to British Airways.
BEIJING, September 24, 2013: MSLGROUP in China, Publicis Groupe’s strategic communications and engagement company, wins recognition at the 14th Promotional Marketing Awards of Asia (PMAA), or “2013 Dragons of Asia”, for Perfetti Van Melle China. The annual PMAA Dragons of Asia recognizes the finest work carried out by Marketing Professionals across all Marketing Communications disciplines, throughout Asia.
MSLGROUP in China celebrates a Silver Award for campaign “Alpenliebe – Inspiring Chinese to Act More Kindly, 365 Days a Year”, in the Best Use of Public Relations category. The campaign also received an Order of Merit in the Best Social Marketing category.
Shanghai, 19 September 2013 – MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe’s strategic communications and engagement consultancy took home their ‘Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year’ award by The Holmes Report last night at the Asia-Pacific SABRE awards ceremony. Genedigi Group, a part of MSLGROUP, also picked up a SABRE award, winning GOLD in the Marketing for Consumer (Existing Product) category for Beijing Hyundai – Little Savings Go A Long Way.
The SABRE Awards and The Holmes Report Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year, celebrated together, shine a spotlight on best-in-class communication campaigns and agencies across the region. MSLGROUP’s success follows a year of unprecedented award wins for the agency in Asia, including:
Full roster of new business wins with local and international brands further strengthen regional presence
Shanghai, August 1, 2013: MSLGROUP, the strategic communications and engagement consultancy of Publicis Groupe, and the largest brand and reputation advisory network in Asia, India and Greater China, today announced a series of new business wins across the region. Teams from MSLGROUP in China, India, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore collectively won a string of new business pitches over the past two quarters, demonstrating its creative and strategic leadership in Asia. Among the many new assignments were 360-degree marketing solutions for multiple Beiersdorf brands, Marriott and Disney, while Huawei, Electrolux, Brother and Johnson Controls chose to expand their cooperation with MSLGROUP to additional markets in Asia.
Mumbai, India, 22nd July 2013: MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe’s flagship strategic communications and engagement consultancy and the largest public relations and social media network in India, today announced a series of recent new business wins during June and July 2013; JW Marriott Bengaluru, Big Bazaar, Whirlpool, Investors’ Clinic and The Institute of Neurosciences – Kolkata have all chosen MSLGROUP as their partner for strategic advisory and creative unbound communications and engagement solutions in India.
Programs include brand building, reputation management, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and crisis- and issues management.
On July 15, MSLGROUP released its latest whitepaper, ‘Leveling The M&A Playing Field’, an excellent piece of thought leadership authored by our China team.
As I read it, it struck me that India and China, apart from being the fastest growing economies, also form one of the most intense regional rivalries in the world. The rivalry spans the business and military spheres and involves a heated dispute over territory.
The standoff has impacted what should have been a thriving trade relationship.
MSLGROUP in ‘Pole Position’; plans to further strengthen its leadership position in Asia
Singapore, 15 July 2013 - MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe’s strategic communications and engagement consultancy was awarded ‘Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year’ by The Holmes Report. This highly prestigious recognition comes a few weeks after MSLGROUP, for the second straight year, was awarded Agency Network of the Year by Campaign Asia-Pacific 2013 PR Week Awards on June 28.