HONG KONG — Text100 Hong Kong has hired Vicky Neill, most recently a Racepoint Global VP, as a principal consultant. Neill (pictured) joins the operation as it adds more integrated offerings and seeks to boost its reach across Asia.

SYDNEY —WPP AUNZ has launched an innovative new stakeholder and community engagement practice called The Bond & Associates, providing a complete solution for both government and private sector clients involved in complex public projects and services. Led by newly appointed national director and former Newgate Australia advisor Gail Morgan, The Bond & Associates brings together a range of specialist capabilities and experience from across WPP AUNZ.  

SYDNEY —The Haus, an independent agency group, has officially launched, offering fledgling firms support and resources to operate at scale from the get-go.  The Haus, which evolved from the now defunct Hausmann Group, is centered around agency businesses specializing in one of five areas — integrated consumer communications, healthcare, brand experience and marketing experience, strategic brand and reputation and integrated social strategy.