Unilever Thai Holdings, Bangkok, the largest advertiser in Thailand, is reviewing its media business, estimated at $40 million. Agencies pitching include WPP Group-owned MindShare, Publicis Groupe's Optimedia, Universal McCann and CIA. The incumbent is Initiative Media Worldwide. A decision is expected early next year.
Things Remembered, Highland Heights, Ohio, with 800 retail stores selling personalized gifts, to Wolf Group, Cleveland, from Prevision Marketing, Lincoln, Mass., for its direct mail, retail and e-commerce account.
Steve Stepanek to senior partner-executive group director overseeing Ford Motor Co.'s Customer Service Division account at Ogilvy & Mather, Dearborn, Mich., from director of sales operations, Audi of America. He succeeds Mike Wilberding, who joined Ford & Earl, Troy, several months ago.
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