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Fred and Farid Group, Paris, has just launched a new advertising agency, called Hello Sunshine. Hello Sunshine is led by ex‐Group Executive Planning Director of Ogilvy Singapore, Gwen Raillard, and Singaporean artist, Dawn Ng. Uniquely, Hello Sunshine is conceived as a brand in and of itself, as it is a value‐led agency based on a single, powerful notion that “Optimism is what drives successful brands and popular culture.” To quote Gwen, “Hello Sunshine is an agency that understands the darker the times, the greater the desire for optimism. ”
You know Gwen Raillard and Dawn Ng - Dawn has the sense to stick to the sunshine theme with her name, Gwen might have to catch up - they've been spotted at Mother, London, BBH and Ogilvy before this. Dawn is also a big name in the Singapore art scene, as she has had her work chosen for the Singapore Art Show 2009 at the Singapore Art Museum. Gwen ain't lazy either, he won a “Best Media” award at the IPA competition for most effective communications with an Axe Pulse viral.