SHENZHEN — Racepoint Global has announced the appointment of Mark Jackson to as deputy managing director in Asia. He has over 25 years experience in the industry and will spearhead the agency's initiative to deepen and expand its footprint across Asia. Jackson will also oversee Racepoint's newest office in Shenzhen, the agency's fourth in Asia. Prior to this, Jackson previously served as the Middle East and North Africa technology practice lead at Ogilvy & Mather. 

SINGAPORE — Reuter Communications and lifestyle and travel communications agency Vim & Vigour PR have announced the formation of a strategic alliance. The alliance aims to enhance the agencies integrated communications capabilities across Asia for luxury travel and hospitality clients. The partnership extends Reuter Communications' growing footprint to Southeast Asia while enhancing both firm's integrated offering that now spans digital marketing, public relations, influences engagement, corporate communications and travel trade relations. Clients can now utilize a team of 50 professionals between the two agencies across offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore. 

AUSTRALIA — Beach House PR has been chosen as agency of record for Bondi Sands, an Australian line of instant self tanners and bronzing products. The agency has offices in New York and Southern California and specialize in PR, social media, digital influencer marketing, and events for luxury beauty, lifestyle and fashion brands.