Author Archives: Staff

Paddy Power saddles up at Droga5.

Droga5 London has won the Paddy Power betting account. Former agency VCCP declined to repitch. Paddy Power seems to have lodged at most London agencies over the past decade or so (the ones that take on betting accounts anyway), its ...

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Sir Martin Sorrell’s S4Capital takes more heavy fire

S4Capital’s share price headed sharply downwards this morning following a good kicking in the influential UK Sunday Times yesterday (subscription required.) ‘How chaotic accounting engulfed Sir Masrtin Sorrell’s S4 Capital empire’ was the headline, referring to the essentially book-keeping problems ...

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Former Wieden+Kennedy creative chief DeCourcy joins Snap

Snapchat is redoubling its efforts to take on Facebook-owned Instagram and TikTok and has hired former Wieden+Kennedy star Colleen DeCourcy as its chief creative officer (CCO.) Former W+K CCO and president DeCourcy (below) says: “At Snap I’ve met a thoughtful ...

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Media shop the7stars wins all Cunard media and creative

You have to hand it to the7stars (named after a pub), Britain’s biggest media independent and seemingly capable of spreading its wings too. Now it’s won Cunard’s combined UK creative and media business without a pitch, creative from Alpha Century ...

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Publicis Italia waves its magic over Barilla

Barilla is celebrating its 145th birthday (obviously they couldn’t hang on a bit) with nifty new red packaging and a new line – Al Bronzo – which seems to be an attempt to move everyday brand Barilla up the culinary ...

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Mother launches global ‘Creators Index,’ starting with Asia

Mother is launching a new pan-Asian project, the Asian Creators Index, to foster greater collaboration between the region’s creative community and the rest of the world. The idea is to expand the index, a searchable online gallery, to reflect creativity ...

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Adam&eveDDB spreads its wings with Deutsche Telekom and new Berlin office

Adam&eveDDB has landed the prestigious Deutsche Telekom account and is launching adam&eveBERLIN to lead the business out of the client’s largest market. Adam&eveBERLIN will be led by newly-appointed Chief Creative Officer, Jens Pfau, who joins from Jung Von Matt/Alster and ...

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