Agencies

Rudd makes two key hirings to boost Fallon

Former Ogilvy London CEO Charlie Rudd, now ensconced as head of conjoined Publicis agencies Leo Burnett and Fallon, has made his first major move, hiring strategist Olly Markeson from Richard Branson’s in-house operation and creative director Jodo Paulo Testa from ...

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Marcoms challenger MSQ Partners ups profits and turnover

London-based marcoms group MSQ Partners has upped its profits nearly 50 per cent to £5.9m and grown turnover ten per cent to £82.3m in 2018. MSQ, which recently secured investment from PE firm LDC valuing it at £37.5m, owns creative ...

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‘Purposeful’ BBD Perfect Storm wins Unilever’s Dove Men+Care

I see that London agency BBD Perfect Storm has picked picked up some global work, maybe all the work, for Unilever’s Dove Men+Care, previously handled by Ogilvy. As such it’s a big feather in the cap for the UK indie. ...

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Commercials: beware the over-enthusiastic client

More from Community Films’ web series Commercials, this time showing three clients who appear to love a pitch idea so much they almost wet themselves. And then.. People do this for a living? All the time it seems..

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Mother LA hits bigger time with drive-in chain Sonic

Is La La Land proving a more welcoming venue for British agencies than New York? Independent UK network Mother has an outpost there and it’s won big US drive-in chain Sonic, now owned by the owner of Arby’s and Buffalo ...

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Is Adidas’ new boot proposition a bum deal?

Football can damage your brain – not only by heading the ball but exposure to the amount of supercharged bullshit the game generates these days. Here we have a new effort from Iris Worldwide with Adidas’ serried ranks of Carlos ...

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