Creative

Seifert’s exit leaves question marks over WPP’s Ogilvy

WPP CEO Mark Read has (another) big decision to make – who’s going to succeed John Seifert as worldwide CEO and chairman of Ogilvy? And what kind of agency will it be? Seifert (above) has spent a scarcely believable (by ...

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UK is star performer for Omnicom in Q1 – but that was (pre-virus) then

Quite how meaningful first quarter results are from the big ad holding companies is open to debate: Omnicom follows US rival Interpublic with a broadly flat Q1, impacted by the arrival of Coronavirus in March. Worldwide revenue was down 1.8 ...

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HeyHuman’s Shnoosee Bailey picks her Desert Island Ads

Shnoosee Bailey is managing partner and ECD of HeyHuman. Desert Island Ads Everyone is sort of on their own desert island at the moment, whether that be working in retail, working from home or not working at all. Despite the ...

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Mark Elwood: my MAA blast from the past – Skoda

This is one of my favourite spots of all time, addressing head-on consumer misconceptions about, what was, a publicly ridiculed brand. An enormous state of the art factory, 240 robots, the ten-year anti-corrosion warrantee, an engine that meets European emission ...

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Grey lures Mr President’s Bambach for top creative role

Grey UK has appointed Laura Jordan Bambach from Mr President as its new CCO following a pretty long search. Jon Gledstone moves up at Mr President to succeed her. Bambach (left), an Australian, made her name at a number of ...

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