Finance

Grey wins Carlsberg international role

WPP’s Grey has won a role as Carlsberg’s “global advertising partner” although the Danish brewer says it will continue to work with local agencies too – good news for the UK’s Fold7 presumably, among others. Grey has handled Carlsberg’s Tuborg ...

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The Media and Marketing Podcast – Jo Allan of Newsworks

The latest Media and Marketing Podcast, hosted by John Reynolds, features newly-appointed Newsworks MD Jo Allan. Allan is a former senior executive at Dentsu Aegis Network. Newsworks is the marketing agency for British national newspapers. Listen to the podcast here.

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FrmDecisions breakaway joins rival consultancy MediaPath

More upheavals in the increasingly busy world of media consulting: former FirmDecisions boss Stephen Broderick (below) and colleagues Fiona Foy, Tony Whittingstall and David Reid are joining rival MediaPath Compliance. Firm Decisions is the auditing and compliance division of listed ...

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UK’s New Commercial Arts blasts on to world stage with Vodafone global creative

We all expected something special from New Commercial Arts – the new agency from adam&eve founders James Murphy and David Golding with former BBH creative Ian Heartfield and Wunderman Thompson’s Rob Curran – but winning Vodafone’s global creative in a ...

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Ex-Accenture media managers team up at Maximise

Accenture’s decision to pull out of media auditing has (as we’ve noted before) opened up opportunities for others and now former Accenture Media Management CEO George Patten (below) has teamed up with former colleagues Alexi Benhamou, Deniz Urgun, Chi Ka ...

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New look DentsuMB raids adam&eveDDB for creative supremo Simon Lloyd

DentsuMB (they’ve wisely decided Dentsumcgarrybowen was far too much of a mouthful) has raided adam&eveDDB for its new UK CCO – former global creative director Simon Lloyd. He joins CSO Sophie Lewis, hired from VMLY&R in February, CEO Gareth Collins ...

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Serviceplan expands in US with Pereira O’Dell stake

Germany’s Serviceplan, which claims the biggest independent agency network in Europe, has acquired a stake in highly-rated US agency Pereira O’Dell. Serviceplan, advised by boutique advisory firm Ciesco, bought the stake from Omnicom’s DDB. Serviceplan operates in 35 countries, Pereira ...

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