Finance

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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Havas launches ethics accreditation for staff and clients

Didn’t know there was an Institute of Advertising Ethics but there is, it seems, and there’s a special IAE certificate – Certified Ethical Advertising Executive (CEAE) – developed with Creighton Business School and the University of Texas at Austin. Havas ...

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Another billion reasons not to flog off Channel 4

The UK government is, in many, ways quite a diverting comedy: Partygate, tractorgate (watching porn in Parliament), bloodcurdling noises from a nakedly ambitious foreign secretary over Ukraine, echoed by a PM who seems to think poking the Russian bear is ...

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Take that Elon – Ford takes aim at Musk and Tesla

Wieden+Kennedy New York’s ‘Built Ford Proud’ is a blue collar campaign if ever there was one and its latest iteration – readied for the Kentucky Derby (blue collar too) – takes a pop at an unnamed individual who’s very noisy ...

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Publicis buys ecommerce analytics company Profitero, France’s Labelium snaps up 1000Heads

Publicis boss Arthur Sadoun has been shopping again – ecommerce obviously – paying an estimated €200m for 300-strong Boston-based retail software company Profitero. Profitero, which specialises in analytics, will be rolled in with other Publicis tech buys Epsilon (consumer data), ...

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Havas and Arnold win recruitment giant Randstad duo

Netherlands-based Randstad, which claims to be the biggest global specialist HR services provider, has appointed Havas London as its creative agency of record. At the same time its online-only recruitment site Monster has chosen sibling Arnold Worldwide in Boston to ...

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David Droga outlines his vision for new Accenture Song

David Droga, CEO of newly-minted Accenture Song (formerly Accenture interactive) has been enlarging on the rebrand, saying the move the move was necessary to create a simpler model that clients could understand while also expanding the type of clients agencies ...

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