Finance

Shock for JWT London as CEO Guy Hayward quits for Havas’ BETC

JWT in London has had more bosses than you can shake a stick at in recent years and now the latest, Guy Hayward, who joined from 180 Amsterdam which he co-founded in 1998, is leaving after just two years to ...

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Matthew Bull sets up The Bull-White House with MDC Partners

Former Lowe London boss Matthew Bull is setting up a new agency in New York, The Bull-White House, with backing from Toronto-based marcoms group MDC partners. MDC, which owns Crispin Porter+Bogusky and 72and Sunny among others, will own 51 per ...

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Can UK agencies really position themselves as China’s way into global brands?

Well the Institute of Practitioners in Advertisers (IPA) thinks so, announcing an ‘International Brand Incubator’ to help Chinese companies turn their big domestic brands into big global brands, one of the very few areas where China currently lags the Western ...

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P&G switches focus from Cincinnati to the world

Procter & Gamble is the world’s biggest consumer goods company but its focus has always been firmly centred on the US, symbolised by its monolithic HQ in Cincinnati. Now though CEO Bob McDonald says the company is swtching its focus ...

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Does WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell deserve a 50 per cent pay rise to £1.5m?

Strange to say, he probably does when you consider that his basic pay (£1m) hasn’t risen since 2007 and WPP, the company he founded and runs, has ridden out the volatile past few years pretty capably. WPP’s board level remuneration ...

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