Finance

You & Mr Jones surges in Q1, hires technology chief Luttrell

David Jones’ brand tech group You & Mr Jones has announced a new technology partner – important, presumably, in such an organisation – US-based CTO Will Luttrell plus net revenue growth of 34.3% in Q1 2021. Luttrell (left) was the ...

Read More »

Philips consolidates creative and media with Omnicom

Philips, now primarily a maker of healthcare kit, has awarded its creative, media and PR business to Omnicom. WPP’s Ogilvy loses creative and Dentsu most of the media business although it retains domestic appliance brands, now owned by private equity. ...

Read More »

On-the-move marketing group MSQ weathers pandemic

Rapidly expanding UK-based marcoms group MSQ seems to have survived the pandemic in good shape, reporting a gross profit of £68m and revenue of £93m in the financial year to end February. MSQ’s agencies include Freemavens, Holmes & Marchant, The ...

Read More »

Ogilvy raids Deloitte for new CX creative boss

Andy Main’s Ogilvy has raided his old employer Deloitte Digital for a new ECD for CX operation Ogilvy Experience, Kaleeta McDade. McDade was Deloitte’s group experience director at its studios in the US and India. She has also held senior ...

Read More »

VCCP forays into summer for Cadbury ice cream

Froneri is the world’s second-biggest ice cream maker after Unilever it seems – based in hardly tropical north Yorkshire – with Nestle as an investor. It’s the ice cream season now in the UK (if it ever stops raining here) ...

Read More »

Brothers and Sisters team wins back Center Parcs

Brothers and Sisters has won back the Center Parcs account it lost to VMLY&R in 2017. Lead creative agency Brothers and Sisters was supported in the pitch by TMW and production company Affixxius. B&S CEO Matt Charlton says: “We are ...

Read More »

CSO Sinnock promoted to global role at go-go Havas

London, or at least London people, seem to be becoming a powerhouse of French-own ad group Havas. Havas Creative global CEO Chris Hirst is installed in Havas’ Kings Cross London ‘village,’ and now UK strategy head Mark Sinnock has been ...

Read More »