Finance

Read at WPP and Sadoun at Publicis chart diverging courses

“It is ironic that people think our industry is terrible when WPP are in it and a fantastic industry when Accenture are in it” WPP boss Mark Read (below) told a Morgan Stanley conference last month. The quote comes from ...

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M&C cuts its cloth after NatWest loss, BBH keeps Audi

Troubled M&C Saatchi is reported to have offered all its staff voluntary redundancy as it investigates accounting errors that may cost it up to £6.4m. It’s also coming to terms with the loss of the NatWest account to the The&Partnership, ...

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Former Google heavyweights join marketing platform Ad-Lib

Marketing technology platform Ad-Lib has appointed two heavyweights: former Googlers Adit Abhyankar as CEO and Patrick Collister as creative director. Abhyankar was head of Google Marketing Platform, Continental Europe and Emerging Markets while Collister (left), a former senior agency creative, ...

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IG brings market news direct to London commuters with new DOOH branding drive

IG, the leading UK-based financial trading company, has launched a digital Out of Home (DOOH) branding channel to bring breaking news to commuters in the city. A DOOH media first for the financial sector, this long-term initiative is booked to ...

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WPP re-affirms commitment to Ford and Detroit with new 1,000 strong campus

WPP is creating another campus to house its multifarious agencies, this time in Detroit, home to Ford which it still describes as its biggest client despite losing the creative slice of the business to BBDO and Wieden+Kennedy. The new campus ...

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The&Partnership confirms NatWest win from M&C Saatchi

The&Partnership has officially wrested the NatWest banking account from M&C Saatchi following its appointment to handle next year’s campaign. At the time NatWest said M&C remained its agency of record (AOR.) T&P has a longstanding relationship with NatWest owner RBS ...

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