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More intrigue at M&C Saatchi as deputy chair mulls bid

M&C Saatchi’s fortunes as a public company have certainly been diverting: it’s currently recovering from an accounting black hole and its four founders have all disappeared in the past year or so. Now it finds its deputy chairman seemingly trying ...

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McCann London’s new CEO is BBH MD Polly McMorrow

McCann London has poached BBH managing director Polly McMorrow to be its new CEO. McMorrow will join in the spring as a replacement for Sheryl Marjoram, who recently returned to her native Australia to become CEO of DDB Group Sydney. ...

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Now hires Louise Hayward from Engine as new CEO

Independent London agency Now has hired Louise Hayward from Engine as its new CEO. She replaces Larissa Vince who joined TBWA London as CEO last year. Hayward (above) is currently client managing director and director of account handling at Engine ...

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Is £10k enough to stop you eating a Cadbury’s Creme Egg?

Now Christmas is over, Cadbury’s Creme Eggs are in the shops and this year’s campaign by VCCP is based around 146 prize eggs, each one made of half milk, half white chocolate, which are worth between £50 and £10,000 each ...

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Publicis and Stagwell kick off 2022 M&A with Tremend and Goodstuff buys

If 2021 was a year of consolidation for the big ad holding companies – restoring their fortunes after Covid-battered 2020 – 2022 may be the year when they spread their wings with bids and deals. Publicis Groupe has bought Tremend ...

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Apple adds extra angst to GPS Apple Watch 7

The Apple Watch has morphed from a techie accoutrement to a life-saving device in this new campaign for the Apple Watch 7 with GPS – “what’s your emergency?” Using three real life stories of people being rescued by pressing the ...

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