Technology

Former Aegis boss Jerry Buhlmann surfaces at Croud

We’ve mentioned Jerry Buhlmann a couple of times recently in stories about Dentsu Aegis Network, now its former CEO has surfaced as non-executive chairman of digital marketing agency Croud. Buhlmann (below) is one of a number of investors in a ...

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Accenture pulls out of media auditing – could Dentsu’s DAN be in its sights?

Anybody out there with a media agency they’d like to sell? Accenture is pulling out of media auditing to concentrate on “agency” services, which may well include full-on media planning and buying. It already handles programmatic for some advertisers. Accenture ...

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Syzygy CEO Ita Murphy: how brain training helps win pitches

While predictions abound about what’s coming our way in 2020, one thing is for certain: another year of regular pitches and account reviews. Setting aside the business uncertainty caused by clients repitching, we all know that the pitch is the ...

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Talon appoints Imran Elahi as first head of digital

Independent Out of Home specialist Talon Outdoor has appointed Imran Elahi to the newly created role of head of digital. Elahi is charged with driving digital OOH innovation alongside Talon’s Strategy and Transformation teams. Elahi (left) has more than ten ...

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Publicis Sapient lures top creative Wharton from AKQA

Who are the creative movers and shakers in the shiny new world of digital transformation? Publicis Sapient (they seem to have dispensed with the dot in between) thinks Ian Wharton from AKQA is one, he’s just been appointed its new ...

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WPP hopes “delivery unit” Outcomes will lead to a better outcome for Mindshare

WPP is forming what it calls an “integrated delivery unit” called Outcomes which will employ a scarcely believable 5,000 specialists. It’s an offshoot of media agency Mindshare and some bits of performance agency Neo Media World. There’s also going to ...

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