Interpublic is back in the game with decent results for 2010 – but what will CEO Michael Roth do next?

The world’s once mightiest marcoms group is still nowhere near challenging WPP, Omnicom and Publicis Groupe in the global marcoms stakes but Interpublic looks like it’s finally left the intensive care ward. It’s just reported net income (profit) of $281.2m ...

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Cannes 2011 to award new gong to best holding company – is this good news for WPP creative boss John O’Keeffe?

The Cannes Lions are always up for yet another award and this year the festival is going to award the best marcoms holding company, based on points gathered all the way up from shortlists (in a bewildering number of categories ...

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Can Aegis boss Jerry Buhlmann survive £25m bad debt in Spain?

When Jerry Buhlmann took over from Robert Lerwill as CEO of Aegis in 2008 there were a few raised eyebrows. Buhlmann originally built his reputation as a media boffin and there had already been surprise when he beat Aegis-owned Carat’s ...

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Can Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan work for everyone? Including China’s green tea drinkers?

Well it’s certainly ambitious and a step beyond the corporate social responsibility agenda espoused by most of the world’s global marketers (some would add polluters). Here it is: Two billion times a day, somebody, somewhere, uses a Unilever brand. Our ...

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