Now Asda reviews from embattled AMV BBDO

Asda is reviewing its ad account at AMV BBDO – which won’t surprise anyone as it produced the clunker of 2020 with its dire campaign featuring one Sunny and his family – with an estimated media spend of £100m. It’s ...

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Can avatars put new life into Santander’s Bank of Antandec?

We’ve usually found British presenter duo Ant and Dec resistible for Santander – or Bank of Antandec as the campaign has it – as, it seems, to do quite a lot of Santander customers. Maybe that’s the difficulty with choosing ...

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Ford backs Biden – somewhat cagily

It’s nearly time for Joe Biden’s inauguration – which promises to be a lively if somewhat underpopulated event – and corporate America is rallying to the new president. Maybe because they think they don’t have to worry about Trump any ...

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MediaMonks London boosts management team with five senior female hires

It’s ‘here come the girls’ at S4Capital’s MediaMonks London (are you allowed to say that any more? Oh well, it’s done now) as the agency expands its London headcount to 85 with five senior female hires. MediaMonks says it’s committed ...

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Adam&eveDDB takes Quorn global – one bite at a time

If you’re an avid news consumer (most of us are these days, however trepidatiously) you might have noticed the dreaded climate change inching up the news agenda as a little Covid light emerges at the end of the tunnel. Very ...

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WPP lures Rob Reilly from McCann as global CCO

WPP CEO Mark Read has made a big statement about the holdng company’s commitment to classical advertising values with the surprise appointment of Rob Reilly, creative chairman of Interpublic’s McCann Worldgroup, as WPP’s new global CCO. Reilly (above) replaces John ...

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