Tag Archives: AMV BBDO

Can Whiskas purr its way to success?

Are cats making a post-pandemic comeback? At least they’re relatively quiet unlike the serried ranks of cockapoos and the like, purchased in lockdown and now yapping away merrily as their owners wonder what to do with them now they have ...

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AMV BBDO advances from Cannes Lions triumph with Facebook Portal win

AMV BBDO has won Facebook portal in the UK, Facebook Reality Labs’ smart video calling product. The account has moved from Omnicom sibling TBWA, which reportedly declined to repitch which seems a bit odd. TBWA, though, handles deadly rival Apple. ...

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AMV BBDO turns to Saatchi’s Hawkey for revival bid

What do you do with an agency that keeps winning creative awards but losing business? That’s the challenge facing Sam Hawkey, CEO of Publicis-owned Saatchi & Saatchi London who’s been annointed as the new CEO of Omnicom-owned rival AMV BBDO. ...

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Omnicom begins slow comeback from pandemic’s 2020

Omnicom is coming round after the pandemic but it’s a slow business with Q1 organic revenue still in reverse at -1.8%. Last year the owner of BBDO, TBWA, DDB and Omnicom Media Group (OMG) posted negative growth of -9.6%. By ...

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AMV gives new Sheba campaign the gourmet treatment

Assuming we ever get rid of lockdowns (not a racing certainty) one of the enduring consequences will be thousands of newly-acquired pampered pets. My neighbourhood is awash with cockapoo puppies having to share lamp posts (dognappers please don’t read this.) ...

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Strategy chiefs head exodus from AMV BBDO

AMV BBDO’s long-serving joint strategy heads Craig Mawdsley and Bridget Angear have fallen on their swords as the agency retrenches after a string of account losses, replaced by Tom White and David Edwards. The duo have already formed a strategy ...

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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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