Tag Archives: bbdo

Is agency giant Omnicom really a white boys’ club?

That’s the implication of a dispute going on in New York where the city’s $118bn public pension funds have asked the investment banks and ad agency groups they invest in to disclose information about the racial and social gender of ...

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L’Oreal move points to the the exit for McCann Worldgroup boss Nick Brien

Word reaches me that Nick Brien (pictured), chief executive officer of Interpublic Group’s troubled leviathan McCann Worldgroup, will be stepping down very shortly. Possibly within a few weeks. The size of Brien’s no doubt handsome severance package is likely to ...

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DDB moves top global creative Amir Kassaei and creative HQ to China

Omnicom-owned DDB is moving its chief creative officer Amir Kassaei and the network’s creative headquarters to Shanghai, a pretty emphatic underlining that China and the wider Far East region is where the money is these days. DDB CEO Chuck Brymer ...

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Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam and the BBDO network top Gunn Report’s 2011 honours list

The Gunn Report has finished its computations of the highest-scoring agencies, networks, countries etc on the worldwide awards circuit in 2011. Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam is the best performing agency for the first time and BBDO the best performing network for the ...

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GE joins the Super Bowl adfest with power that makes Budweiser pitch

Is there any point in an industrial business-to-business giant advertising in the Super Bowl? Well GE and agency BBDO think there is and this ad to be aired on Sunday is clearly banking on a fair number of the game’s ...

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Which ad agency was the best in the world in 2011?

It’s a pretty impossible question to answer, as we know more about agencies in the UK and US than we do in many other markets. But it’s still worth having a go. In the UK Bartle Bogle Hegarty had an ...

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