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Guardian lines up agencies for rescue mission

The Guardian newspaper is reviewing its ad account, historically one of UK adland’s trophy accounts although the cash-strapped paper is only expected to spend about £2m with the lucky winner. As you’d expect the pitch numbers some of adland’s finest: ...

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DDB London looks to gain momentum from planning shake-up

One of the more interesting agency transformations of recent times is going on at DDB London, the UK outpost of one of the great creative agency networks and, before that, the legendary UK hotshop Boase Massimi Pollitt. BMP’s Stanley Pollitt ...

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Brazilian Andre Laurentino takes top creative job at TBWA London

TBWA London, one of Omnicom’s key offices, has appointed Brazilian Andre Laurentino as creative director of TBWA London. Laurentino (who’s also known as Dede, like Pele I suppose) replaces Canadian Mark Hunter who’s gone off to join Interpublic’s Deutsch in ...

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Five things you didn’t know about advertising agencies 1970s (2)

1/ The most important adman in the world in the 1970s was Marion Harper (a bloke), head, first, of McCann-Erickson and then of Interpublic, the marcoms groups that grew off the back of McCann’s. Harper, who was born in Oklahoma ...

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Mad Men’s Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce – what would the UK equivalent be?

The fourth series of Madison Avenue drama Mad Men about the Sterling Cooper agency began in the US at the weekend with our heroes Don Draper, charismatic creative director, and smoothiechops CEO Roger Sterling, freshly fired by their villainous new ...

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