Ouch – here’s nasty one for JWT and owner WPP. Former JWT communications director Erin Johnson is filing a suit against the agency’s new boss, Argentine Gustavo Martinez, which includes allegations he made racial slurs and offered to “rape” her ...Read More »
JWT hires Martinez from McCann to succeed Bob Jeffrey
JWY, part of the WPP empire, has chosen McCann Worldgroup’s Gustavo Martinez as the eventual successor to global chairman and CEO Bob Jeffrey. Martinez, 50 (left with Jeffrey) is currently boss of McCann in Europe and Asia but before that ...Read More »
Is Diageo’s decision to review Smirnoff out of JWT a big problem for agency boss Bob Jeffrey?
Mega-booze company Diageo is reviewing Smirnoff vodka out of JWT after years at the WPP-owned shop, the last thing JWT needs after Mondelez International (the Attila the Hun of the international marketing fraternity) abruptly wrenched Halls cough sweets (and candies, ...Read More »