Tag Archives: Bob Jeffrey

New JWT boss Martinez in the dock over sexist claims

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 ...

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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 ...

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October 1 is D-Day for WPP’s top managers

WPP’s 60 or so top managers – the likes of Bob Jeffrey at JWT, digital boss Mark Read, Kantar supremo Eric Salama – have been summoned to a week-long conference, starting October 1. Somewhere on the west coast of the ...

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JWT boss Bob Jeffrey quizzes Facebook sales chief Carolyn Everson

It’s hardly a Jeremy Paxman-style inquisition but it’s enterprising of JWT to invite various marketing mavens on to its new web product Worldmakers. At least they’ll respond to JWT’s call the next time the account’s up (or the first time, ...

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Devastating blow for JWT as it loses Microsoft Office and Bing

Microsoft has shifted its Office account from JWT to roster agency Deutsch while its new Bing search engine account is also looking for a new home, likely to Crispin Porter + Bogusky. This is a devastating double whammy for JWT ...

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