Tag Archives: carat

General Motors dumps high profile global marketing boss Joel Ewanick

Well, well, the world’s most famous marketer, General Motors global CMO Joel Ewanick (left), instigator of the Commonwealth agency for Chevrolet and the decision to award all the company’s $3bn global media budget to Carat, has ‘resigned.’ Not that he ...

Read More »

PHD tipped to win Unilever’s global media planning from Mindshare

It looks as though Omnicom’s PHD has won the planning brief for Unilever’s $6bn global media account from WPP’s Mindshare although Mindshare remains the favourite to win the consumer goods giant’s media buying worldwide, having already been re-appointed to handle ...

Read More »

Aegis Media fires EMEA chief Simon Francis

Simon Francis, chief executive of Aegis Media across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) has left the company abruptly after a meeting without coffee involving group CEO, Jerry Buhlmann. He’s only been there for 18 months, having joined with great ...

Read More »

WPP ahead of target but media buying rival Aegis is growing twice as fast

Marcoms giant WPP grew its like-for-like revenue four per cent in the first quarter of 2011, slightly ahead of budget and roughly in line with recent figures from biggest rivals Omnicom and Publicis Groupe. Latin America was the fastest-growing region ...

Read More »