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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Former P&G marketer John McFarland changes GM outlook to appeal to Millennials

General Motors global CMO Joel Ewanick has been busy shaking up the advertising and media buying worlds – creating a new Chevrolet agency Commonwealth from Omnicom and Interpublic and shifting the company’s $3bn media buying to Carat – partly through ...

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