Tag Archives: ddb

US agencies lead Covid layoffs – now it’s DDB

Covid-19 is “no respecter of individuals” UK cabinet secretary Michael Gove said when PM Boris Johnson was hospitalised, neatly deflecting a questioner who wondered why lots of people in 10 Downing Street had got it. That certainly seems to be ...

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DDB’s Wendy Clark quits for surprise switch to Dentsu

The ad business still has the capacity to surprise now and then and here’s one: Wendy Clark is quitting as boss of Omnicom’s DDB to be global CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network, Jerry Buhlmann’s old job. She’ll report to executive ...

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Dockers measures up for a fight in winner from DDB

Dockers, on behalf of its shirts, is telling us you “don’t need a suit to change the world,” which view leaves you open to a vicious attack from that neglected suit in the wardrobe. Like the “no suit was injured..” ...

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DDB CEO Wendy Clark reveals her alter ego: ‘Connie Client’

DDB global CEO Wendy Clark isn’t afraid to put herself out there, and this week she talks openly on the Love This podcast, a series hosted by Beth O’Brien and Joe Carter of Colenso BBDO in New Zealand. Clark, who ...

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DDB goes back to the future to recapture glory days

Omnicom agency DDB is changing its visual identity to mark its 70th birthday, harking back to its distinguished inception as New York’s most creative agency, the NYC equivalent of the UK’s Collett Dickenson Pearce, many of whom were inspired by ...

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Omnicom’s McDonald’s agency We Are Unlimited tries to spread its wings

Adweek’s Agency Spy reports that Omnicom’s We Are Unlimited, the agency formed to wrest McDonald’s creative away from Publicis’ Leo Burnett in the US, is now pursuing other business too. This is believed to follow the end of a two-year ...

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$4bn US Army win boosts Clark’s Omnicom chances

When Wendy Clark left Coca-Cola for DDB she probably expected a more topsy turvy life and she’s certainly found it. First up DDB won McDonald’s with its new We Are Unlimited offer – also involving other bits and pieces from ...

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