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Dentsu finally joins exodus from Russia

Dentsu International has joined WPP, Interpublic and Publicis Groupe in acting in Russia following its invasion of Ukraine, in its case transferring ownership of its joint venture operations to Russian partners (without specifying who they are.) Dentsu also has 500 ...

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Dentsu beats targets as technology and CX drive business

Dentsu has joined the ranks of ad holding companies bouncing back strongly from the pandemic with Q4 2021 organic growth up 17.3% (on weak comparatives) at Dentsu Japan Network and 12.1% at Dentsu international, former DDB Boss Wendy Clark’s new ...

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Dentsu’s Clark raids Accenture for new COO

Dentsu International boss Wendy Clark has hired Nnenna Ilomechina as global chief operating officer, effectively her number two, from Accenture Strategy. Ilomechina succeeds Neil Gissler who is retiring. Ilomechina (above) is charged with business transformation (as you are these days) ...

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Dentsu’s iProspect wins Kering global media

Dentsu International’s iProspect has won Gucci and YSL owner Kering’s global media account. The business moves from Publicis’ Zenith in a review handled by R3. Kering, founded by the French Pinault family, also owns Balenciaga and numerous other high end ...

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AB InBev global media pitch is big challenge for Dentsu

Big media reviews seem to happen almost daily these days but AB InBev’s global review is worth noting: it spends around $5bn on advertising including some of the drinks world’s most famous brands. The review is supposed to conclude in ...

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Dentsu’s Carat raids Essence for new UK CEO

Dentsu’s Carat has raided WPP’s Essence for a new CEO, former EMEA boss Clare Chapman (below.) Digital-heavy Essence has become something of a golf standard for recruiting, losing Ali Reed to Omnicom’s PHD as CEO and chief product officer Mark ...

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Dentsu raids FCB for new International CCO Levron

Holding company CCOs – once defined as adland’s most impossible job – seem back in fashion and Dentsu International boss Wendy Clark has posted a clear sign of her intent by luring FCB’s Fred Levron (below) to the new (as ...

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Dentsu sells flagship HQ building as Olympics problems loom

Dentsu, the world’s fifth biggest ad holding company after WPP, Omnicom, Publicis and Interpublic, has sold its iconic tear-shaped HQ building in Tokyo for an estimated $3bn. The deal is expected to add $800m to Dentsu’s profits but analysts and ...

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