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Dentsu International is first ad holding company to announce across-the-board job losses

Dentsu International is the first of the big ad holding companies to announce company-wide post-pandemic job losses. The company, formerly Dentsu Aegis Network which operqtes outside Dentsu’s homeland Japan, will cull around 6000 jobs, 12.5% of the workforce. Dentsu says: ...

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New look DentsuMB raids adam&eveDDB for creative supremo Simon Lloyd

DentsuMB (they’ve wisely decided Dentsumcgarrybowen was far too much of a mouthful) has raided adam&eveDDB for its new UK CCO – former global creative director Simon Lloyd. He joins CSO Sophie Lewis, hired from VMLY&R in February, CEO Gareth Collins ...

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Dentsu’s DAN becomes Clark’s new Dentsu International

Dentsu Aegis International was the Dentsu business outside Japan, consisting of Aegis (media buyers Carat and Vizeum chiefly), customer agency Merkle and various creative agencies. Chief among these was/is Mcgarybowen, now revelling in the title of Densumcgarrybowen. Now the whole ...

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Dentsu’s DAN follows BBDO with C-suite diversity leader

There are new leaders stalking the upper reaches of big agencies, “equity” bosses charged with ensuring these notoriously un-diverse, largely white, organisations change for the better. Now Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) has appointed Christena Pyle (below), former executive director of ...

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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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Troubled Dentsu posts 2019 loss

The wheels have indeed come off at Japanese ad giant Dentsu – no great surprise as the ad conglomerate has been cutting back all year – posting a $737m loss for 2019. Organic revenue growth was down across the board, ...

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Accenture pulls out of media auditing – could Dentsu’s DAN be in its sights?

Anybody out there with a media agency they’d like to sell? Accenture is pulling out of media auditing to concentrate on “agency” services, which may well include full-on media planning and buying. It already handles programmatic for some advertisers. Accenture ...

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