Tag Archives: dentsu

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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Andree’s leave of absence adds to uncertainty at Dentsu

Dentsu Aegis Network boss Tim Andree is taking leave of absence for health reason, another sign of upheaval at the Dentsu-owned network which handles the Japanese holding company’s giant media business outside its homeland. Andree (below) was in charge of ...

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Dentsu adds to global agency gloom, slipping back in 2019

Japanese ad and media giant Dentsu is cutting its forecast for 2019 (although it doesn’t specify to what) following a disappointing first half when revenue was marginally up but organic growth went into reverse: 1.5 per cent for the company ...

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Dentsu’s Webchutney brews up a winner for Chakra Tea

One way or another India features heavily in awards these days and here’s another candidate that surely has a Cannes category in waiting. It’s by Dentsu Webchutney for Chakra Tea and the wheeze in question is a tea kettle that ...

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