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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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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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