Tag Archives: general motors

Here’s the official Aegis selling out to Dentsu story

As delivered to Ad Age, just as BBH boss Nigel Bogle did last week when BBH sold the outstanding 51 per cent shareholding to Publicis Groupe for, we think, about €100m. Can’t think why they don’t share these intelligences with ...

Read More »

PHD tipped to win Unilever’s global media planning from Mindshare

It looks as though Omnicom’s PHD has won the planning brief for Unilever’s $6bn global media account from WPP’s Mindshare although Mindshare remains the favourite to win the consumer goods giant’s media buying worldwide, having already been re-appointed to handle ...

Read More »

Aegis Media fires EMEA chief Simon Francis

Simon Francis, chief executive of Aegis Media across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) has left the company abruptly after a meeting without coffee involving group CEO, Jerry Buhlmann. He’s only been there for 18 months, having joined with great ...

Read More »

Nielsen and GroupM ride to Facebook’s rescue with online campaign ratings

With Facebook’s share price in an 11 per cent freefall (when I last looked), thank goodness for OCR. That’s what I say. And maybe it’s the mantra nervous Facebook investors should be chanting, too. OCR? No not Optical Character Recognition, ...

Read More »