Tag Archives: grey

WPP makes £851m – does this herald a golden decade of marketing and advertising?

All the biggies – WPP, Omnicom, Publicis Groupe and Interpublic – have now reported their 2010 revenue and profits and it’s pretty much the same message: a big bounceback for traditional advertising (as against all this new-fangled digital stuff), especially ...

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Does it matter which holding company wins the most awards? WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell and creative boss John O’Keeffe think it does

We know this because WPP says it on its website that in 2010 it narrowed the gap between it and Omnicom in terms of the awards the group won at Cannes (and extended its narrow lead over Publicis Groupe). Two ...

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US court papers reveal kickback scandal at Grey London

“We’re cheating and stealing from our clients. That is the truth,” is what Steve Blamer, the newly-appointed CEO of Grey London is alleged to have said to managing director Roger Edwards and finance director Roy Wilson when he inspected the ...

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Mike Amour heads up new Singapore-based marcoms company Project: Worldwide

Former Grey and TBWA senior manager Mike Amour has been signed to run an ambitious new marcoms holding company called Project: Worldwide, based on the George P. Johnson events company. Here’s their press release, otherwise disguised as a news report ...

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Grey wins Sony Bravia international brief, so has Anomaly been fired?

Apparently not, according to Campaign, as Anomaly remains its ‘agency of record.’ But it’s not much good being one of those when a big juicy international campaign for Sony Bravia TVs goes to another agency. Anomaly only picked up Bravia ...

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