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Now Vodafone reviews £50m UK ad account

Now here’s a funny thing. Campaign reports today that Vodafone is talking to agencies outside its WPP fold about its £50m creative account despite all the hoopla, in Campaign strangely enough, about Grey’s new Christmas ad. Apparently Vodafone’s new UK ...

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Grey’s Patton steps up at WPP as new president of Y&R

Grey EMEA boss David Patton is joining sister WPP agency Y&R as global president in what looks like an important step up the WPP ladder. Patton will run Grey outside the US which, for now, remains in the hands of ...

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Can McVitie’s finally crack the global market?

Biscuit maker McVitie’s, now owned by Turkey’s Yildiz through a new entity called Pladis, is reportedly looking for a new global agency as it targets expansion in the US and other markets. The pitch is being run through The Observatory. ...

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Grey goes into battle for refugees again at the Olympics

At the Olympics there’s a team of ten refugees competing under the International Olympics Committee’s banner, trying to demonstrate – what exactly? That the IOC has a heart/conscience? That the Games isn’t all about rampant nationalism and doping? Regarding the ...

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Grey London rocked by Nils Leonard breakaway

What on earth is going on at Grey? Just a moment ago it was the jewel in WPP’s creative crown (although Ogilvy still wins the most gongs worldwide), now it’s been rocked by another raft of departures. Grey London’s high ...

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KBS lures Grey high flyer Scissons to be new global CCO

MDC-owned KBS has appointed former Grey Canada CCO Patrick Scissons (below) as its new global CCO. At Grey Scissons was heavily involved in the ward-winning ‘Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America’ campaign – we can only hope some ...

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