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Boorman quits Grey to join Mother as content chief

Neil Boorman (below), who established the content operation at Grey London, is joining rival Mother as content strategy director. Boorman, a former Guardian columnist and Channel 4 producer, worked on Volvo’s Cannes Grand Prix winner ‘Life Paint’ as well as ...

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David Patton of Grey EMEA on crises, ‘Brexit,’ the need for strong agency brands and those famous Sony balls

David Patton is CEO of Grey EMEA, managing 2000 people in 27 countries across the region and focussing on building a strong creative and commercial culture. He joined the WPP-owned agency seven years ago, initially as London group CEO, following ...

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Havas lures Forristal from BBH for top people job

One of the things that probably conspired against Grey’s chances of becoming Agency of the Year (it was one of the runners-up to adam&eveDDB in our competition and has suffered the same frustrating fate in Campaign’s judgement) was the departure ...

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WPP goes non-nude with new Thai acquisition

I see that WPP has agreed to buy interesting-sounding Thai agency nudeJEH. Nude will be rolled into Grey but, disappointingly, the merged agency will be called GREYnJ United. Hardly trips off the tongue does it (maybe it does in Thai) ...

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Grey shakes up Orangina in debut campaign

Is France, despite the regular truckloads of ordure dumped on it by the British media, becoming fashionable again? More particularly its famed, though somewhat elusive, ‘Ooh-la-la.’ Agency Grey London, whose sibling in Germany recently took us on a diverting tour ...

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Lenor and Grey rustle up skirt epic

Here’s something to cheer up a dank, rainy so-called summer day (the Scots say ‘dreek’), a Procter & Gamble commercial from Germany bizarrely. Fabric softener Lenor and agency Grey have chosen to divert us with a paean of praise for ...

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