Tag Archives: JWT

So what’s so good about AMV/BBDO?

And why should we inquire? Well, according to the new Campaign/Nielsen list of UK agency billings AMV/BBDO remains top dog (no surprise there) but, at £458m is more than one and a half times as big as number two McCann. ...

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WPP’s Grey and JWT win lion’s share of giant bank HSBC’s £400m ad budget

WPP agencies Grey and JWT have been appointed ‘lead’ agencies on giant bank HSBC’s £400m global creative account while Publicis Groupe’s Saatchi & Saatchi has won its wealth management business. The business was put up for review last year. JWT ...

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Paul Simons picks his Desert Island Ads

The influences that began to shape my thinking started in university days with TV programmes such as Monty Python. New ideas were slowly creeping out and the migration to advertising didn’t take long. It was a period when the creative ...

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McCann: out of the frying pan, into the fire

Harris Diamond – who’s he? The new chairman and chief executive of McCann Worldgroup, replacing Nick Brien as of last night – that’s who. Brien’s position has long since looked untenable – to all, that is, except senior Interpublic management. ...

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HSBC pits Omnicom against WPP in $600m pitch

It’s two from WPP versus one from Omnicom in the shoot-out for HSBC’s $600m global account (according to Campaign) with incumbent JWT and Grey up against BBDO spearheaded by the UK’s AMV/BBDO. Despite the numerical disadvantage you’d have to make ...

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HSBC and Pfizer review global ad agency deals

Giant global bank HSBC has announced it’s reviewing its global ad account worth about $1bn at WPP’s JWT and media buyer GroupM while pharma giant Pfizer has said it’s dumping Interpublic and concentrating its work into WPP, Omnicom and Publicis ...

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Now UK marketing boss Danielle Crook quits Vodafone for Starbucks

UK marketing director Danielle Crook (left), a one-time Wieden+Kennedy exec, is leaving Vodafone for a top EMEA marketing job at Starbuck’s. She is the second top line departure at the UK mobile phone giant, following global brand director Clare Sheikh ...

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