Tag Archives: JWT

Debenhams sets out to find a new agency

Debenhams has departed JWT after eight years and shortlisted Karmarama, Mcgarrybowen, Mother and Mary Portas’ retail specialist Portas. Eight years isn’t a bad run at such a retailer; Debenhams always seems in danger of joining other high street casualties but ...

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New JWT HSBC mortgage ad hits the emotions but what about the small print?

HSBC and agency JWT London have produced their second ad in the ‘Onwards’ campaign, this one pushing its one day mortgage approval service. Suspect it doesn’t mean they’re all approved in one day. Anyway here we have a dad finding ...

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Saatchi & Saatchi snatches HSBC from JWT – or does it?

Saatchi & Saatchi has bounced back from its loss of the Toyota Europe account to The&Partnership by raiding WPP-owned J. Walter Thompson for part of HSBC’s $400m global ad account. Saatchi was already on the bank’s roster, handling various asset ...

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Campari goes long with Clive Owen for ‘Killer Red’

Here’s trusty Clive Owen (the ‘driver” in BMW’s short films) turning up in yet another long ad/short film, this time for Campari courtesy of JWT Milan. Does Clive make proper films any more? Suppose there’s less time on set doing ...

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Philadelphia abandons JWT for Karmarama

Mondelez-owned Philadelphia is going on another of its periodic holidays from J. Walter Thompson, choosing Karmarama as its new European agency in a pitch also involving Anomaly and Havas. Philadelphia moved to BBH in 2013 for just a year and ...

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Digital whizz Peon replaces Ramsey as JWT ECD

The digitisation of London creative agencies continues apace with Lucas Peon (below), one-time CCO at WPP digital network Possible, replacing nine-year Veteran Russell Ramsey as ECD of J. Walter Thompson. Peon joined JWT as digital creative director last year. Ramsey, ...

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JWT finds a roar for new WWF save tigers campaign

Here’s a compelling ad from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) by JWT London for its #ProtectTigers campaign. You do suspect that these things, like Sky’s ‘Snow Leopards’ promotion, are lost causes But let’s hope not. Do you know they used ...

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JWT’s “put me in a box” says Johnson as l’affaire Martinez rumbles on

They still don’t seem to be happy bunnies at JWT New York despite chief communications officer Erin Johnson’s return to work and the replacement of macho global CCO Gustavo Martinez by the supposedly nicer Brit Tamara Ingram. The rather large ...

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