Tag Archives: Linus Karlsson

Does new CCO Karlsson signal better times at MDC’s CP+B?

Missed this one but it’s worth noting all the same: the Swedes are back in town. Boulder, Colorado to be precise. High profile creative Linus Karlsson (below) has joined former Forsman & Bodenfors CEO Erik Sollenberg at the helm of ...

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Ming unveils spectacular creative winners for Polaroid

Linus Karlsson’s New York-based Ming Utility and Entertainment Group – “more entertainment, less ads” as Karlsson puts it – is relaunching Polaroid Eyeware, 80 years after the ground-breaking business started. Ming’s Geisel Productions produced the recent return of Clive Owen ...

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Karlsson lures Geisler to join Ming’s mini-empire

Linus Karlsson’s Ming Utility and Entertainment Group – which he describes as the “world’s smallest holding company” – has appointed Jeff Geisler as its new president. Geisler (left) was global CMO for Saatchi & Saatchi. He also worked as CMO ...

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Karlsson’s Ming unveils comedy series for ChromaPop

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Linus Karlsson, formerly head creative honcho at McCann (he remains creative chairman of General Motors agency Commonwealth/McCann) and a founder of Mother in the US, but he’s back with a newish agency ...

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New boss Al-Zaidy joins the Mothers at McCann London

The Motherication of McCann carries on apace with the appointment of Zaid Al-Zaidy as CEO from chief strategy officer. Al-Zaidy (left) was previously CSO at TBWA London but before that worked with Co-CCOs (sorry for all these C-suites) Rob Doubal ...

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Zurich and McCann pluck defeat from the jaws of victory in new TV campaign

Maybe CCO Linus Karlsson is having a beneficial effect on McCann. Here’s a new ad for Zurich Insurance from McCann Worldgroup that actually manages to give insurance a human dimension; which is what it’s for, after all. But why isn’t ...

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