Tag Archives: Marketing Week

Oystercatchers in £3.35m sale to Marketing Week owner

Legacy publishers are racing to become something else in the digital era and Centaur Media, owner of Marketing Week and Creative Review, is venturing into new territory by buying pitch consultancy Oystercatchers. Oystercatchers, founded by Suki Thompson and Peter Cowie ...

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Will the real Charles Saatchi please stand up?

Those of us who knew Charles Saatchi (or Charlie before he became important) in a previous life to a greater or lesser degree (lesser, in my case) must be completely mystified by the latest turn of events – Charlie on ...

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£80m Centaur Media in takeover play as former boss Geoff Wilmot readies bid

Centaur Media, publisher of Marketing Week and the Lawyer among a (declining) number of others is under siege from former CEO Geoff Wilmot (left) who departed the publisher, along with business division boss Tim Potter, last year. Centaur, along with ...

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Recession, what recession? The good times roll for M&C Saatchi’s top quartet

Original founder Charles Saatchi may be in the doghouse (he’s ‘accepted’ a police caution following a widely-publicised public row with wife Nigella Lawson) but younger brother Maurice, CEO David Kershaw (left), Bill Muirhead and Jeremy Sinclair are all doing very ...

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Industry sage Jeremy Bullmore wins Advertising Association’s top individual award

Actually the biggest surprise about this is that Bullmore, one-time creative director and chairman of JWT and then a long-serving director of WPP, hadn’t won the Advertising Association’s Mackintosh Medal years ago. Bullmore, who’s also well-known for his brilliant agony ...

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