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McCann loses mega-client who didn’t believe it was a contractor – or has it?

The Us Army dumped McCann Worldgroup from its shortlist for a new agency for technical reasons, according to Ad Age. These included the formatting of unspecified documents and an inability to confirm McCann’s status as a certified contractor, despite the ...

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Nick Brien returns to media to pep up Dentsu Aegis in US

One of adland’s big beasts Nick Brien, a one-time CEO of Interpublic’s McCann, is rejoining the media mainstream, teaming up with old colleague Jerry Buhlmann, now CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network, as DAN CEO in the US and Americas. Brien ...

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RB dumps Wieden+Kennedy for Havas and McCann

RB is moving its global Finish and Nurofen accounts out of Wieden+Kennedy London into Havas and McCann respectively. W&K MD Helen Andrews says: “We understand RB’s change of strategy to devolve more control to local markets. We are immensely proud ...

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New Alzheimer’s campaign treads well worn path

Dementia is set to become the UK’s biggest killer it seems, not so surprising when many of us are living longer. There’s no cure as yet, would throwing more money at it help matters? Maybe it would. So the Alzheimer’s ...

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Microsoft tries to STEM flow of jobs for the boys

Here come the girls, again – this time the new iteration of Microsoft’s MakeWhatsNext campaign from McCann’s m:united, timed for International Women’s Day. This time what’s on Microsoft’s mind is the small number of women graduating with what it calls ...

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McCann London helps Microsoft to top Clio Award

The big winners at the Clio Awards in New York (they’re all here) were: *Branded Content: FRED & FARID, Remy Cointreau/Louis XIII, “#Notcomingsoon” (France) *Branded Entertainment: Leo Burnett Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “Van Gogh BnB” (U.S.) *Digital/Mobile: McCann New ...

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McCann promotes Craft boss Lopez to Europe role to spearhead production drive

McCann has promoted London and Craft UK production head Sergio Lopez to boss of its European production operations. Craft is McCann’s production arm. All the big agencies and holding companies are taking production more seriously now as clients squeeze margins ...

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