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Nick Brien makes surprising move to Hearst’s iCrossing

Former McCann Worldgroup boss Nick Brien (left) has re-emerged as CEO of Hearst Magazines’ digital marketing agency iCrossing and president of the media company’s Marketing Services division. Brien, a Brit, caused waves as McCann when he moved into the top ...

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Is Cannes worth £2650? McCann thinks so..

The Cannes International Festival of Creativity looks like it’s going to be barmier than ever this year. We’ve already had the ‘anti-sexist’ gong flagged and now McCann London is running a campaign encouraging agencies and clients to despatch their bozos ...

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Traders bet on deal action at Interpublic

Something seems to be going on Interpublic, the world’s fourth-largest marcoms group, with traders closing short positions (the expectation that the share price will fall) and betting on further rises. The shares are currently trading at just above $20 (IPG ...

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Cheil lures new biz high-flyer Hallqvist from McCann

Korean network Cheil Worldwide is trying to up its game as a global player these days. Last year it bought the Iris network and now it’s hired long-serving McCann VP and ‘Global Chief Growth Officer’ Lotta Malm Hallqvist as its ...

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McCann picks Bisher for Microsoft creative hot seat

McCann has promoted New York office group creative director Mat Bisher (left) to ECD in charge of its newly-won global Microsoft account. Bisher is an art director who formerly worked at BBDO. Bisher deserves his promotion (and, presumably, hefty rise) ...

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McCann lures Lund from Now to try to revive London

DLKW founder, and former boss of the UK government’s advertising service the COI, Mark Lund (left) is leaving the agency he helped to found after the COI to join McCann as group CEO. Lund founded agency Now with creative director ...

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