Tag Archives: Michael Roth

India’s Moods condoms pop up all over the place

It’s all happening in Indian adland, the place is awash with visiting marcoms CEOs (Omnicom’s John Wren and Interpublic’s Michael Roth recently following in the footsteps of pith-helmeted Sir Martin Sorrell of WPP) and Indian agencies are producing some interesting ...

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Is McCann gambling with $1bn plus Verizon by exiling New York boss Gruhler?

Verizon is one of Interpublic-owned McCann Erickson’s biggest accounts (in total Verizon spent about $1.9bn on media in 2010) and the departure of New York president Thom Gruler means that the three top people on the account have all recently ...

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Now $100m Applebee’s restaurants dumps McCann

Life really doesn’t get any better for Interpublic’s McCann Erickson and its bosses Nick Brien, head of McCann Worldgroup, and Linus Karlsson, chairman and CCO of both McCann New York and McCann London. Now Applebee’s Neighbourhood Grill & Bar has ...

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Another blow for McCann as Nescafe moves global ad account to Publicis

You can’t say it’s unexpected: Nestle recently moved its Nescafe account in the UK from McCann Erickson to Publicis and Publicis has always been Nestle’s favourite agency, not least through the close attention Publicis Groupe boss Maurice Levy has always ...

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Interpublic sells half Facebook stake for $133m

Marcoms group Interpublic picked up about 0.4 per cent of Facebook five years ago as part of an ad deal and is selling half the stake to an undisclosed buyer for $133m, a nice profit on its original $5m investment. ...

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Interpublic’s revival plan for Lowe targets biggest Aussie indie 303

Interpublic has clearly decided that its troubled Lowe & Partners is worth preserving despite all manner of ructions and disappointments – the reason is presumably Unilever which under CMO Keith Weed seems wedded to the agency – and it’s now ...

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Interpublic to call for more women bosses at new Cannes seminar

Interpublic and its Women’s Leadership Network is to hold a seminar called Beyond Mad Men: Towards Gender Diversity in Creative Roles on Tuesday, June 21 at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The seminar, the first in IPG’s Diversity ...

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