Tag Archives: Nestle

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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Goodby’s Eric Vervroegen charged with boosting Publicis global creative

Creativity is king at the moment and Publicis Worldwide, the world’s number three agency network, has been a bit short of it recently. So the Publicis Groupe-owned giant has lured Belgian Eric Vervroegen from Omnicom’s Goodby Silverstein & Partners in ...

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New blow for McCann London as it loses Nescafe to Publicis

It hasn’t been particularly good year for McCann Erickson London as it’s lost phone maker HTC to Mother before it even had time to produce a campaign, Dulux, where it was minding the shop, to Bartle Bogle Hegarty and now ...

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Surely the logic of the Kraft split is to sell the US grocery business and become – Cadbury

The ever-popular Irene Rosenfeld, CEO of sprawling food giant Kraft, has everyone guessing again. Her plan to split Kraft into slow-moving US grocery brands and faster-growing confectionery brands, built around the £12bn Cadbury acquisition, raises the question: what’s the point ...

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So is global media buying really a gigantic fiddle?

The UK’s Mail on Sunday thinks so, highlighting the case of Aegis Germany boss Aleksander Ruzicka who was jailed last year for trousering substantial backhanders (or ‘discounts’) from media owners. This sudden interest has been prompted by the likely sale ...

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Unilever chief Polman’s ambitious growth target means ad bonanza for agencies

It does if they’re represented in what Unilever CEO Paul Polman calls “white space” anyway, markets across the world where some Unilever brands are unavailable. Polman has told the Financial Times that he believes Unilever, now in a hotly contested ...

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Mars moves from TBWA to BBDO – so is Omnicom still laughing?

Well Omnicom CEO John Wren will have breathed a sigh of relief when he discovered that one of his biggest accounts -$1.6bn Mars – was staying in the family when it decided to dump TBWA. It’s moving most of its ...

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