Tag Archives: Nick Brien

McCann: out of the frying pan, into the fire

Harris Diamond – who’s he? The new chairman and chief executive of McCann Worldgroup, replacing Nick Brien as of last night – that’s who. Brien’s position has long since looked untenable – to all, that is, except senior Interpublic management. ...

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Rob Norman and Kelly Clark move up at WPP media

Adjusting to life within a big holding company (especially if it’s called WPP) is not always easy, but British media buying types seem to take it in their stride. Rob Norman (pictured), recently the boss of North America at GroupM ...

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Robert LePlae takes new top role at Arnold

Everybody else in marcoms land may be opening their wallets (or taking a look and then putting it back in their pockets in the case of Publicis Groupe with Interpublic) but Havas boss David Jones has decided that hiring rather ...

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Facebook share slide requires emergency treatment

My friend George Parker thinks McCann Worldgroup boss Nick Brien is angling for a job at Facebook. If he is he’s better get a move on and forget all that gardening leave nonsense because post-IPO Facebook really is beginning to ...

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Publicis Groupe’s Klues and Roberts see pay rise

The big marcoms groups have been defying gravity recently with their financial results, all of them growing way ahead of growth rates in Western economies where most of their business is still based. So the various big bosses have been ...

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