Tag Archives: Nick Brien

Interpublic is back in the game with decent results for 2010 – but what will CEO Michael Roth do next?

The world’s once mightiest marcoms group is still nowhere near challenging WPP, Omnicom and Publicis Groupe in the global marcoms stakes but Interpublic looks like it’s finally left the intensive care ward. It’s just reported net income (profit) of $281.2m ...

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Microsoft puts Universal McCann’s $1bn media account up for review

Which is never the news you want to hear although Universal McCann, the Interpublic-owned incumbent, is on a hot streak at the moment, consolidating most of L’Oreal’s $700m and Mastercard’s $343m as well as winning new business from BMW, Mini ...

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Publicis Groupe challenges Interpublic with pitch for McCann stalwart Nescafe

Nestle is reviewing three global accounts at headline creative agency McCann Erickson with Publicis Groupe, which recently won Nestle’s $900m media account in the US, pitching for number one brand Nescafe. Nestle is, as they say these days, looking for ...

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Dooner’s $37m pay-off sharpens focus on top ad exec pay

McCann Worldgroup CEO John Dooner is retiring with a $37.7m pay-off, though he’ll be staying on at the company as a consultant. Or, as Adweek says in this report, be paid $2.5m for 15 years in return for not working ...

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