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Ogilvy springs a surprise with new global CCO Piyush Pandey

It’s all change at WPP’s Ogilvy this year and now the WPP network has made another bold move by appointing Ogilvy India chairman Piyush Pandey (below) as its new global CCO. Pandey succeeds Tham Khai Meng who left under a ...

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Honorary Mad Mad Jane Maas dies at 86

I see that Madison Avenue pioneer – and pithy commentator on its Mad Men doings – Jane Maas has died at 86. We’ve reported on her various books and observations here and the New York Times gives her the obit ...

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Freeman campaign fails to deliver Xmas for Vodafone

Why don’t we ever like Vodafone ads? Over the years a succession of capable marketing execs and top of the range agencies have had a crack at it and the ads are always – well, not on a par with ...

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WPP’s end of year hiring freeze shows problems of managing diverse group

Much kerfuffle about a memo from WPP financial controller David Barker imposing a hiring freeze on the embattled group’s agencies, hardly a surprise as WPP as battling falling sales and revenues. Apparently WPP was planning to hire about 2,000 people ...

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Now Ogilvy UK offers all staff voluntary redundancy

More downsizing is afoot at Ogilvy UK with all staff being offered voluntary redundancy. The agency says this is because it wants to be “transparent” about the changes being made under new group CEO Michael Frohlich which have already seen ...

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