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Publicis boss Sadoun poaches Ogilvy UK chief Annette King

A couple of weeks ago we reported that Publicis Media boss Steve King was to be supremo of Publicis Groupe’s UK business. In fact he’s not, it’s to be Annette King (below, no relation) poached from WPP’s Ogilvy Group in ...

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Ogilvy wins UK export drive and more from Vodafone

WPP’s Ogilvy & Mather is reported by The Times to have won a big new assignment from the UK’s department of international trade to devise and run a campaign – “Exporting is great” – to try to boost exports by ...

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Ogilvy opens for Cisco with ambitious debut

Always wondered what Cisco actually did – apart from make bundles of money – so it’s helpful of new agency Ogilvy to explain it to us in its debut film starring Game of Thrones’ Peter Dinklage. Sure former agency Goodby ...

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Ogilvy’s Graham Fink on six pioneering years in China

When Graham Fink (below), one of the best art directors to have worked in and led a number of London’s top agencies including CDP, Saatchi & Saatchi, GGT and M&C Saatchi, left to become CCO of Ogilvy China six years ...

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Audi comes a cropper with Chinese mother-in-law

It’s good to see that an ad can still cause an international stir and this modest effort from Audi in China certainly has. A Chinese mother-in-law inspects a bride at a wedding in the cause of promoting Audi used cars ...

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Now Ogilvy snaps up Halls Europe account

New business is coming in a torrent at Ogilvy & Mather London at the moment – and this one doesn’t seem to be a present from owner WPP. Now it’s won the Halls Europe account, part of Mondelez International. Halls ...

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Vodafone tries to mix hard sell and likeability in Ogilvy debut

We haven’t always been kind about Vodafone’s UK advertising efforts – so why start now? Here’s its big new campaign from new agency Ogilvy & Mather, starring Martin Freeman of Hobbit and Sherlock fame, who’s apparently signed up for the ...

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Ogilvy Joburg stars with suppertime theatre for KFC

Want an app with your KFC? Groans are audible already but KFC in South Africa and agency Ogilvy Johannesburg have made one that uses technology to bring families together at mealtimes instead of rending them asunder. With limited edition mobile-enabled ...

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