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Omnicom joins 10% growth club as it recovers in 2021

Omnicom followed rival Publicis with a strong bounce-back in 2021: In Q4 worldwide revenue was up 2.6% to $3.85bn and organic revenue grew 9.5%. For the full year organic revenue was up by 10.2% (roughly the same as Publicis) and ...

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Simm’s elevation at Omnicom shows march of media execs

Omnicom’s top media exec Daryl Simm is in the box seat to succeed long-serving John Wren as boss of the ad holding company. The US-based Omnicom, once famous for its trio of big creative agencies – BBDO, DDB and TBWA ...

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Omnicom gets back on track with 11.5% growth in Q3

Omnicom has answered the challenge laid down by holding company rival Publicis with an 11.5% rise in organic revenue in Q3 2021 to $3.4bn. Publicis reported 11.2% although its comparatives were tougher. Omnicom only inched forwards in terms of revenue ...

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Omnicom swoops to wrest Mercedes from Publicis

The fur may be flying at Publicis’ swish Paris HQ today as the ‘Power of One’ agency group finds itself well and truly gazumped by Omnicom, which has pinched the entire Mercedes account including creative, media and performance marketing. In ...

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Publicis, Omnicom and IPG bounce back strongly in Q2

Three of the big ad holding companies have posted spectacular post-pandemic bouncebacks in the first half of 2021, in effect a free hit as Q2 2020 saw advertisers across the world slashing budgets. Even so the numbers look pretty impressive. ...

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TBWA CEO Sara Tate quits for leadership business

Another big change is in store at Omnicom Towers on London’s South Bank: TBWA London CEO Sara Tate is stepping down to become a leadership coach shortly after sibling AMV BBDO (another occupant of the rather looming HQ) announced its ...

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Philips consolidates creative and media with Omnicom

Philips, now primarily a maker of healthcare kit, has awarded its creative, media and PR business to Omnicom. WPP’s Ogilvy loses creative and Dentsu most of the media business although it retains domestic appliance brands, now owned by private equity. ...

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