Tag Archives: omnicom

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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Omnicom begins slow comeback from pandemic’s 2020

Omnicom is coming round after the pandemic but it’s a slow business with Q1 organic revenue still in reverse at -1.8%. Last year the owner of BBDO, TBWA, DDB and Omnicom Media Group (OMG) posted negative growth of -9.6%. By ...

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Pandemic job cuts another sign of reduced role for agencies

Campaign has been doing some digging into the small print of Interpublic’s and Omnicom’s annual reports for 2020, to discover that the two ad holding companies have cut 10,000 roles over last year’s course of the pandemic. The cost of ...

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Omnicom brings up the rear (so far) among ad holding companies in grim 2020

Covid-19 hammered Omnicom harder than its rivals Interpublic and Publicis Groupe (WPP is still to report) with full year and Q4 organic growth down 11.1% and 9.6% respectively. Full year net income (profit) fell $393.7 million to $945.4 million compared ...

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