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Disastrous Q2 hits recent high flyer Omnicom

The usually sure-footed Omnicom let the side down somewhat in the second quarter of coronavirus-blasted 2020, seeing its revenue decline by 23 per cent and organic “growth” fall sharply in all regions: 21% in the US, 24% in the UK, ...

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Omnicom folds Proximity into Rapp Worldwide

Omnicom boss John Wren has responded vigorously to the Covid-19 crisis, with anticipated measures sich as layoffs, furloughs and salary cuts. Including some high profile (and presumably expensive) people at its agencies which include BBDO and DDB. Now it’s merging ...

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UK is star performer for Omnicom in Q1 – but that was (pre-virus) then

Quite how meaningful first quarter results are from the big ad holding companies is open to debate: Omnicom follows US rival Interpublic with a broadly flat Q1, impacted by the arrival of Coronavirus in March. Worldwide revenue was down 1.8 ...

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DDB’s Wendy Clark quits for surprise switch to Dentsu

The ad business still has the capacity to surprise now and then and here’s one: Wendy Clark is quitting as boss of Omnicom’s DDB to be global CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network, Jerry Buhlmann’s old job. She’ll report to executive ...

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Global Diageo media goes to Omnicom’s PHD

Diageo has reportedly given its global media account to Omnicom Media Group’s PHD, another biggie for what was once the holding company’s second-string media agency. The other contenders were Carat and Publicis Media. Diageo is a big spender (a minimum ...

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