Tag Archives: omnicom

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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Omnicom beats expectations with strong 2.8 per cent organic growth

As we’ve noted before, Sir Martin Sorrell used to say that Omnicom was good at operations but had no strategy, although SMS has been kinder since he quit WPP for S4Capital. No strategy seems to be paying off as the ...

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Omnicom sails serenely on in Q3, avoiding most client rocks

Sir Martin Sorrell used to be fond of saying that big WPP rival Omnicom was a good operator but “had no strategy.” Thanks goodness for that as the US marcoms giant sails (fairly) serenely on, reporting organic growth of 2.2 ...

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Interpublic sails on as European rivals face headwinds

Interpublic continues to lead the holding company pack in terms of both organic growth and financials although it slowed a little in the second quarter of 2019. Q2 organic growth was three per cent (4.6 per cent for the half ...

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Publicis organic growth becalmed as US problems continue

Publicis Groupe CEO Arthur Sadoun has a problem. His long-awaited ‘Power of One’ transformation is still stuck in the garage it seems, as the French ad holding group reports second quarter organic growth of just 0.1 per cent, missing analysts’ ...

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Is ‘no strategy’ paying off for Omnicom?

Is Omnicom – which owns BBDO, TBWA, DDB and Omnicom Media Group among others – doing well or badly? Its shares fell three per cent yesterday when it reported a 3.6 per cent drop in second quarter revenue in Q2 ...

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Hearts & Science boss Ralston-Good in surprise switch to MediaCom

Hearts & Science UK CEO Frances Ralston-Good seems to be on her way to WPP’s MediaCom, surprising as the Omnicom-owned media agency looked like it was on its way after a slow start, winning £40m GoCompare. Hearts & Science, which ...

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