Tag Archives: omnicom

Omnicom joins big three in India with Mudra deal

Omnicom, arguably the strongest performer among the marcoms giants judging by its recent third quarter numbers, is making a big move in India by increasing its ten per cent stake in the Mudra conglomerate to a majority with an option ...

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Indie agency Marc targets Chicago with Modesto and Immesoete hires

Marc Modesto, the senior DraftFCB manager whose enforced departure from the agency seems to have triggered the disastrous loss of the $1bn SC Johnson account for the Interpublic-owned agency, has resurfaced as president of the Chicago office of Pittsburgh-based agency ...

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Mother wins digital foothold at GM’s Chevrolet

This one snuck under the radar a bit, apart from that of eagle-eyed Adweek, but UK indie agency Mother, which now has a thriving New York outpost, has been appointed by General Motors’ Chevrolet to handle a digital project to ...

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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways to roll out ad bonanza?

Etihad Airines is reported to be reviewing its ad account with a purported budget of £100m so is adland in line for some munificence from the Abu Dhabi royal family, who have just poured £400m in an Etihad stadium-naming deal ...

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Shock for JWT London as CEO Guy Hayward quits for Havas’ BETC

JWT in London has had more bosses than you can shake a stick at in recent years and now the latest, Guy Hayward, who joined from 180 Amsterdam which he co-founded in 1998, is leaving after just two years to ...

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Another blow for McCann as Nescafe moves global ad account to Publicis

You can’t say it’s unexpected: Nestle recently moved its Nescafe account in the UK from McCann Erickson to Publicis and Publicis has always been Nestle’s favourite agency, not least through the close attention Publicis Groupe boss Maurice Levy has always ...

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Goodby’s Eric Vervroegen charged with boosting Publicis global creative

Creativity is king at the moment and Publicis Worldwide, the world’s number three agency network, has been a bit short of it recently. So the Publicis Groupe-owned giant has lured Belgian Eric Vervroegen from Omnicom’s Goodby Silverstein & Partners in ...

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