Tag Archives: omnicom

Interpublic is back in the game with decent results for 2010 – but what will CEO Michael Roth do next?

The world’s once mightiest marcoms group is still nowhere near challenging WPP, Omnicom and Publicis Groupe in the global marcoms stakes but Interpublic looks like it’s finally left the intensive care ward. It’s just reported net income (profit) of $281.2m ...

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Cannes 2011 to award new gong to best holding company – is this good news for WPP creative boss John O’Keeffe?

The Cannes Lions are always up for yet another award and this year the festival is going to award the best marcoms holding company, based on points gathered all the way up from shortlists (in a bewildering number of categories ...

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It’s a good time to be 21 for Omnicom’s PHD

Media agency PHD, number two to OMD in the Omnicom media line-up, is celebrating its 21st birthday and, although it’s always been a darling of the UK business press it now seems to be establishing itself as a genuine world ...

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Does it matter which holding company wins the most awards? WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell and creative boss John O’Keeffe think it does

We know this because WPP says it on its website that in 2010 it narrowed the gap between it and Omnicom in terms of the awards the group won at Cannes (and extended its narrow lead over Publicis Groupe). Two ...

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Embarrassment for Omnicom as Peter Arnell leaves Peter Arnell Group, is replaced by his wife and sues for return of million dollar ‘knicknacks’

Peter Arnell is the colourful boss of his eponymous design agency, founded in 1979 and sold to Omnicom a decade or so ago. He’s just left under acrimonious circumstances and is suing Omnicom for, among other things, a million dollar’s ...

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These are the world’s top performing advertising stocks – and you probably haven’t heard of any of them apart from Omnicom

Partly because three of them are Chinese (apart from readers in China of course) and partly because they are are mostly niche internet businesses; the contemporary equivalent of direct marketing on the internet. Report by China Analyst. Below are the ...

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Gunn Report lauds BBDO as the best creative agency network – again

The Gunn Report is one of those clever, almost simplistic ideas. Just tot up the number of awards agencies have won and you get the top agency or agency network in the world. And, once again, the top performing agency ...

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Why are there no big deals in adland? There’s an ominous silence as Sorrell, Levy, Wren and co sit on their hands – and their wallets

The business/political world is still fretting about the banking system and sovereign debt in Europe (don’t worry, China will buy it all) but across the business spectrum miners, oil and telecoms companies are doing deals all over the place. Apple ...

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