Tag Archives: russia

Russian search giant Yandex targets western Europe

Russian search giant Yandex is taking the battle to its European rivals with a new office in Lucerne headed by Bernard Lukey, former head of Russian online store Ozon.ru. Yandex runs search sites plus a range of online services in ...

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Big vote of confidence for W+K London as Portland HQ makes Neil Christie and Ian Tait partners

It’s been something of an annus mirabilis for Wieden+Kennedy London as the recently high-flying agency has seen the departures of biggest account Nokia (with attendant ten per cent redundancies) and the Guardian, one flagship account, Honda, cut back in the ...

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MDC’s Anomaly joins creative move to Amsterdam with launch of new shop

Self-professed mould breaker agency Anomaly, which sold 60 per cent to Canadian marcoms outfit MDC in February, is to open an office in Amsterdam. The agency has poached Grey Amsterdam managing director Hazelle Klonhammer (pictured), an Australian, to head the ...

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Now W+K Amsterdam sets out to conquer Russia with $134m Beeline telecoms win

Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam is arguably the hottest agency in Europe with lead creative duties for Coca-cola and Heineken to add to its Nike, EA and ESPN foundations, and now it’s making its first foray into the potentially huge Russian market with ...

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Does WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell deserve a 50 per cent pay rise to £1.5m?

Strange to say, he probably does when you consider that his basic pay (£1m) hasn’t risen since 2007 and WPP, the company he founded and runs, has ridden out the volatile past few years pretty capably. WPP’s board level remuneration ...

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