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Team WPP strikes again as DraftFCB loses Coors

Miller Coors, the North American beer venture between SAB Miller and Molson Coors, has sacked long-time Coors agency Interpublic-owned DraftFCB and succumbed to the temptations of an offer from WPP to combine the talents of JWT, Ogilvy, Y&R and Grey. ...

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Green shoots of recovery from Interpublic?

Things really must be getting better in the global advertising economy, the cynical might observe. Interpublic, the world’s fourth-largest and most financially challenged advertising conglomerate, has just reported a decent set of Q4 results. Despite a heavy kicking from principal ...

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Energy BBDO poaches Grey Paris top creative duo

Chicago-based Energy BBDO has poached Grey Paris creative directors Luissandro Del Gobbo and Giovanni Settesoldi (pictured) as senior VPs and creative directors. The pair spent four years at Grey Paris following time at JWT Paris and BBDO Milan. They have ...

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Lufthansa goes to German indie shop Kolle Rebbe – life doesn’t get any better for Nick Brien’s McCann

Interpublic CEO Michael Roth must be a rather worried man this Christmas; the holding company has hauled itself out of the knacker’s yard but two of his big agency networks, DraftFCB and McCann Erickson are not performing while the third, ...

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Blow for DDB as Ogilvy’s creative trio scoop $500m Philips global account

Something seems to be stirring under the bonnet of the stately Ogilvy & Mather limousine (‘At sixty miles an hour the loudest…) as the WPP-owned agency has added to its triumph in sharing the $1bn SC Johnson account with Omnicom’s ...

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Is McCann gambling with $1bn plus Verizon by exiling New York boss Gruhler?

Verizon is one of Interpublic-owned McCann Erickson’s biggest accounts (in total Verizon spent about $1.9bn on media in 2010) and the departure of New York president Thom Gruler means that the three top people on the account have all recently ...

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Now $100m Applebee’s restaurants dumps McCann

Life really doesn’t get any better for Interpublic’s McCann Erickson and its bosses Nick Brien, head of McCann Worldgroup, and Linus Karlsson, chairman and CCO of both McCann New York and McCann London. Now Applebee’s Neighbourhood Grill & Bar has ...

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