Tag Archives: Ukraine

Brands in the front line over Ukraine

Brands are in the front line everywhere these days it seems and this installation – officially sanctioned presumably – has appeared in St Petersburg,. using the logos of companies who’ve pulled out of Russia over the invasion of Ukraine. Spelling ...

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Dentsu finally joins exodus from Russia

Dentsu International has joined WPP, Interpublic and Publicis Groupe in acting in Russia following its invasion of Ukraine, in its case transferring ownership of its joint venture operations to Russian partners (without specifying who they are.) Dentsu also has 500 ...

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Now Interpublic suspends operations in Russia

Interpublic (IPG) has finally decided enough is enough in Ukraine, suspending its business operations in invader Russia, where it has around 200 people. They’ll be paid for six months. CEO Philippe Krakowsky (left) said in a memo: “Essentially, we hoped ...

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Ukraine: please support our MAA/Red Cross appeal

Most of us are showing our support for the relief and humanitarian efforts in Ukraine although some of the ad holding companies (with the notable exception of WPP) are still sitting on their well-upholstered bottoms when it comes to terminating ...

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Cannes Lions bans Russians and Russian entries

Cannes Lions has banned Russian entries and delegates from the country from this year’s festival following the invasion of Ukraine. Cannes owner Ascential says: “We stand together with our friends in Ukraine and our many partners and community members in ...

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