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Clay Mills replaces Lee Newman as new boss of Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam

Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam has wasted no time in replacing managing director Lee Newman, recently poached by Ogilvy & Mather Chicago to be its new president. Newman is being replaced by head of business development Clay Mills (pictured) who also heads the ...

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Adidas wants an ad agency to kill Nike in 2014

Years ago Fuji’s unofficial mission statement was ‘Kill Kodak,’ something it and digital large succeeded in doing. German sports apparel maker Adidas must feel much the same about Nike, the rival that regularly undermines its tier one sponsorship of the ...

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Will James Bond actor Daniel Craig really star in Heineken commercials?

He might do as Heineken is claiming that its new deal with the James Bond franchise owners will include Daniel Craig’s ‘participation’ in Heineken’s ‘Open your world’ campaign from Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam (Heineken has just extended its 15-year sponsorship deal). The ...

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Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam and the BBDO network top Gunn Report’s 2011 honours list

The Gunn Report has finished its computations of the highest-scoring agencies, networks, countries etc on the worldwide awards circuit in 2011. Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam is the best performing agency for the first time and BBDO the best performing network for the ...

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German agencies, print and posters triumph at 2011 Epica Awards

Creative advertising award schemes are, by their nature, an imperfect guide to reality. If your agency doesn’t enter, your work doesn’t get considered; on the other hand, those who do enter and win may be regarded as unrepresentative of general ...

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Best ads of 2011: Another tale of Coke and Pepsi

It’s a rivalry that seems as old as the hills now and, in ad terms, Coca-Cola always seems to win although Pepsico, despite its problems with fizzy drinks, is now actually a rather bigger company thanks to things like Doritos. ...

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AKQA and Wieden+Kennedy lead London agency digital boom

One of the many things the ad business ought to thanks the late Steve Jobs for is Apple’s invention of the iPad. This and its thousands of attendant apps is proving a mighty boon in turbulent economic times. When specialist ...

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