Tag Archives: WPP

WPP strikes first partnership deal with TikTok

WPP has struck a first of its kind deal with TiKTok, claimed to give WPP clients unique access and capabilities on the platform. This includes partnering on marketing API integrations and next-generation formats, such as augmented reality offerings. Subvrsive, a ...

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WPP lures Rob Reilly from McCann as global CCO

WPP CEO Mark Read has made a big statement about the holdng company’s commitment to classical advertising values with the surprise appointment of Rob Reilly, creative chairman of Interpublic’s McCann Worldgroup, as WPP’s new global CCO. Reilly (above) replaces John ...

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WPP sets out ambitious plans as it emerges in one piece from bad old 2020

WPP is updating investors and analysts today but the menu gives a pretty clear idea of CEO Mark Read’s plans and expectations. Under Strategic Goals we have: *Return core Communications business to sustainable growth. *Expand further into high-growth areas of ...

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WPP bids for remaining shares in loss-making WPP AUNZ

WPP has moved to tidy up one of the anomalies in its global empire, its 61.5% holding in WPP AUNZ. The business, formerly mostly STW, has flatlined at best recently with newish CEO Jens Monsees (left), a former BMW executive, ...

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Will WPP end up with AKQA Grey after all?

Some of the troops at WPP are seemingly revolting over new entity AKQA Group (which has absorbed venerable 100-year plus agency Grey) and, more worrying for CEO Mark Read perhaps, biggest client of the merged agency Procter & Gamble is ...

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Ogilvy’s Andy Main lures Devika Bulchandani from McCann in first big move

New Ogilvy CEO Andy Main, hired from Deloitte Digital, has made his first big move, bringing in Devika Bulchandani from McCann as North America CEO and global chairwoman of advertising – whatever that means. Maybe that she knows more about ...

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