Time was when J. Walter Thompson was the epitome of the top-of-the-world ad agency; a big quoted company in the US and top of the heap in London, with posh account execs (said to have introduced Brook Brothers button-downs to London), decent creatives, loads of research and all that stuff and a genius planner in …
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Date/time: 15th November 2018, 06:01


Paul Hammersely’s Harbour agency collective has just take a turn for the more interesting, former Ogilvy UK execs Mick Mahoney (CCO) and Kevin Chesters (CSO) joining Hammersley as partners (below, right to left.) Which makes Harbour a pretty formidable ad agency in its own right. Harbour has about a dozen or so agencies across the …
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Date/time: 15th November 2018, 03:01


You may have noticed that Christmas and the festive season is a touch commercial these days so the purveyors of paying mechanisms are joining in too. Here’s PayPal from France’s Buzzman with a big international campaign featuring “Uncle Awesome.” While Visa via Saatchi & Saatchi is inviting us to support the UK’s embattled high street …
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Date/time: 14th November 2018, 21:01


Adam&eveDDB is making its customary strong finish to the year in the week its latest John Lewis ad debuts, winning Booking.com against strong competition Anomaly and 72andSunny. Booking.com, headquartered in Amsterdam, has been with Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam for the past three years. A&E has won what may be the biggest UK creative account to move this …
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Date/time: 14th November 2018, 21:01


Jerry Buhlmann has surprised the industry by quitting his role as CEO of Dentsu Aegis. He is only 59, which is young compared to John Wren at Omnicom (66) and Michael Roth at Interpublic (72). We also know that Buhlmann is very fit — he’s represented England as a senior triathlete — and is no …
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Date/time: 14th November 2018, 21:01