Gideon Spanier

Gideon Spanier is the head of media for Campaign. Contact him at gideon.spanier@haymarket.com. 

Lévy tips Publicis Groupe to name insider as his successor
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Lévy tips Publicis Groupe to name insider as his successor

At Davos, the CEO says the long-awaited decision is coming soon, but isn't his to make.

Haymarket profit climbs 26% amid US expansion
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Haymarket profit climbs 26% amid US expansion

Haymarket increased operating profit by 26% to £4.3m last year thanks to expansion in the US and growth in the UK at its business titles and its motoring division.

Lévy tips Publicis Groupe to name insider as his successor
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Lévy tips Publicis Groupe to name insider as his successor

Maurice Lévy has declared his successor will be an insider and suggested Publicis Groupe is close to naming "him".

Alistair MacCallum joins M/SIX as UK CEO
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Alistair MacCallum joins M/SIX as UK CEO

Alistair MacCallum has been named UK chief executive of M/SIX, just four months after he departed rival M2M when it was abruptly shut.

Publishers struggle to agree a way out of the gloom
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Publishers struggle to agree a way out of the gloom

Facing a crisis, publishers need to club together to survive.

Daily Mail pulls out of joint newspaper ad sales initiative Project Rio
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Daily Mail pulls out of joint newspaper ad sales initiative Project Rio

The Daily Mail has pulled out of an industry-wide plan to pool newspaper ad sales, dealing a major blow to the initiative.

Trump era means 'capital-destroying uncertainty' for media shares
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Trump era means 'capital-destroying uncertainty' for media shares

A leading Wall Street firm has downgraded financial prospects for all the big advertising holding companies because Donald Trump's administration heralds a "riskier political environment" and "capital-destroying uncertainty".

The Sun reveals 2016 rebates and discounts topped £8m
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The Sun reveals 2016 rebates and discounts topped £8m

The Sun set aside £8.1m in rebates and discounts for advertisers last year, according to the accounts of its operating company.

TV market could see 2% drop in revenues in 2017
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TV market could see 2% drop in revenues in 2017

The TV ad market is facing a 3% decline in January because of continued anxiety over Brexit, fuelling fears that revenues will fall this year for the first time since 2009.

TV advertising to remain resilient despite online streaming, Deloitte predicts
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TV advertising to remain resilient despite online streaming, Deloitte predicts

TV advertising will defy the doom-mongers in both the US and UK in 2017 despite the rise of online and on-demand viewing, according to an annual forecast by Deloitte.

James Wildman named Hearst UK CEO with acquisitions 'on the front burner'
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James Wildman named Hearst UK CEO with acquisitions 'on the front burner'

James Wildman has been named chief executive and president of Hearst Magazines UK with a remit to expand the business through acquisitions.

Ocado seeks media agency ahead of first TV campaign
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Ocado seeks media agency ahead of first TV campaign

Ocado is on the hunt for a media agency as the online retailer prepares for its first TV advertising campaign.

James Wildman poised to quit Trinity Mirror to head Hearst UK
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James Wildman poised to quit Trinity Mirror to head Hearst UK

James Wildman, the chief revenue officer of Trinity Mirror, is in pole position to head Hearst Magazines in the UK, Campaign can reveal.

Exterion hires Telegraph's Dave King as managing director
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Exterion hires Telegraph's Dave King as managing director

Dave King is to leave Telegraph Media Group after 12 years to become UK managing director of Exterion Media.

Fox-Sky deal will reduce dependence on advertising but boost addressable TV
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Fox-Sky deal will reduce dependence on advertising but boost addressable TV

21st Century Fox's planned acquisition of Sky would reduce the US media group's dependence on advertising, but ad sales, particularly addressable TV, remains one of the key reasons for the takeover.

Publicis takes bulk of Mars $490m media business outside US
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Publicis takes bulk of Mars $490m media business outside US

Mediacom wins consolation prizes in Australia and New Zealand.

Publicis Media does best out of Mars' £400m media review
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Publicis Media does best out of Mars' £400m media review

Publicis Media has done best out of Mars' media-buying review, landing the lion's share of the estimated £400m business in seven major markets.

Thomas Cook invests in online video and addressable TV for 'tailored' holidays push
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Thomas Cook invests in online video and addressable TV for 'tailored' holidays push

Thomas Cook is shifting money into online video and addressable TV advertising for a new campaign, "You Want, We Do," about how it can tailor holidays to suit individual customers.

Hearst wants new UK CEO to drive 'ambitious M&A strategy'
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Hearst wants new UK CEO to drive 'ambitious M&A strategy'

The global boss of Hearst Magazines has said "a much more ambitious acquisition strategy" should be a priority for its next UK chief executive in a sign that the publisher still has faith in its British operation.

Blue 449 to be more than a 'conflict shop' after dropping Optimedia brand
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Blue 449 to be more than a 'conflict shop' after dropping Optimedia brand

Blue 449 can establish itself as a global media agency in its own right, rather than just a conflict shop, after dropping the Optimedia brand from its name.

How easyJet transformed customer data into emotional anniversary stories
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1 How easyJet transformed customer data into emotional anniversary stories

To showcase innovation and good practice, Campaign is publishing the best case studies from the 2016 Marketing New Thinking Awards, held in association with Sky Media. EasyJet and Havas Helia triumphed in the Data Creativity category for their data-driven work on the airline's 20th anniversary.

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