Cannes Lions 2013

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Logan Wilmont to leave Cheil UK

Logan Wilmont to leave Cheil UK

Logan Wilmont, the executive creative director at Cheil UK, will leave the shop at the end of April.

 
Chris Thomas to run BBDO Americas as CEO

Chris Thomas to run BBDO Americas as CEO

Omnicom's BBDO has appointed Chris Thomas, its Asia head for the last after nine years, as its chief executive of the Americas.

 
Cannes Lions launches Glass Lion to challenge gender bias

Cannes Lions launches Glass Lion to challenge gender bias

Cannes Lions has launched the Glass Lion: The Lion for Change, an award for work that challenges gender bias.

 
Cannes Lions launches 'cheaper than redundancy' campaign

Cannes Lions launches 'cheaper than redundancy' campaign

McCann London has created a digital and press campaign for the Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity, urging agencies to send under-performing staff to the event.

 
OMD tops Gunn Report For Media

OMD tops Gunn Report For Media

Omnicom's OMD has been named the most-awarded media agency in the world, ahead of Publicis Groupe's Starcom MediaVest Group and its sister shop PHD, in The Gunn Report For Media 2014.

 
What adland is giving up for Lent

What adland is giving up for Lent

From worrying to jargon, email to sit-down meetings, adland dishes the dirt on what they are giving up for Lent.

 
Mark Roalfe's favourite BBC ads

Mark Roalfe's favourite BBC ads

Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R held onto the BBC ad account last week, ahead of stiff competition. Mark Roalfe, the chairman and executive creative director, looks back at his favourite ads by the agency for the corporation.

 
Broadcast-owner completes management buy-out

Broadcast-owner completes management buy-out

Media Business Insight, which owns the Broadcast, Shots and Screen International brands, has completed a £10 million management buy-out from parent group Top Right.

 
British Airways calls review of global digital ad business

British Airways calls review of global digital ad business

British Airways is reviewing its global digital advertising account, putting OgilvyOne on alert.

 
Mother backs new integrated agency The Romans

Mother backs new integrated agency The Romans

Ad agency Mother has backed an integrated PR, social media and experiential agency launched by the former managing director and creative director of Citizen, once the sister PR agency to Dare.

 
BA reviews global digital ad account

BA reviews global digital ad account

British Airways is reviewing its global digital advertising account, putting OgilvyOne on alert.

 
CES 2015: What does it mean for marketers?

CES 2015: What does it mean for marketers?

The strong showing from agencies at the event embodies how important technology has become to marketing -- and vice versa.

 
 

Cannes Lions 2013 in-depth

'The emperor is wearing no clothes'

'The emperor is wearing no clothes'

In the first of a series exploring creative effectiveness, Jon Steel likens the focus on shares, hashtags, 'likes' and social buzz in modern effectiveness case studies to The Emperor's New Clothes and urges the industry to wear something a little mor...

 
 
Global viewpoint from Saudi Arabia

Global viewpoint from Saudi Arabia

Up until only a few years ago, outsiders would say that Saudi Arabia was the most boring and traditional advertising market in the world. A conservative nation whose societal, religious and political constraints hindered the industry s ability to be ...

 
 
Messaging: the next cool thing for brands

Messaging: the next cool thing for brands

Opportunities beyond established social media channels are emerging around mobile messaging, David Benady writes.

 
 
A Davos virgin reflects...

A Davos virgin reflects...

Lindsay Pattison shares lessons from attending the World Economic Forum's annual gathering for the first time.

 
 
Freeman ushers in new era at Bloomberg

Freeman ushers in new era at Bloomberg

Arif Durrani meets the man who is helping the ambitious media company branch out of its financial heartland and into the mainstream through the launch of Bloomberg Business.

 
 
The year ahead for production

The year ahead for production

As the requirement for digital content continues to grow, production companies must now sign up directors who understand the needs of online audiences, Tim Mellors thinks.

 
 
Tech viewpoint on tech democratisation

Tech viewpoint on tech democratisation

Forgive the reference to Mad Men, but a sub-plot in this final series prompted a then-versus-now train of thought.

 
 
Publicis' Arthur Sadoun: 'Charm, charisma and arrogance in a single package'

Publicis' Arthur Sadoun: 'Charm, charisma and arrogance in a single package'

Arthur Sadoun is the Publicis Worldwide boss and an exec going places in a hurry at the network. John Tylee meets the man who many consider to be Maurice Lévy's heir apparent.

 
 
 

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