Cannes Lions 2013

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Top 10 media planners

Top 10 media planners

1. Sue Unerman The brains behind the brawn of Group M s leading media shop, MediaCom s Unerman tops this list for the second successive year as her impact and influence on the business remain second to none. Her work around behavioural economics co...

 
Top 10 media buyers

Top 10 media buyers

1. Mark Collins Collins remains the industry s most significant media buyer following the collapse of the Publicis/Omnicom merger. The Group M operation that he spearheads still controls at least a third of all the UK s trackable media spend. He st...

 
Top 10 customer engagement campaigns

Top 10 customer engagement campaigns

1. The Pilion Trust, fuck the poor The Pilion Trust charity launched a multi-award-winning campaign in which a man attempted to shock people into donating by walking around London wearing a sign reading: "Fuck the poor." The man was filmed inciti...

 
Top 10 account planners

Top 10 account planners

1. Lucy Jameson The surfeit of senior planning talent created by the merger of Adam Eve and DDB UK proved to be Grey London s gain. Jameson has played a key role in the transformation of the agency since joining from DDB UK in 2012. The robust st...

 
Top 20 creative directors

Top 20 creative directors

1. Ben Priest, Ben Tollett and Emer Stamp Adam Eve/DDB s wunderkinds knock Bartle Bogle Hegarty s Nick Gill off the top spot a perch he has occupied for the past three years. In addition to a barnstorming performance at Cannes that lifted the m...

 
Top 10 media suits

Top 10 media suits

The outstanding leaders of the UK's media agencies in 2014 revealed.

 
Advertising Network of the Year 2014: Grey

Advertising Network of the Year 2014: Grey

With lots of money coming in and tremendous creative work going out, Grey has completed a remarkable transformation many in the industry thought unimaginable only a few years ago.

 
Production Company of the Year 2014: Academy

Production Company of the Year 2014: Academy

Quality work from new signings, old hands chipping in and an eye-catching return to form by its star player saw the production company back on top - and all without a Christmas ad in sight.

 
Campaign of the Year 2014: Ikea

Campaign of the Year 2014: Ikea

The dreamy 'the wonderful everyday' campaign included multichannel activity reinforcing the retailer's message that its products can help people live harmoniously and sustainably.

 
Media Network of the Year 2014: SMG

Media Network of the Year 2014: SMG

Strategic acquisitions to improve its offering, $1 billion worth of new business and some innovative partnerships with tech giants resulted in a strong performance from Starcom MediaVest Group.

 
Digital Innovation Agency of the Year 2014: R/GA London

Digital Innovation Agency of the Year 2014: R/GA London

Placing its faith in Beats has paid off handsomely for the London outpost of the US digital giant, but quality work for Heineken, Google and Unilever illustrated the agency's strength in depth.

 
Advertising Agency of the Year 2014: Adam & Eve/DDB

Advertising Agency of the Year 2014: Adam & Eve/DDB

That the magic created at an independent start-up was recreated so quickly in a marcoms leviathan is some feat. No doubt all the clients and juries who sided with the agency in 2014 would agree.

 
 

Cannes Lions 2013 in-depth

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.

 
 
Ruhanen vows to bring disruption back to TBWA

Ruhanen vows to bring disruption back to TBWA

In a crowded market and after years of drifting, TBWA had lost its edge. Now, its new president and chief executive wants to simplify everything and reclaim the 'disruption' philosophy that the creative network is known for, Claire Beale writes.

 
 
Slowly but surely, adland's getting its house in order

Slowly but surely, adland's getting its house in order

The dark evenings of autumn have already consigned the dog days of Cannes to a distant, and slightly D Ott-addled, warm and fuzzy memory. They also mark the time for Campaign to hunker down in an artificially lit room and collectively reflect on a ...

 
 
New face of M&C Saatchi

New face of M&C Saatchi

Don't be fooled by the casual exterior - Tom Bazeley is winning over the sceptics. By Maisie McCabe.

 
 
On top of the world

On top of the world

Robert Senior offers a few hints to John Tylee about the future philosophy of SSF Group as he prepares to take the hot seat at the global network.

 
 
A UK ad revival? Well, the clients appear to think so

A UK ad revival? Well, the clients appear to think so

Is London once again a regional centre of creative excellence? It's an optimistic (and therefore attractive enough) theory that was put to me by one buoyant agency chief executive recently.

 
 
Morley stakes claim as outdoor's ambassador

Morley stakes claim as outdoor's ambassador

By exploiting OOH's digital potential, Andrew Morley aims to boost Clear Channel and the wider sector. By Arif Durrani

 
 
 

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