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Williams is no longer just a gorilla with a calculator

Williams is no longer just a gorilla with a calculator

As the industry has evolved, so too have media buyers. But Dentsu Aegis Network's trading chief is still no pushover, he tells David Benady.

Karen Stacey has ambitious plans for the big screen

Karen Stacey has ambitious plans for the big screen

The one-time Bauer Media executive is now cinema's leading ambassador, and she wants more brands to consider the channel, Arif Durrani writes.

 
 
Macleod Smith spearheads print revolution at Net-a-Porter

Macleod Smith spearheads print revolution at Net-a-Porter

Porter's publisher believes the one-year-old magazine, complete with shoppable content, has created a new business model. By David Benady.

 
 
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.

 
 
Redican looks beyond the National Readership Survey

Redican looks beyond the National Readership Survey

The NRS may be on borrowed time, but its chief executive is hoping to devise a new measurement system fit for the multimedia world. By David Benady.

 
 
Stringer helps capture News UK's 'unquiet' talent

Stringer helps capture News UK's 'unquiet' talent

The chief creative officer is hoping to boost subscribers at The Times and The Sunday Times by telling the stories behind the news headlines. By Arif Durrani.

 
 
Maxus' Pattison takes on transatlantic challenge

Maxus' Pattison takes on transatlantic challenge

Juggling her time between London and New York, Maxus' new global chief executive, Lindsay Pattison, faces the challenge of maintaining momentum as the network starts to mature. By Maisie McCabe.

 
 
Slade shifts focus to put customers first at the FT

Slade shifts focus to put customers first at the FT

The managing director of the FT's B2C division will be sad to leave the sales world behind, David Benady writes.

 
 
How James Connelly became a mobile multimillionaire

How James Connelly became a mobile multimillionaire

It wasn't so long ago that James Connelly was cold-calling potential clients from the directory. Now he is celebrating the big-money sale of his business, Fetch, to Dentsu Aegis Network. Arif Durrani reports

 
 
OMD celebrates network success under Mendonça

OMD celebrates network success under Mendonça

OMD has seemingly achieved the impossible by winning the IPA Effectiveness Network of the Year. Its EMEA chief explains how to David Benady.

 
 
Hipperson on mission to give Weve a clear direction

Hipperson on mission to give Weve a clear direction

The interim chief executive of the mobile joint venture isn't afraid to admit the offering needs clarity, David Benady writes.

 
 
YouTube's Robert Kyncl targets $220bn video ad market

YouTube's Robert Kyncl targets $220bn video ad market

The video platform's content and business operations chief tells David Benady why its ad offering should entice agencies.

 
 
Facebook takes on YouTube's video dominance

Facebook takes on YouTube's video dominance

The social network's regional director of UK and Ireland tells Arif Durrani why it is a force to be reckoned with in digital video.

 
 
Trinity Mirror is looking up as Wildman settles in

Trinity Mirror is looking up as Wildman settles in

The publisher is getting its sales house in order thanks to the positive guile of its chief revenue officer, Arif Durrani says.

 
 
Thoughtful Desmond keen to nurture next generation

Thoughtful Desmond keen to nurture next generation

Starcom MediaVest Group's global chief executive talks to Claire Beale about the need for talent and the new media agency model.

 
 
Allan seeks creative inspiration for C4 sales

Allan seeks creative inspiration for C4 sales

After three years in charge of Channel 4's sales team, Jonathan Allan is pretty pleased with how he is doing. Yes, broadcast revenue might have declined by almost 1 per cent in 2013 but, hey, Channel 4 is trying new things.

 
 
Morgan exploits gap in market for home style

Morgan exploits gap in market for home style

The Style at Home editor tells Maisie McCabe how the IPC success story has grown from a 'cupboard project' to a magazine selling 100,000 copies a month in three years.

 
 
Passionate Gottlieb still has a buzz for Omnicom

Passionate Gottlieb still has a buzz for Omnicom

Omnicom Media Group's EMEA chief of 13 years is not quite ready to leave the company yet - particularly in the midst of the biggest-ever social experiment. By Louise Ridley.

 
 
Bauer Media set for sales revolution under Dunmall

Bauer Media set for sales revolution under Dunmall

The company's managing director of advertising tells Maisie McCabe how the restructure of the sales team differs from Bauer's previous attempts.

 
 
Bardega sets out to build 'the agency of the future'

Bardega sets out to build 'the agency of the future'

After a turbulent year for the agency, ZenithOptimedia has challenged Stefan Bardega to shape its future as a digital entity. By David Benady.

 
 
MEC out to prove that two heads are better than one

MEC out to prove that two heads are better than one

With new-business billings already flowing following the ascension of Stuart Bowden and Jason Dormieux, MEC has enjoyed early success with its joint leadership model. Louise Ridley reports.

 
 
Dave Trott

TWO MINUSES CAN MAKE A PLUS

 
 
 
Tara Beard-Knowland

Is the answer really 42?

 
 
 
Nick Jefferson

Never Gonna Give You Up?

 
 
 
Dave Trott

A KERNEL OF TRUTH

 
 
 
Lorelei Mathias

MIND THE GAP… BETWEEN STANZAS

 
 
 
Jonathan Staines

WATCH OUT FOR C-WORDS

 
 
 

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