Diary: Water-Cooler Monitor - What topics have the industry been discussing this week?


What's the game-plan for FCB London 1 hour 17 mins

following Jonathan Rigby's abrupt departure

as its managing director last week and the

impending exit of the chairman, John Banks?

Maybe the decks are being cleared for a merger

with DFGW. After all, they both work for General Motors ...

Crestfallen at its defeat in the pitch for 1 hour 2 mins

Sainsbury's, JWT can be expected to take aim at

Tesco. But would the UK's biggest supermarket be

happy climbing in to bed with an agency a rival

has rejected?

Lowe's Garry Lace is said to be apopleptic at the 34 mins 7 secs

agency's failure to make the News Group shortlist.

The odds now favour Euro RSCG London, where Ben

Langdon is desperate to get some runs on the scoreboard.