Diary: Water-cooler monitor

WHAT TOPICS HAVE THE INDUSTRY BEEN DISCUSSING THIS WEEK?
THE TALK TIME SPENT
The rise and rise of Interpublic's Howard Draft. First 7 mins 29 secs
Draft, then FCB. Now the direct marketing supremo is
moving in on Initiative.

Garry Lace. Adland has a collective obsession with 17 mins 28 secs
the man. The latest rumour is that he's teaming up
with Stuart Pocock to launch his new matchmaking service.
Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be true; Pocock's
denied the notion.

All hail Jonathan Mildenhall. He has become one of 27 mins 10 secs
the world's most important marketers overnight.

Will Jonathan Harman move Carlson's creative 26 mins 54 secs
department back to London from Bristol, where they
moved earlier this year, when he takes up his new job
as chief executive next month?

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