Diary: Water-cooler monitor

WHAT TOPICS HAVE THE INDUSTRY BEEN DISCUSSING THIS WEEK?
THE TALK TIME SPENT
Nick Bell's departure from JWT. Campaign's phones 29 mins 54 secs
were humming on Friday evening as the gossip spread
through adland like wildfire. Where will he show up next?

Fallon and Asda. Not exactly a match made in 18 mins 25 secs
heaven, but the demise of the famous bottom smack
can only be a good thing.

Richard Madden joining Claydon Heeley; didn't know 6 mins 41 secs
the agency needed a chief executive.

PHD's Gap win. Trendy brand hires trendy network. 22 mins 9 secs
The appointment shows that the network isn't just
about Omnicom sticking PHD badges on agencies around
the world. Wait and see how the network performs in the
global Philips pitch.

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