Gideon Spanier

UK editor-in-chief

Gideon is the UK editor-in-chief of Campaign. Contact him at or 020 8267 8260.

M&C Saatchi head office at Golden Square, London

M&C Saatchi restructure: UK agencies combine as ‘super-group’

Changes include departure of Sport & Entertainment chiefs, who have resigned.

Loris Nold and Demet Ikiler

Publicis names new EMEA CEO and global CFO

UK will report financial numbers directly to CEO Arthur Sadoun.

John Wren (left) and Duncan Painter

Omnicom makes biggest ever acquisition with $900m deal for Ascential’s Flywheel

US agency group buys digital commerce business from owner of Cannes Lions.

Mark Read
WPP graphic in an office

WPP suffers surprise Q3 decline and plans £100m savings drive

Job cuts are likely to be part of plan focused on simplification at Group M and VML.

Yannick Bolloré

Yannick Bolloré: Why Havas was happy to pitch for Shell and the rise of ‘super-creativity’

CEO tells Campaign he is optimistic, after reporting 4.5% growth in Q3, ahead of some key rivals.

Havas Group logo

Havas claims to be among ‘best in class’ with 4.5% growth in Q3

French agency group expects organic revenue to be ahead of most rivals.

A hand holding a Cannes Lion

Cannes Lions launches Luxury & Lifestyle award category and drops Mobile

There has been demand from luxury sector to recognise creativity, awards organisers say.

Betches founders Samantha Sage, Aleen Dreksler and Jordana Abraham
Black and white head and shoulders shot of Gideon Spanier

Adland must reframe the creative narrative

The story must change as the industry comes under financial pressures and the power of technology and AI looms large.

Arthur Sadoun, Publicis Groupe (©GettyImages)
Publicis Groupe logo

Publicis continues hot streak as it upgrades Q3 forecast and ‘gains market share'

“Publicis will undoubtedly be the industry leader for organic growth”, analyst says.

David Herro

Top investor David Herro on WPP vs Publicis and why he's keeping faith in agencies

WPP has been 'moving the ball forward', despite 'extremely disappointing' share price, top US fund manager says in interview with Campaign.

Gideon Spanier

After five years of evolution, does WPP need to be more radical?

Agency group, which used to be the world's biggest, faces pressure on multiple fronts.

Moray MacLennan in front of a poster recreating Saatchi's "Labour isn't working" campaign

‘Moray isn’t working’: M&C Saatchi’s poster tribute as CEO leaves after 40 years

MacLennan says he is “hanging up my advertising boots”.

Hiroshi Igarashi standing outside an office building

Hiroshi Igarashi wants to reshape Dentsu on global stage: ‘We will move very fast from here’

CEO gives first interview with international media to Campaign.

GUT winning at the Cannes Lions

Cannes agency of the year GUT doubles profits as it eyes global expansion

Five-year-old independent network has said 'our plan is global domination'.

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Photo of Moray MacLennan sat at an outside table

Moray MacLennan to leave M&C Saatchi as CEO

New chair Zillah Byng-Thorne takes temporary charge for up to 12 months.

Arthur Sadoun

Arthur Sadoun reveals Publicis salary strategy after strong Q2 results

Publicis CEO spoke to Campaign after group grew 7.1% in Q2.