Adam & Eve/DDB has been named Agency of the Year at the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, it was announced this evening.
Adam&Eve/DDB was the only UK winner in the Creative Data Lions at Cannes, picking up a gold for its "Gene Project Case Study" campaign for Marmite.
This year's Cannes Lions Festival will be different to any that preceded it - but then, it was always thus.
Jasper Shelbourne, the executive producer at J Walter Thompson Entertainment and a former executive creative director at JWT London, is understood to have left after 35 years at the agency.
J Walter Thompson has picked up the global advertising account for the Asahi-owned beer brand Grolsch following a competitive pitch.
Russell Ramsey, the former executive creative director at J Walter Thompson, has been drafted in by Crispin Porter & Bogusky following the departure of chief creative officer Dan Watts after just six months in the role.
Manchester creative agency Cheetham Bell JWT is being subsumed into MediaCom North and will be led by the media agency's group managing director Paul Cooper.
Finally, an ad that exposes cause-related marketing as a shibboleth that has been deployed with cynical regularity by lazy advertisers and agencies.
ISBA has formed a partnership with the auditing outfit Ebiquity in a bid to improve industry standards in marketing effectiveness and attribution.
Adrian Rowbotham, a former head of TV at J Walter Thompson and a pioneer of independent television production, has died.
Caroline Pay's departure suggests change is afoot at Grey London.
We're going to get overwhelmed with World Cup-related advertising so it's difficult for brands to cut through all the noise.
Does Publicis Groupe's reliance on Microsoft for Marcel show that agency groups can't deliver digital transformation at scale?
Marcel is relying on Microsoft technology extensively, which seems to contrary to the original promise.
Jeremy Lee wasn't royally impressed by M&S' efforts last weekend.
With the national and international press rushing to print news of the movement of the HSBC media account, WPP is under unprecedented observation.
Olivia Browne, the managing director of Grey London, is leaving the agency without a job to go to.
Lisa De Bonis, the executive digital director at Havas London, has quit the agency to join Accenture Interactive.
Ogilvy UK's chief executive, Michael Frohlich, may not be universally popular, but his PR background could stand him in good stead amid the agency group's move to a single brand.
Tess Alps, the chair of Thinkbox, has been named the latest recipient of the Advertising Association's Mackintosh Medal, which recognises personal and public service to advertising.
Ogilvy Group UK has finalised its management team as it moves to a single agency brand.