Jeremy Lee

Y&R London's reunion gig sets sights on rejuvenation
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Y&R London's reunion gig sets sights on rejuvenation

Y&R has reunited a trio of industry stalwarts, all once of Leo Burnett, in the hope that the proven chemistry between them will bring about a reversal of fortune at the agency.

Duke goes into administration but Hughston plots comeback
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Duke goes into administration but Hughston plots comeback

Duke London, the agency launched by former Grey exec Neil Hughston, has been placed into administration, with plans to relaunch it under a new moniker.

'Our NHS' needs a new big idea
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'Our NHS' needs a new big idea

The recent furore over Maxine Peak being paid for an NHS recruitment ad merely highlights the fact that the institution needs to pack a more powerful punch in its advertising.

Pick of the week: Bake Off beats off stiff competition with another hit
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Pick of the week: Bake Off beats off stiff competition with another hit

Resisting the double entendres is futile with this joyous spot from 4Creative.

Barnaby Dawe joins Pret A Manger as chief customer officer
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Barnaby Dawe joins Pret A Manger as chief customer officer

Barnaby Dawe, the former global chief marketing officer at Just Eat, has reemerged as the chief customer officer at Pret A Manger.

Turkey of the week: Carphone Warehouse's Mowbli makes an unwelcome return
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Turkey of the week: Carphone Warehouse's Mowbli makes an unwelcome return

Older readers may remember Mowbli, Carphone Warehouse's cutesy Nokia-style mobile phone mascot with arms and legs and a character of his own.

Ogilvy will survive the breakup of its gang of four
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Ogilvy will survive the breakup of its gang of four

While the loss of Charlie Rudd and Clare Donald, half of the gang that turned around Ogilvy & Mather, is likely to be unsettling for Ogilvy UK's staff, it won't be fatal for the business.

Charlie Rudd becomes the latest to quit Ogilvy UK
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Charlie Rudd becomes the latest to quit Ogilvy UK

Charlie Rudd, the chief client officer at Ogilvy UK and the former chief executive of Ogilvy & Mather, has quit the agency less than three months after a restructure that saw the O&M brand disappear.

If agencies believe in the power of advertising, why do so few advertise themselves?
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If agencies believe in the power of advertising, why do so few advertise themselves?

The & Partnership took out an ad in the business pages of a national newspaper promoting its services during this time of upheaval. But why don't more agencies do the same?

Return of the mack: What makes Tess Alps so special?
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Return of the mack: What makes Tess Alps so special?

It's five years since the Mackintosh Medal was last handed out. So what makes latest recipient Tess Alps so special?

Awards, effectiveness, new business and even darts - for the best agencies winning is everything
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Awards, effectiveness, new business and even darts - for the best agencies winning is everything

Purpose and values and waistcoats are great, but winning is even better

One has the power: What Publicis Groupe's Annette King will do with it
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One has the power: What Publicis Groupe's Annette King will do with it

Publicis Groupe UK's first ever chief executive, Annette King, may not have been in Cannes, but she has had plenty to occupy her time since taking up the role.

'I like my sheep in a Madras' and other one-word answers with BBH's Neil Munn
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'I like my sheep in a Madras' and other one-word answers with BBH's Neil Munn

Bartle Bogle Hegarty London's new chief executive Neil Munn gives his views on the 'Black sheep' agency, how he'll balance the demands of his new duel role, and its founders.

Pick of the week: British Airways gives a masterclass on how to do tactical advertising
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Pick of the week: British Airways gives a masterclass on how to do tactical advertising

British Airways, which has been quiet for far too long, runs an outstanding ad through Ogilvy UK, possibly winning the tournament.

Clare Donald to leave Ogilvy UK
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Clare Donald to leave Ogilvy UK

Clare Donald, the chief production officer at Ogilvy UK and a member of its senior management team, is leaving the agency.

Pick of the week: Morrisons' patriotic spot brings a tear to this rheumy old eye
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Pick of the week: Morrisons' patriotic spot brings a tear to this rheumy old eye

Jeremy Lee came over all emotional when he saw the latest Morrisons spot from Publicis London during the football.

Former Anomaly Los Angeles ECDs launch 'social change' agency Activista
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Former Anomaly Los Angeles ECDs launch 'social change' agency Activista

Paco Conde and Beto Fernadez, the former executive creative directors of Anomaly Los Angeles, have launched Activista, an LA-based creative company designed to driving social, political and cultural change.

Fennell's contribution to BBH has been mint
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Fennell's contribution to BBH has been mint

After 25 years service at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Ben Fennell has been a constant through good times and bad.

Ben Fennell to leave BBH after 25 years
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Ben Fennell to leave BBH after 25 years

Ben Fennell, the chief executive of Bartle Bogle Hegarty London, has resigned from the agency after almost 25 years service.

Cannes: an improved festival so ice creams all round
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Cannes: an improved festival so ice creams all round

James Murphy's airport dash to pick up a prize in a slightly deserted Cannes shows this year's festival was a slightly odd - if improved - affair.