Jeremy Lee

Adam & Eve/DDB crowned Agency of the Year at Cannes
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Adam & Eve/DDB crowned Agency of the Year at Cannes

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 wins gold Lion in Creative Data at Cannes
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Adam & Eve/DDB wins gold Lion in Creative Data at Cannes

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.

'Creativity is not on pause because one group is not in Cannes'
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'Creativity is not on pause because one group is not in Cannes'

This year's Cannes Lions Festival will be different to any that preceded it - but then, it was always thus.

Jasper Shelbourne exits JWT after 35 years
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Jasper Shelbourne exits JWT after 35 years

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.

JWT wins global Grolsch account
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JWT wins global Grolsch account

J Walter Thompson has picked up the global advertising account for the Asahi-owned beer brand Grolsch following a competitive pitch.

Russell Ramsey takes temporary creative helm at Crispin Porter & Bogusky London
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Russell Ramsey takes temporary creative helm at Crispin Porter & Bogusky London

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.

Cheetham Bell JWT becomes part of MediaCom North
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Cheetham Bell JWT becomes part of MediaCom North

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.

Pick of the week: This Oasis ad offers refreshment in a desert of social justice humbug
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Pick of the week: This Oasis ad offers refreshment in a desert of social justice humbug

Finally, an ad that exposes cause-related marketing as a shibboleth that has been deployed with cynical regularity by lazy advertisers and agencies.

ISBA seeks to improve attribution standards with appointment of Ebiquity
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ISBA seeks to improve attribution standards with appointment of Ebiquity

ISBA has formed a partnership with the auditing outfit Ebiquity in a bid to improve industry standards in marketing effectiveness and attribution.

TV production pioneer Adrian Rowbotham dies
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TV production pioneer Adrian Rowbotham dies

Adrian Rowbotham, a former head of TV at J Walter Thompson and a pioneer of independent television production, has died.

First Olivia Browne and now Caroline Pay: is something going wrong at Grey?
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First Olivia Browne and now Caroline Pay: is something going wrong at Grey?

Caroline Pay's departure suggests change is afoot at Grey London.

Pick of the week: Bwin delivers a masterclass in making advertising entertaining
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Pick of the week: Bwin delivers a masterclass in making advertising entertaining

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?
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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.

Turkey of the week: Marks & Spencer's 'Markle & Sparkle' was a royal fail
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Turkey of the week: Marks & Spencer's 'Markle & Sparkle' was a royal fail

Jeremy Lee wasn't royally impressed by M&S' efforts last weekend.

Mindshare losing HSBC wouldn't normally make the nationals. But who benefits?
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Mindshare losing HSBC wouldn't normally make the nationals. But who benefits?

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 departs Grey London
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Olivia Browne departs Grey London

Olivia Browne, the managing director of Grey London, is leaving the agency without a job to go to.

De Bonis quits Havas London for Accenture role
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De Bonis quits Havas London for Accenture role

Lisa De Bonis, the executive digital director at Havas London, has quit the agency to join Accenture Interactive.

Ogilvy gets the PR treatment
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Ogilvy gets the PR treatment

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 bestowed with AA's Mackintosh Medal
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Tess Alps bestowed with AA's Mackintosh Medal

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 UK reveals new management team
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Ogilvy UK reveals new management team

Ogilvy Group UK has finalised its management team as it moves to a single agency brand.