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July 25, 2014


BSkyB is paying £4.9bn to take over Rupert Murdoch's pay TV companies in Germany and Italy. Read more: http://goo.gl/vUxMse

Account Moves

July 25, 2014


Premier Foods has picked McCann London to bring the Homepride brand mascot, Fred, back to TV advertising. Read more: http://goo.gl/m1c9rb

Account Moves

July 24, 2014


The7stars has won the £5.5 million media account for the owner of Fox's Biscuits and Goodfella's Pizza after a competitive pitch. Read more: http://goo.gl/Xr1Jc7 Arena has won the £4 million media business for Merck Consumer Health, owner of Seven Seas and Hailborange, curren…

People

July 24, 2014


Lida, the M&C Saatchi digital and direct agency, has promoted its managing partner Jonathan Goodman to managing director, replacing Victoria Fox. Read more: http://goo.gl/SkNMD5 Chris Pinnington, the global chief operating officer at Havas Worldwide, is stepping down after 30 years …

Reviews

July 24, 2014


Netflix is on the hunt for a creative agency ahead of a major expansion into Europe. Read more: http://goo.gl/1J7qri Southern Comfort is looking for a creative agency to handle its below-the-line and experiential advertising in the UK. Read more: http://goo.gl/ZfsgIK Omnicom Media Gr…