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October 20, 2014


Publicis Groupe's ZenithOptimedia's estimated £200 million European media business for O2, including the £50 million account in the UK, has been snatched away from them, following an intervention from Havas Media stakeholder and Vivendi chairman, Vincent Bolloré. Read mo…

Industry

October 20, 2014


The Bolloré Group is attempting to buy a controlling stake in Havas, the world's sixth-largest advertising company, but has ruled out an imminent sale. Read more: http://goo.gl/zkrvOv

Account Moves

October 17, 2014


Intel has tapped McGarryBowen as its global creative agency after a review. Read more: http://goo.gl/OPH1nA Liberty Global, the owner of Virgin Media, has awarded its £150 million European media planning and buying account to Omnicom Media Group after a pitch. Read more: http://…

People

October 17, 2014


Maxus has promoted Lindsay Pattison, the UK chief executive and global chief strategy officer, to global chief ex­ecutive, replacing Vikram Sakhuja. Read more: http://goo.gl/2uYdxN Grey London has promoted its chief creative officer, Nils Leonard, to chairman. Read more: http://go…

People

October 15, 2014


Dahlqvist Andreas Dahlqvist, the chief creative officer at Commonwealth/McCann, is the new CCO at Grey’s flagship New York office. Read more: http://goo.gl/2zHTyR Wunderman's Jamie Gallo to hire Toni Hess as chief creative officer for the shop's offices in New York and Atlanta. …