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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


A group of business owners in the industry have come together to form the first wholly minority-owned holding company in advertising. Read more: http://goo.gl/60gPC7 The Bolloré Group is attempting to buy a controlling stake in Havas, the world's sixth-largest advertising company…

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. …