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September 27, 2013


Pernod Ricard, the owner of Absolut Vodka and Malibu, has awarded its UK media planning and buying business to Havas Media after a final contest against the incumbent, Vizeum. Read more: http://bit.ly/18vqMmB The price comparison site Gocompare has handed its £40 million advertisin…

Reviews

September 27, 2013


Ginsters, the pasty brand, is looking for an advertising agency after parting ways with Grey London. Read more: http://bit.ly/1fpDpqG Virgin Active, the chain of fitness clubs part-owned by Richard Branson's Virgin Group, is speaking to agencies about its UK advertising requirements. R…

CHRIS SHUMAKER JOINS DRAFTFCB AS CMO FOR NORTH AMERICA

September 26, 2013


New Business Rainmaker Tapped to Spur Network Growth NEW YORK CITY, Sept. 26, 2013 — Draftfcb Global CEO Carter Murray announced today that new business pro Chris Shumaker is joining Draftfcb today as EVP, Chief Marketing Officer for North America, a new role. Shumaker was most recentl…

Reviews

September 26, 2013


German electricity supplier RWE to launch first-ever review across the group, putting the UK incumbent, Vizeum, on alert. Read more: http://bit.ly/16LIqR2

People

September 26, 2013


IPG Mediabrands appoints Anthony Plant as Japan CEO. Read more: http://bit.ly/1h3LI74 Big moves continue at M&C Saatchi with hire of Mark Sinnock as UK Group Chief Strategy Officer Read more: http://bit.ly/15wt3M6