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October 22, 2014


Microsoft officially lays Nokia name to rest, embraces 'Lumia' for Windows Phones. Read more: http://goo.gl/3h0bbV Olson, one of the industry’s largest remaining independent agencies in America, has signed a definitive deal to be acquired by ICF International. Read more: http://g…

Reviews

October 22, 2014


Karmarama has dropped out of the BBC's statutory creative review, leaving five agencies to compete for the broadcaster's business. Read more: http://goo.gl/UOVHaN

People

October 21, 2014


Gyro Dubai hired Phil Lynagh as managing director. Lynagh was formerly managing director of McCann Erickson Dubai.

Account Moves

October 21, 2014


Havas Media India has been awarded the integrated media duties of Assetz Property Group in Bengaluru. Read more: http://goo.gl/PVd2Q1 Danepak, the Danish bacon brand, has appointed Isobel to handle its advertising business ahead of a planned relaunch. Read more: http://goo.gl/2f10fp

Account Moves

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…