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PUBLICIS WORLDWIDE APPOINTS ANDREW BAXTER AS CEO, AUSTRALIA

January 14, 2014


Publicis Worldwide announced today that it has named Andrew Baxter as CEO, Australia. Baxter’s appointment follows the departure of Joe Pollard who decided to leave for personal reasons. In his new role, Baxter will direct the operations of Publicis Worldwide in Australia, which counts…

Account Moves

January 14, 2014


Flybe, the budget airline, has appointed The Corner to handle its £8 million advertising account. Read more: http://bit.ly/1cjpPO8 Simply Business, the online comparison site for business insurance, has hired UM London to its media planning and buying account ahead of its first big …

Industry

January 14, 2014


Google is spending $3.2 billion to buy Nest, the hardware for the home technology startup. Read more: http://bit.ly/1j5IVzO

Reviews

January 14, 2014


Microsoft launches global review of marketing services. Read more: http://bit.ly/1a3Vxov BGL Group, the owner of Comparethemarket.com, has put the £300 million media account for Comparethemarket.com and four of its other businesses up for pitch. Read more: http://bit.ly/1eGiqxf

People

January 14, 2014


Wunderman has made two senior changes – Martin Conneen has become the Regional President APAC at Wunderman and Stephane Faggianelli is promoted to Regional President, Europe/Middle East & Africa (EMEA). Read more: http://bit.ly/1d0iSVH