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Droga5 Gets Into the Car Space Toyota FCV ads will roll out later this year

The plum task of unveiling the Toyota FCV—the automaker's entrée into the fuel cell car space—puts Droga5 into the automotive category for the first time. The hire also explains why the…

June 27, 2014, 1:57 PM EDT

7 Agencies Chase Infiniti's Global Account Annual media spending totals $450 million

Infiniti Motor Co. will meet with more than a half-dozen agencies before selecting a handful of finalists to pitch its global creative account. The meetings are taking place this week, with…

June 26, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT

Children Tell Parents to 'Lock It Up' in Merkley's Gun Safety Ads A welcome role reversal

Merkley + Partners takes the kids' side in its new campaign for gun safety, with boys and girls questioning why adults don't go to greater lengths to hide their firearms. In…

June 25, 2014, 4:04 PM EDT

DDB Australia's Chris Brown Takes New York CEO Role Peter Hempel shifts to CEO of DDB Group

DDB has reached into its Australian group again to find a leader for its New York office. Chris Brown, who since 2012 has been Australian CEO of DDB Group, is now…

June 24, 2014, 1:53 PM EDT

Sobieski Vodka Keeps Telling It Like It Is in Outdoor Ads Attitude in old OOH spaces

When Sobieski's "Truth in Vodka" campaign began seven years ago, it skewered pomposity in the category. Since then, the effort has broadened to call out nonsense in any realm—and amen…

June 23, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT

OppenheimerFunds Searches for a New Creative Agency Review is in its early stages

OppenheimerFunds is looking for a new lead creative agency. The company has hired Ark Advisors in New York to manage the search, which is expected to conclude in the fall. Past…

June 23, 2014, 11:13 AM EDT

Florida's Natural Finds a New Lead Agency Merkley + Partners succeeds 22squared

Merkley + Partners is getting into the juice business. The New York agency has landed creative and media planning responsibilities on Florida's Natural Growers, the citrus farmers' cooperative has confirmed. Annual…

June 20, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

Colleagues Recall Marcio Moreira's Joy of Life Former McCann Worldgroup chairman dies at 66

Former colleagues of longtime McCann Erickson leader Marcio Moreira remembered him today as a loyal and sensitive creative force who brought an international joie de vivre to the U.S.-based global…

June 20, 2014, 2:21 PM EDT

Estée Lauder Hires an Agency for Global Assignment Johannes Leonardo beats Sid Lee in a pitch

Johannes Leonardo has prevailed in Estée Lauder's global creative review, according to sources. Sources previously identified the other finalist as Sid Lee. Global media spending was not available, but in the…

June 19, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

Add Lean Cuisine to the List of Nestlé Reviews Brand's annual media spending is $30 million

Nestlé, beyond its searches to meet broader corporate goals, is active on the brand front as well. One of the company's core brands, Stouffer's Lean Cuisine, is reviewing its U.S. creative…

June 18, 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

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