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Noreen O'Leary

Ogilvy Chief Always Planned to Step Down; Oxford Offer Accelerated the Move

A search for Miles Young's successor is underway

Ogilvy & Mather chief Miles Young is leaving for a top job at Oxford University. But before that offer even came along, Young planned to step back into a chairman's role at…

Why Bacardi Doesn't Need a Global CMO

Spirits giant creates two top roles, eliminating global-regional divide

Two months ago, new Bacardi chief Mike Dolan shook up its agency relationships by consolidating work at BBDO and OMD. Since then he has focused on his own ranks, announcing…

How Heineken’s Special Blend of Storytelling and Science Won the Day

Brewer takes home Cannes' top marketing award

Most marketers are thrilled when they get top recognition once at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, never mind taking the Marketer of the Year award home twice in…

Susan Credle Will Leave Leo Burnett to Help Ignite Creativity at FCB

The next global CCO is known for work on M&M's, Allstate

Susan Credle is the new global chief creative officer at FCB, replacing Jonathan Harries, who's held the post since 2006 and will now become chairman. The changes take effect on…

What Happens When a Group of OMD Execs Jumps Ship and Moves to the East Village

Expertly pairing media with creative

Specs Who From left: Co-founders Jonathan Haber, Marc Simons, Trevor Guthrie and Alan Cohen What Media and content agency Where East Village, N.Y. and Los Angeles, Calif. Giant Spoon, launched by former OMD media execs,…

IPG Mediabrands Ups Jim Hytner to Global COO

Biggest move in first job changes under new CEO Henry Tajer

New IPG Mediabrands CEO Henry Tajer is beginning to make his presence felt. The top exec, who took over from Matt Seiler on May 1, today promoted Jim Hytner to global…

Norwegian Cruise Line Hires Omnicom Shops

BBDO, OMD replace The Martin Agency

Norwegian Cruise Line has a new agency lineup, with BBDO, Atlanta, as the company's new creative lead, and OMD, Midwest, planning and buying media. The creative assignment spans traditional and digital…

The Internet Pushes Individual Media Use to More Than 8 Hours A Day

New ZenithOptimedia forecast

Consumer Internet use will increase 12 percent globally this year, helping drive average individual media consumption to more than eight hours a day, according to a new Media Consumption Forecasts…

Publicis Chief Maurice Lévy Earned a Mere $3 Million Last Year

Failed to meet some performance targets

Publicis Groupe chief Maurice Lévy earned a modest $3.1 million in compensation last year, a pittance compared with his peers. Omnicom CEO John Wren, for instance, took home $24 million, while…

New Whitney Museum Wants to Fit Into Its Neighborhood

Grey showcases iconic artwork at Meatpacking District home

The Whitney Museum of American Art has never done much branding, allowing its longtime Marcel Breuer-designed home—a Modernist hulk at architectural odds with its posh Upper East Side surroundings—to explain…

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