Noreen O'Leary

Maurice Lévy on Mediapalooza, Restructuring and Why Sapient Is the Future of Publicis

CEO sets the stage for his last year at the helm

The past year has been a tough one for Publicis Groupe chief Maurice Lévy, a well-regarded executive known for his adept management of the industry's third-largest marketing communications company. More…

Mindshare’s Content Guru on What It's Like to Be a Creative in a Media Agency

And why he hates the branded content label

Specs Current gig Co-president, Mindshare Content+ Entertainment N.A. Age 39 Twitter @gvmanago Adweek: What was it like to transition from TV to becoming a creative guy in a media agency? Greg Manago: When I started…

JWT's Parent Company Stands Behind CEO as Full List of Harassment Allegations Comes to Light

Lawsuit details 'unending stream of racist and sexist comments'

Erin Johnson's career had been on a constant upward trajectory for 20 years, culminating in her being named to her current job as chief communications officer for global agency JWT.…

100 Male Agency Staffers Read Heartbreaking Quotes From Their Female Co-Workers

In TBWA's Women's Day campaign

TBWA is using International Women's Day as a time to underscore the ongoing gender disparity in the advertising world, where women influence nearly 80 percent of purchase decisions yet produce…

Departing Ogilvy CEO Miles Young Reflects on Tempering a Proud Legacy With Humility

Building a global empire, but not 'an establishment brand'

For nearly 35 years, Miles Young's life has been built around Ogilvy & Mather, the agency where he consistently climbed the ranks, eventually becoming global CEO in 2008. Now with Young's…

Havas Reports Organic Growth of 5.1% in 2015 Thanks to European Business

CEO calls 2016 a 'year of acceleration'

Havas reported another year of strong organic growth under global chief Yannick Bolloré, who took over the Paris-based holding company two years ago. Havas said 2015 organic growth rose 5.1 percent…

In Reshuffling Top Management, Ernie Simon Is Mindshare's New North American Chief

Replaces Colin Kinsella

Colin Kinsella, CEO at Mindshare, North America, is leaving the GroupM media agency and being replaced by Ernie Simon, president of GroupM Consulting. It's not clear if Kinsella has another job…

Is Publicis, Once a Voracious Predator, Now Prey?

An acquisition of the iconic holding company is now 'feasible,' analysts say

On paper, it makes sense: One of the industry's most powerful agency networks, known for its own voracious appetite for acquisitions, has been caught in a downward trajectory severe enough…

Grey Names New Global President

Michael Houston has served as agency network's North America chief

On the heels of a blockbuster year, Michael Houston has been promoted to global president of Grey. In his new role, the 43-year-old, who has been serving as CEO of Grey…

Walmart Pulls Its North American Account From MediaVest

More bad news for Publicis Groupe

The hits keep on coming: MediaVest has lost Walmart, one of its largest North American accounts. In the last six months, the Publicis Groupe network has lost lead North American…