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Noreen O'Leary

Skittles Gives a First Taste of Its Super Bowl Ad Featuring a Town Brawl

No sign of Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch, though

Even though Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch will have a lot of visibility on the Super Bowl playing field on Feb. 1, don't look for him in Skittles' commercial debut in…

The West Coast Wins Deutsch's Succession Race

L.A. execs take over North America roles

In Deutsch's succession race, the West has won. The Interpublic agency named Mike Sheldon—Deutsch L.A.'s chief—as CEO, Deutsch North America, with oversight of the L.A. and N.Y. offices. The company announced…

Wieden + Kennedy Joins Verizon Agency Roster

Adds brand and strategy work from mcgarrybowen

Wieden & Kennedy is the newest agency to join Verizon's roster, after being given brand and strategy work for the telecommunications giant. The assignment had previously been handled by Verizon…

Tesco, Britain's Largest Grocer, Leaves Wieden + Kennedy for BBH

Coveted account spends $170 million annually

The London office of Bartle Bogle Hegarty is the new creative lead for Tesco, the U.K.'s largest retailer and one of the country's biggest ad spenders, at nearly $170 million…

S.C. Johnson Moves Global Media Planning to New Agency

PHD takes over from Maxus

S.C. Johnson is consolidating its global communications planning business at PHD, sources said. The Omnicom Media Group network, already on the company's media roster, takes over from WPP's Maxus, which was…

DigitasLBi Fills Top Creative Role in North America

Ronald Ng joins from BBDO & Proximity in Singapore

Ronald Ng is the new North American chief creative officer at DigitasLBi, succeeding Lincoln Bjorkman, who left in late 2013 to become global CCO at Wunderman. Ng, who most recently was…

Clio Awards Unveils 'Super Clio' That Will Honor the Best Super Bowl Ad

Jury of industry leaders will select the game's top spot

This year, Super Bowl advertisers will have a chance at a new recognition for creating the best work in advertising's biggest annual event. The Clio Awards announced today it is launching…

Pandora Jewelry Selects Grey N.Y. as Its New Creative Agency

First work will break before Mother's Day

Grey New York was tapped as the creative lead, in the Americas, for jewelry manufacturer Pandora after a review with WPP corporate siblings Young & Rubicam and JWT. In addition, Pandora…

Skittles Teases Its First Super Bowl Ad With Kurt Warner in a Hot Tub of Candy

Mars brand will make its Big Game debut Feb. 1

Skittles is joining Mars Inc. corporate sibling Snickers at the Super Bowl this year, as the brand airs its first Big Game commercial on Feb. 1. The Super Bowl debut of…

5 Agency Leaders on Which Industry Changes Keep Them Up at Night

Doing more with less, and doing it faster

As 2014 winds down, Adweek asked advertising and media leaders about what's been top of mind for them this year. Across marketing disciplines, there are nuances among their concerns but…

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