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Rob Lenihan

Bours Jumps To DDB

DDB Needham has tapped Jeroen Bours, the art director behind McCann-Erickson's "Priceless" campaign for MasterCard, as a group creative director. Mike Rogers, the agency's chief creative officer, said Bours will…

Accountants Ernst & Young Begin Search For A Shop

Multibillion-dollar accounting firm Ernst & Young is conducting a review for its estimated $15 million U.S. ad account. The New York company has sent requests for proposals to several shops,…

Shops Emerge For NDB

Agencies which have been contacted by National Discount Brokers about the review for all duties on its $10-12 million ad account emerged last week. Sources have identified four of those…

Y&R's Global Sony Spot Pulled Universal Claims Pig Resembles 'Babe'

The flying pig that Young & Rubicam here recently introduced in its first global campaign for Sony may be going down in legal flames, sources said.Sony pulled the ad after…

Internet Broker Seeks Shop For All Its Ad Duties

National Discount Brokers, an Internet stock trader, is looking for an agency to handle all duties on its $10-12 million ad account. Paul Miller, the client's managing director of marketing,…

Y&R Shifts KFC's Focus

Aiming at People on the Move, the Agency Injects a Little More Humor Into New Spots NEW YORK--Moving away from a focus on families, Young & Rubicam has taken…

Y&R Taps Chief Knowledge Officer

Young & Rubicam Inc. last week named Bruce Nelson to the new post of chief knowledge officer. Nelson, 46, is currently director of strategy for worldwide accounts at McCann-Erickson Worldwide…

New MediaOne Ads Air

Margeotes/Fertitta + Partners here breaks its second campaign today for cable "broadband" company MediaOne. This time the ads are anchored around what the agency is calling a "virtual presenter." Three…

Mccann-Erickson, Peter Kim Named In Anti-Gay Bias Lawsuit; At Least $1 Mil. In Damages Sought

A former McCann-Erickson staffer is accusing the agency of discriminating against him because he is gay in a federal lawsuit filed here in the U.S. Southern District Court. McCann officials…

Y&RÕs IPO Airs Its Finances For First Time

Young & Rubicam Inc. ended months of speculation last Thursday by filing for its initial public offering, to raise $350 million, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Y&R said it…

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