Andrew Robertson

Bacardi Consolidates Global Creative and Media for Its Major Liquor Brands

In a secret first meeting a little more than a month ago, BBDO and OMD executives met with Bacardi's new top management led by CEO Mike Dolan.

BBDO Insider Chris Thomas Is the Agency’s New Head of the Americas

BBDO worldwide CEO Andrew Robertson describes his new CEO of the Americas as a "global citizen."

Agency of the Year: BBDO’s Tenacity Turned a Major Client Loss Into a Minor Setback

Even for indefatigable account man Andrew Robertson, BBDO’s global loss of Gillette's men's product line in 2013 was devastating.

BBDO Leaders Reflect on a Decade at the Top

As wooing goes, Andrew Robertson’s efforts to seal the deal with David Lubars was not particularly auspicious.

BBDO Names a Global Account Chief on J&J

Paul Roebuck is returning to BBDO as evp, worldwide senior business director with oversight of the agency’s Johnson & Johnson consumer business.

The Slide That Launched a Thousand Arguments at Cannes

The slide was always meant to be provocative, but it wasn't originally intended to be quite so vulgar."When I first saw it, it had 'F*** Briefs,' " recalled Nick Law, the global creative chief at R/GA. "And I said, 'Just spell it out.' "

AMV BBDO’s David Abbott Dies at Age 75

David Abbott, one of the most highly respected figures in modern British advertising, died Saturday at the age of 75. 

BBDO Is Pitching Like Crazy in the Next 4 Weeks

In the finals of four big reviews, BBDO has a shot at adding about $25 million to its revenue line if it runs the table—or getting burned out trying.

The Power Players in the Publicis-Omnicom Merger

The completion of the Publicis Groupe-Omnicom merger will likely be pushed back to the second quarter, pending regulatory approvals. But that delay is doing little to stem speculation about which executives will influence the integration that will form the ad industry’s largest player. Until the deal is done, the two are still competitors.

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