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New York Life Launches a Creative Agency Review

Another insurance company is launching an agency search: New York Life is reviewing the creative business currently handled by Havas Worldwide, a client rep confirmed.

The ‘Soap Opera’ Inside Havas Worldwide

During a recent, early-morning phone conversation with Adweek, the normally loquacious Andrew Benett was strangely quiet when asked to explain his new role as Havas Worldwide co-president, sharing responsibility for the shop’s global business.

Lee Garfinkel Takes N.Y. CEO Role at Draftfcb

Lee Garfinkel is leaving Havas Worldwide after nearly three years to run the New York office of Draftfcb as its new CEO.

Family Photos: The Advertising and Media Edition

Considering the changes in advertising and media in the last three-and-a-half decades, it is comforting to know that some familiar names will be with us for generations to come. Here, […]

Deutsch LA Creative Chief Hunter Exits

Mark Hunter, the chief creative officer at Deutsch LA, is out at the agency he joined in January 2011, sources have confirmed. Deutsch executives could not be reached for comment and it’s not clear how quickly the agency will replace him.

Three Shops Vie for NYSE Euronext Account

NYSE Euronext has entered the final stage of a creative and media review that marks the end of Havas Worldwide's tenure on the business. The New York office of Havas, formerly Euro RSCG, has handled creative responsibilities since 2008. A sister shop, MPG, manages the media piece. Neither agency is participating in the review.

Top 10 Commercials of the Week

This week, we discovered that, yes, ordering Internet service can be easier than body-waxing Sasquatch, some people will eat candy that comes from another person's sweaty armpit, and how scary a drunk parent can seem to a child.

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Sept. 14-21


Charles Schwab Search Follows CMO Switch

The biggest cliché about advertising reviews is that they’re triggered by turnover in marketing leadership, which appears to be the case for Charles Schwab.

Horrifying PSA Asks: Are You a Monster When You’re Drunk?

Well, here's a lovely bit of emotional carnage for your Friday—a creepy-as-hell PSA from Finnish agency Euro RSCG Helsinki for a charity called Fragile Childhood that shows kids wandering around a bleak, forbidding landscape and being preyed upon by monsters. But it turns out these are their parents.