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Topic: Agencies

Another Subway Ad Blows a Woman's Hair Around as Trains Arrive, but There's a Twist

Worthy follow-up to a hit idea

A Swedish subway ad got a lot of attention earlier this year by showing a woman's hair blowing beautifully in the wind whenever a train arrived. And now it has…

Jonathan Adams Is Maxus' New N.A. Digital Chief

Previously, he lead N.A. media at iCrossing

In Steve Williams’ first hire since joining Maxus as North American CEO in June, he has named Jonathan Adams as chief digital officer for the region. Adams joins the GroupM agency…

Buying Is Also Part of A-B InBev's Media Review

Brewer spent $575 million in media last year

Anheuser-Busch InBev's U.S. media review includes buying responsibilities, the brewer said today in its first confirmation of the search. A-B InBev first reached out to media agencies in the spring before…

Ogilvy N.Y. Wins Coke Zero

New office exec Garbutt had previous brand connections

Chris Garbutt, Ogilvy & Mather’s former CCO in France, led the winning Coke Zero creative pitch for the network’s New York flagship, sources said. Garbutt, who was named CCO of…

McCann Wins Back Coke in China

Lost brand to Leo Burnett in 2007

McCann has won back creative duties for brand Coke in China, taking over from Leo Burnett, which picked up the business and key executives from the Interpublic agency in 2007,…

Infinti Cuts to 4 Global Review Finalists

Incumbent TBWA not among them

Infiniti Motor Co. has narrowed its agency search to four finalists in its global creative review and TBWA, the incumbent since the late 1990s, is not among them. Making the cut…

McCann Australia's John Mescall Becomes Global ECD

A creative leader behind 'Dumb Ways to Die'

McCann Erickson has promoted John Mescall, executive creative director of McCann Australia, to global ecd. In his new role, the Melbourne-based Mescall will move to New York. He joins recently hired…

Publicis Groupe Joins NYC Media Lab

First industry holding company

Publicis Groupe is joining the NYC Media Lab as a corporate member in an effort led by the French company's operating units DigitasLBi, MRY, Razorfish and VivaKi. The Lab connects companies…

Pinterest Hires Twitter Sales Leader to Forge Partner, Agency Ties

Partnership team now covers U.S.

Pinterest has filled a top-level sales position, tapping a Twitter veteran to round out its partnerships team as it builds its ad business. Lisa Manowitz started today as the head…

4 Brands Unplugged for Earth Day to Brainstorm—Vote for Their Best Ideas

Choose between Philips, Reckitt Benckiser, Barclaycard, Coty

Ad agency Iris Worldwide yesterday invited clients to come to its downtown New York office to come up with marketing ideas the old-fashioned way—no Web, no email, no smartphone, no…

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