Topic: Grey

Y&R Looks to Build on Its Momentum With New Global President and Other Key Hires

David Patton joins from Grey

David Patton has been named global president of Y&R, effective January 2017. Patton will be based in the London office and will report to the agency's global chief executive David…

Ad of the Day: Tituss Burgess of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Gets Feisty for Downy

His freshest ad libs yet

Comic actor Tituss Burgess invades the laundry room in Grey's latest work for Downy, which promises "a fresh too feisty to quit." Frankly, we don't want our clothes getting too feisty.…

How Starburst's Little Lad Inspired Wheat Thins' Famous 'Family Guy' Ad

Grey's Lisa Topol reveals her 3 favorite ads ever, and what she's been up to lately

  brightcove.createExperiences(); What does Starburst's classic "Bus Station" commercial, with the Little Lad, have in common with the famous Wheat Thins Family…

Ad of the Day: Volvo's Ads Are Getting Artful and Cryptic, and Maybe That's a Good Thing

Grey execs explain the new 'non-linear' storytelling

A dark diner in Anywhere, USA. A writer chasing his invisible muse. A tree set aflame in the midst of a desert. One lone buffalo, roaming.  The latest impressionistic Volvo spot by…

AT&T Consolidates Its Creative and Media Business with Omnicom

Company beat out WPP after $50B DirecTV acquisition

Telecommunications giant AT&T consolidated its advertising business with Omnicom after a closed creative and media review that pitted the holding company against arch rival WPP. BBDO will retain the creative…

Ad of the Day: Gillette's Grand Olympic Spot Takes a Dark Look at Athletes' Sacrifices

Grey follows the ups and downs of four global stars headed to Rio

The athletes gathering next month in Rio may be dazzling spectacles of human achievement, but getting there took a lot of ugliness. A new Olympic ad from Gillette tackles a familiar…

Grey Grudgingly Returns Bronze Lion It Won at Cannes for Questionable 'I SEA' App

Calls attacks on the project 'unwarranted, unfair, unrelenting'

Without acknowledging any wrongdoing, Grey Group said Wednesday it is returning the Bronze Lion it won at the Cannes festival last month for a refugee-locating app that some critics had…

14 Top Creatives Reveal Their Favorite Ads From Cannes and Beyond

All our creative chats from the Croisette

What's some of the best work you've done this year? And what work from other agencies has made you jealous?  We asked a number of top advertising creatives those questions, and…

Grey London Hit Hard as Nils Leonard, Lucy Jameson, Natalie Graeme Resign en Masse

Agency's creative chief, CEO and MD are gone

Grey London found itself reeling Tuesday as its top three executives announced their resignations en masse. Nils Leonard, Lucy Jameson and Natalie Graeme—the shop's chairman/chief creative officer, CEO and managing director,…

Iggy Pop Has Some Totally Insane (and Some Actually Pretty Cool) Ideas for Advertisers

The rock legend entertains in lively talk at Cannes

CANNES, France—Note to Deutsch: Iggy Pop has some ideas for your Volkswagen advertising. But you're going to have to keep a very open mind. The punk legend had an entertaining chat…