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Topic: Interpublic Group

Campbell Ewald Names New CEO and CCO as Agency Rebuilds After Controversy

Jo Shoesmith will lead creative, Kevin Wertz becomes top exec

Campbell Ewald executive creative director Jo Shoesmith will become the agency's chief creative officer following the departure of her predecessor, Mark Simon, who is retiring after 16 years at the…

USAA Hires MullenLowe After Dropping Campbell Ewald Over 'Ghetto Day' Controversy

New San Antonio office will handle account

Financial client USAA has chosen IPG's MullenLowe as its new agency of record just over two months after ending its relationship with Campbell Ewald over a controversy sparked by an…

How to Make Pharma Ads That Won't Give Consumers a Headache

McCann's Jeremy Perrott has the prescription

Jeremy Perrott insists that medical and pharmaceutical creative work can be just as sexy as any other form of advertising—perhaps even more so. And if anyone would know, it's Perrott. For…

Q&A: Michael Roth Looks Ahead at 2016's Challenges, Trends and Opportunities for IPG

From digital eclipsing TV to his interest in a Cuba office

In today's fourth-quarter earnings call, IPG CEO Michael Roth offered a cautiously optimistic outlook for 2016 after a 2015 in which the holding company beat its own expectations for organic…

IPG Chief Michael Roth on Firing Campbell Ewald's CEO and Being a Leader in Diversity

After staffer's racist email incident, 'we are moving forward'

When it recently came to light that agency Campbell Ewald had for several months quietly tolerated a racist email sent by a creative director, the response from parent company IPG…

Campbell Ewald's CEO Has Been Fired Amid Fallout Over a Staffer's Racist Email

Jim Palmer out after 'Ghetto Days' note came to light

In a two-sentence news release this morning, Interpublic Group announced it has terminated Campbell Ewald CEO Jim Palmer and handed leadership to agency president Kevin Wertz. While the agency has not…

To Attract Outsider Talent, One Agency Cooked Up a New Approach in New Orleans

GumboLive looks to break the recruiting cycle

Before Nate Sutter worked in advertising, he was a professional yo-yo-er. Sponsored by Duncan Yo-Yo, he traveled the country performing tricks at toy stores, children's hospitals and schools. He then…

Big Markets Drive Profit Growth at IPG

Agencies in the U.S., U.K. and Asia-Pacific outperform peers

Net income at Interpublic Group grew significantly in both the second quarter and first half of the year, amid modest revenue growth. Revenue rose 1 percent in the quarter and about…

Why Digitas Isn’t Afraid of Publishers’ Branded Content Studios

They make Vice and CNN better partners

Specs Current gig Chief content officer, DigitasLBi Previous gig Chief content officer at Interpublic Group's UM, head of UM Studios Age 47 Twitter @sdonaton Adweek: What does a chief content officer do? Scott Donaton: It's…

IPG Mediabrands Ups Jim Hytner to Global COO

Biggest move in first job changes under new CEO Henry Tajer

New IPG Mediabrands CEO Henry Tajer is beginning to make his presence felt. The top exec, who took over from Matt Seiler on May 1, today promoted Jim Hytner to global…

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