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Topic: Ipg

Why One of Advertising's Iconic Creative Leaders Believes the Agency Model Will Survive

Susan Credle on reinvention, change and diversity

When FCB announced last June that it was hiring Susan Credle as global chief creative officer, it marked the end of an era for Leo Burnett as well as a…

Financial Client USAA Drops Campbell Ewald as Agency Reels From Racist Email Controversy

Account had been with IPG shop since 2008

Insurance and financial service firm USAA has canceled its contract with Campbell Ewald, which had been its agency of record since 2008. "USAA has given Campbell Ewald notice of contract termination,"…

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…

See How This NYC Agency Remodeled With Teamwork and Flexibility in Mind

Initiative nurtures an open, communal vibe

New York's Herald Square is home to a handful of IPG properties, including global media and investment agency Initiative. In 2014, the shop received a face-lift from design firm Ted…

As More Marketers 'Go Rainbow,' Is a Boom in LGBT Specialty Shops on the Horizon?

Same-sex marriage rulings have emboldened brands

Ogilvy & Mather's decision in June to launch a dedicated LGBT practice, Ogilvy Pride, signals that agencies and advertisers are stepping up efforts to more effectively reach a community whose…

Why Hill Holliday Spun Off Its Media Operations as Trilia

Cindy Stockwell keeps it real in a social world

Specs Current gig President, Trilia Media (stand-alone agency inside IPG's Hill Holliday) Previous gig Evp, chief media officer, Hill Holliday Twitter @CindyMStockwell Age 51 Adweek: Can you explain the Trilia name? Cindy Stockwell: Trilia is a…

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…

Mullen Will Merge With Lowe and Partners to Become Mullen Lowe Group

IPG names Alex Leikikh worldwide CEO of combined agency

Interpublic Group today merged global shop Lowe and Partners with domestic player Mullen to create Mullen Lowe Group. The new operation, which IPG said would be a "creatively-driven global agency network,"…

Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal Adds a Global Chief Marketing Officer

Jennifer Hohman joins agency from IPG Mediabrands

Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners reached outside the agency to fill its new top marketing role. Jennifer Hohman, former head of global accounts for IPG Mediabrands, has joined kbs+ as global…

Revenue Grows at IPG, but Company Still Records a Loss

Q1 organic growth approaches 6%

Revenue grew overall and organically at Interpublic Group in the first quarter of 2015, but the company still recorded a net loss. The loss totaled $1.8 million, but that's a vast…

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