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Lisa Sherman Is the New CEO of The Ad Council Succeeds Peggy Conlon, who is retiring after 15 years in the role

The board of directors for The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service ads in the U.S., has hired Lisa Sherman as president and CEO. Sherman, who starts Nov. 3,…

September 23, 2014, 10:53 AM EDT

Once Again, Publicis Groupe Extends Maurice Lévy's Term Holding company also names a new chief for Saatchi

Publicis Groupe, in the wake of its failed merger with Omnicom, today unveiled management reorganization that includes the spring 2017 retirement of CEO Maurice Lévy and Saatchi & Saatchi global chief…

September 16, 2014, 8:19 AM EDT

Starcom MediaVest CEO Becomes Chair of Ad Council Laura Desmond praised as one of the industry's 'most respected leaders'

Starcom MediaVest Group's global CEO Laura Desmond today was named board chairman of the Advertising Council. Desmond succeeds Debra Lee, CEO of BET Networks.  The appointment continues the Ad Council's tradition…

July 7, 2014, 2:26 PM EDT

12 Conversations About the Past, Present and Future of Advertising We sit down with industry leaders in Cannes

Each year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity makes more room for a cast of characters beyond creatives—and for more commerce. Here, we present snapshots from Adweek’s conversations last week…

June 23, 2013, 10:35 PM EDT

How Starcom's Twitter Deal Was Born Tide, and Laura Desmond's breakfast with Dick Costolo

CANNES, France — Starcom Media Vest Group, along with a host of its Publicis brethren, took over The Majestic on the Croisette during the Lions Festival, holding court alongside companies…

June 18, 2013, 3:01 AM EDT

Six Cannes Questions 2011: Laura Desmond The Starcom MediaVest Group CEO says Cannes is evolving into a whole new festival

June 22, 2011, 7:49 PM EDT

Six Cannes Questions 2011: Laura Desmond The Starcom MediaVest Group CEO says Cannes is evolving into a whole new festival

June 22, 2011, 5:54 PM EDT

Laura Desmond Wants Her Industry to Deep-Six Its Market Mix Starcom MediaVest Group CEO crusades against an antiquated idea

     Market mix modeling, the industry standard for gauging ad performance, is on its death bed. Laura Desmond wants to be the one to pull the plug.      Fortunately…

June 6, 2011, 9:24 AM EDT

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