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Topic: Mccann Erickson

Accounts in Review: Roster Shops Battle for Wells Fargo's Media Prize

Scotts Miracle-Gro's search inches toward completion

Outsiders need not apply. Wells Fargo's media review involves roster shops only, pitting Omnicom Group's OMD against Interpublic Group's UM. OMD plans and buys traditional media, and UM handles digital…

Cramer-Krasselt Gets a New Kind of Creative Chief in New York

Craig Markus succeeds the departing Larry Hampel

Larry Hampel's decision to step aside late last year and do his own thing gave Cramer-Krasselt vice chairman Marshall Ross an opportunity to pick a new kind of chief creative…

Here's Why Agencies Are Hiring Top Execs at Such a Blistering Pace

Hungry for modern talent, growth and fresh ideas

Even in an industry increasingly defined by change, advertising agencies this year are making high-level moves at a blistering pace.  In the first six weeks of 2015, some 14 shops have…

Accounts in Review: KFC Leaves FCB After a Decade-Long Run

Acer finds a global shop and Elevate hires MDC's Assembly

The Chicago office of FCB had a long run on Yum Brands' KFC, but after a decade, the fast-food giant is moving on. What's interesting is the new agency, Wieden…

Eric Silver Will Close His Agency and Join McCann as North American Creative Chief

Silver + Partners lost biggest client, CarMax, in November

Eric Silver is back in the big leagues, signing on as the new regional chief creative officer of McCann Erickson North America. Silver, who has worked at network agencies like…

Accounts in Review: Axe Goes Off Roster for Big Global Assignment

Finalists emerge in CarMax's media search

Unilever went outside the family in its selection of 72andSunny to refresh Axe's global strategic positioning. The agency hasn't worked for Unilever before but pitched ideas that Axe's marketing leaders…

Accounts in Review: Unilever Launches Massive Media Review While Ameriprise Briefs Finalists

Miracle-Gro makes a cut, Extended Stay America stays put

Given that Unilever spends more than $5 billion in media globally each year, any change in its media assignments will be significant. But sources don't expect decisions in this blockbuster…

Wieden + Kennedy Joins Verizon Agency Roster

Adds brand and strategy work from mcgarrybowen

Wieden & Kennedy is the newest agency to join Verizon's roster, after being given brand and strategy work for the telecommunications giant. The assignment had previously been handled by Verizon…

Young & Rubicam Gets a New Creative Chief in New York

Agencies see leadership churn in the new year

Agency leadership is churning this month, and Young & Rubicam is no exception. Today it named McCann Erickson's Leslie Sims to succeed Jim Elliott as chief creative officer in New York. Elliott had…

Accounts in Review: Sears, Kmart and JCPenney Near the End of Their Agency Hunts

And Pandora jewelry taps Grey to lead creative efforts

The new year got off to a slow start in new business, with just two major account moves this week. Pandora—the jeweler, not the online music service—named Grey and Maxus…

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