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Topic: merger

Newly Combined Mullen Lowe Taps Ogilvy Leader to Run Its U.S. Offices

Lee Newman will be based in L.A.

Now that Alex Leikikh is stepping up to global CEO at the newly merged Mullen Lowe Group, he has named an Ogilvy & Mather leader to run the combined agency's…

Comcast Hires SS+K to Help Bridge the Digital Divide

Shop to focus on Internet Essentials program

The Comcast-Time Warner merger is off but not Comcast's push to reduce the digital divide. In fact, Comcast has hired SS+K to focus on marketing Internet Essentials, a 4-year-old program that supplies…

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,"…

Publicis Groupe Blames Weak Q3 on Merger Distractions

Organic growth rose just 1%

Publicis Groupe had another weak earnings period in the third quarter, as chief Maurice Lévy alluded to the company’s failed $35 billion merger with Omnicom and admitted "management was too…

Eric Mower + Associates Gets a Presence in New York

Merges with PR player Middleton & Gendron

Eric Mower + Associates is coming to the Big Apple. The Syracuse, N.Y.-based agency is merging with public relations specialist Middleton & Gendron in New York, giving Eric Mower a presence…

MDC's Assembly Gets Bigger Through Another Merger

This time Doner Media becomes part of the operation

MDC Partners is merging media units again. Seven months after TargetCast merged with RJ Palmer to create Assembly, Assembly is absorbing Doner Media, the media planning and buying arm of Doner.  The…

Omnicom's Net Income Grew 13% in Q2

Revenue growth exceeded Wall Street's expectations

Omnicom Group generated net income of more than $318 million in the second quarter, up 13 percent from the same period last year. Revenue for the quarter grew 6 percent to…

Office Depot's Review Follows Merger With OfficeMax

Retailers combined forces in November

Office Depot’s creative and media review comes amid store closings at the retailer, which merged with OfficeMax late last year. The decision to close 400 stores by the end of 2016…

Maurice Lévy Says Omnicom Merger Was 'Dream of My Life'

Publicis Groupe boss acknowledges loss of face

Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Lévy opened up today at a Salesforce.com conference in Paris about the dashed hopes he had for his company’s merger with Omnicom Group—a failed initiative that…

Sir Martin Sorrell Speaks From the Croisette on Publicis-Omnicom and Content

And keeping an eye on the World Cup

CANNES, France—WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell, in a sitdown with Adweek in the sun-dappled MediaCom suite at the Martinez hotel, continued his dissection of the failed Publicis-Omnicom merger. "It didn't do…

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