Topic: Nancy Hill

Why Agencies Should Spend More Time and Effort Retaining Their Strategy People

Survey says 28% plan to move jobs within a year

The ad industry is losing more talent than it's gaining, according to a LinkedIn study—"The Truth About Strategy Talent"—done in partnership with the 4A's. In 2015, the ad industry experienced…

The Ad Industry Is Mediocre or Worse at Hiring Diverse Talent, Study Finds

4A's calls for more diversity at agencies

According to new data released by the American Association of Advertising Agencies, 74 percent of 4A's members surveyed feel agencies are either mediocre or worse when it comes to hiring…

Study Finds Most Women in Advertising Have Experienced Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

4A's results come in wake of Kevin Roberts controversy

The 4A's today released the initial findings of a yearlong research initiative designed to learn more about the experiences of women and other diverse professionals working in the advertising industry. The…

Ad Execs Behaving Badly: A Look at 2016's High-Profile CEO Snafus

It's already been a big year for firings and forced exits

Even by advertising's typically high standards of executive churn, 2016 has been a C-suite bloodbath. And it hasn't happened quietly. The past seven months have seen some of the industry's most…

Are Agencies Finally Ready to Confront the 'Rot at the Top of the Industry'?

Diversity advocates hope we've reached a tipping point

The advertising industry's top women are done mincing words. "A cancer" is how 4A's President Nancy Hill describes the agency world's lingering gender bias and racial insensitivity.  "The industry has a huge…

President and CEO Nancy Hill Is Leaving the 4A's After Nearly 9 Years

Trade org begins search for new chief executive

The ad industry's largest trade organization, the 4A's, announced today that its chairman and CEO, Nancy Hill, will be stepping down next year and that the search for her successor…

Could the JWT CEO Scandal Become a Watershed Moment for Change?

Ad industry leaders said (almost) all the right things

Unlike 4A's conferences in recent memory, soul-searching was the underlying theme in Miami this year—mostly the result of the fallout from the case against former J. Walter Thompson CEO Gustavo…

What the Advertising Industry Can Do to Finally Create Gender Equality

Diversity conversation continues at 4A's

Gender equality has been a major topic of conversation at this year's 4A's Transformation conference. From the sessions on stage to discussions over drinks, equality seems to be on everyone's…

Isolated or Endemic? 4A's Speakers Publicly Spar Over Ex-JWT CEO's Alleged Sexism, Racism

Nancy Hill and Maurice Lévy weigh in

4A's president Nancy Hill had some stern words for the industry on the opening day of the organization's Transformation conference in light of recent allegations against J. Walter Thompson's former CEO…

ANA Board Meets at Masters Conference to Hash Out Media Rebates

Moving toward a collaborative effort

Association of National Advertisers board members attending the Masters of Marketing Conference in Orlando spent a full day behind closed doors Wednesday to discuss a number of issues, including whether…