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Topic: Ogilvy & Mather

Ogilvy Has Named a New Global CEO

John Seifert succeeds Miles Young after months of speculation

The speculation about a successor to Miles Young is over: John Seifert is the new Ogilvy & Mather worldwide CEO, effective immediately. Young will continue as worldwide chairman until Sept.…

Mutants and a Talking Puppet Can't Believe Pizza Hut Is for Real in These Silly Ads

Now that's a big deal, they say

Pizza Hut embraces absurd wordplay in a new campaign from Ogilvy & Mather London—and it's not a bad deal.  A series of 10-second spots and a 30-second wrap-up (below) pitch viewers…

Ogilvy Names Anthony Wong as Its New Global Effectiveness Chief

Succeeds the late Tim Broadbent in the role

Anthony Wong has been named worldwide effectiveness director at Ogilvy & Mather, a role he will fill while continuing as client leader for TeamHW, WPP's dedicated agency unit on the…

Global Agency of the Year: Grey's Work Sparked Cultural Conversations Worldwide

And brought home a mountain of awards

Grey celebrated its performance at the Cannes Lions in June with leather, whips and chains. The WPP Group agency hosted an S&M-themed "Fifty Shades" bash on the roof of the…

How the Steady Stream of Creative Talent Moving From N.Y. to L.A. Became a Flood

The lure of sun, fun and opportunity

A dyed-in-the-wool New York advertising professional, Patricia Korth-McDonnell had heard all the clichés about Los Angeles as an endless parking lot, a cultural wasteland and, perhaps most relevant, a professional…

Facetime: Early October Award Parties, Magazine Celebrations and The New Yorker Festival

Teen Vogue editor in chief Amy Astley, David Remnick and others

Adweek’s Young Influentials party presented by PopSugar took place at the Gansevoort Hotel in downtown New York. Among the honorees accepting awards were Ogilvy’s Lauren Crampsie, Huffington Post’s Jared Grusd…

Ad of the Day: IBM's Watson Talks Love and Loss With Bob Dylan in Advertising's Oddest Pairing

And the machine's made peace with Ken Jennings

Most of us know IBM's Watson as a threat to humanity's dominance of Jeopardy and the AI successor to a machine that similarly dethroned chessmaster Garry Kasparov. But now Watson wants…

These 27 Young Influentials Are Shaking Up Media, Marketing, Tech and Entertainment

All under the age of 40

Adweek introduces the 2015 class of Young Influentials, 27 individuals from media, marketing, tech and entertainment who are remaking business and culture. From Jessica Alba—the actress-turned-entrepreneur whose Honest Co. has…

Q&A: Ogilvy's Worldwide CCO on Today's 'Breathtaking' and Limitless Era of Creativity

Tham Khai Meng reflects on 4th year as Clio's top agency network

Tham Khai Meng, worldwide chief creative officer of Ogilvy & Mather, takes an almost ethereal tone when discussing his creative mission for his clients and agency. But that tone underlies…

10 Dream Jobs for Creatives and How the People Who Have Them Got Them

From working Snickers at BBDO to Dove with Ogilvy

A career in advertising can be a notorious slog, especially at the beginning. Working grueling hours on dog's-breakfast accounts, watching 99 percent of your ideas—often the best ones—die on the vine,…

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