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Topic: Ogilvy & Mather

Departing Ogilvy CEO Miles Young Reflects on Tempering a Proud Legacy With Humility

Building a global empire, but not 'an establishment brand'

For nearly 35 years, Miles Young's life has been built around Ogilvy & Mather, the agency where he consistently climbed the ranks, eventually becoming global CEO in 2008. Now with Young's…

Time Warner Cable Splits With Ogilvy After 12 Years

Agency didn't defend in client review which is down to 3 finalists

Time Warner Cable has parted ways with longtime agency Ogilvy & Mather New York, sources tell Adweek. The nation's second-largest cable communications company quietly kicked off a creative review in the…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

As More Marketers 'Go Rainbow,' Is a Boom in LGBT Specialty Shops on the Horizon?

Same-sex marriage rulings have emboldened brands

Ogilvy & Mather's decision in June to launch a dedicated LGBT practice, Ogilvy Pride, signals that agencies and advertisers are stepping up efforts to more effectively reach a community whose…

Ad of the Day: France's Kronenbourg Crosses the Channel and Gorgeously Trolls the U.K.

A tasty, bitter campaign

The England-France rivalry lives on, and this week's fuel to a long-simmering feud is a charmingly duplicitous campaign from French brewer Kronenbourg 1664. Back in June, French national and former Manchester…

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