Topic: Ogilvy & Mather

American Greetings' Mother's Day Video Takes Top Prize at Effie Awards

'World's Toughest Job' ad made by Mullen Lowe

After a strong showing at last month's One Show, Mullen Lowe's "World's Toughest Job" ad for American Greetings claimed the top prize tonight at the Effie Awards. The Grand Effie winner…

Modern PSAs Shock or Amuse Where Classics Only Preached

The format can help jumpstart creatives' careers

Imagine you're watching an X-rated version of Game of Thrones (you don't have to admit that out loud), and all of a sudden, up pops a message about testicular cancer. Believe…

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…

'Dead Kid Ad' Notwithstanding, Roster Shops Didn't See Nationwide CMO's Exit Coming

Matt Jauchius leaves after 9 years

Matt Jauchius' demise at Nationwide surprised roster shops like McKinney and Ogilvy & Mather even though it came after a public pummeling of the brand's "dead kid" Super Bowl ad. Jauchius…

The Boys Club of Chief Creative Officers Finally Gets Some Female Faces

Women claim 6 top roles in 6 months

After years of withering criticism about the dearth of women leading creative departments, the industry finally seems to be listening. Six women have been named to creative chief positions—at FCB, Young &…

Wieden + Kennedy is the 4th Agency to Take on Sprite in 3 Years

With each shift, a change in strategy

Sprite has shifted its creative business in the U.S. again—this time to the New York office of Wieden + Kennedy, according to sources involved in the decision. W+K, a Coca-Cola roster…

SC Johnson Reviews Its Global Media Buying but Will It Consolidate?

Change on the horizon for roster shops

SC Johnson is reviewing the global media buying responsibilities that are divided between its roster shops, Omnicom Group's PHD and WPP's Maxus, the company confirmed. Maxus has been the lead media…

Thomson Reuters Shifts Global Creative Business to TBWA\Chiat\Day

Agency's N.Y. office tallies third win in 2 months

The New York office of TBWA\Chiat\Day seems to be stringing together quite a few wins. Less than two months after adding creative responsibilities for Travelers Insurance and Amway's Nutrilite, the office…

Q&A: CAA Marketing’s Fred Levron Trades Paris for the Idea Factory That Is L.A.

'If I'm not scared about an idea, it might not be worth doing'

Specs Who Fred Levron New gig creative director, CAA Marketing Old gig executive director and creative director, Ogilvy & Mather, Paris. Age 36 You went from having a long title at Ogilvy to a very short…

Nationwide Will Air 2 Very Different Ads During the Super Bowl

One features a comic, another supports a cause

As it turns out, Nationwide's appearance during the Super Bowl will be a double feature. Not only will the insurance company air this fun ad featuring Mindy Kaling, from McKinney, it…