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Troy Ruhanen Is TBWA's New Global Chief Tom Carroll becomes chairman

Omnicom evp Troy Ruhanen is the new chief at TBWA\Worldwide, replacing Tom Carroll, who has been president and CEO since 2007, Omnicom confirmed. Carroll has been bumped to chairman. Jean-Marie Dru…

July 9, 2014, 5:43 PM EDT

Who Says There Are Too Many Facebook Ads? Developing World Says More Brands, Please Global users find unique marketing

Kelly MacLean’s job as Facebook’s lead ad planner in emerging markets is to watch people watch ads. She travels to places like Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa to study the local…

July 2, 2014, 3:57 PM EDT

Annalect Taps Wunderman's Samardzija as Analytics Chief Has done data-centric work for brands like Nokia, Coca-Cola and Sony

Annalect has named longtime Wunderman exec Slavi Samardzija chief analytics officer at the Omnicom Group’s data and analytics unit. Samardzija had been with the WPP company since early 2000 and…

June 25, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

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…

June 20, 2014, 3:24 AM EDT

Google Opens Exclusive Video Ad Market for Select Publishers and Brands Only premium need apply

Google is launching a programmatic video marketplace that it says will only include premium publishers and select brands. Neal Mohan, vp of display and video advertising, announced the video ad…

June 4, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT

We Play Matchmaker for Merger Candidates AMC, Scripps and IPG New report lists media and ad companies as likely targets

Who's next? The recent spree of mergers and acquisitions doesn't appear to be at an end, at least not to the market-watchers at Barron's, who listed Mad Men and Walking…

May 27, 2014, 5:04 PM EDT

Twitter, Omnicom Deal Combines Mobile Ad Forces Media agency commits $230 million, report says

Twitter and Omnicom struck an ad deal today, sources confirmed for Adweek. Omnicom Medial Group is set to spend up to $230 million marketing on the messaging platform over the…

May 27, 2014, 12:13 PM EDT

LinkedIn's Roadshow Heads to Cannes With a new slate of ad offerings, a social network goes deal-making on the Riviera

The Cannes Lions festival has become a tech playground, and LinkedIn has embraced the event to strengthen its industry ties. At last year’s festival, agencies and brands still demanded improved products…

May 20, 2014, 6:16 AM EDT

Will Publicis Groupe Now Attempt a Hostile Takeover of Omnicom? Maurice Lévy is no stranger to such moves

Paris investment bankers Natixis have put forth an intriguing scenario that explores the possibility of Publicis Groupe launching a hostile bid for Omnicom, asking: “Is the story over?” On the heels…

May 14, 2014, 11:04 AM EDT

PHD's Williams Moves to Maxus New N.A. chief

Steve Williams, the president of Omnicom media network PHD in New York, is moving over to WPP’s Maxus as CEO of North America. He replaces Louis Jones, who is retiring according…

May 12, 2014, 9:04 AM EDT

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