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Topic: Publicis

Updated: Is Yet Another Global Creative Shop About to Name a New CEO?

5 agencies have found new leaders in the past year

Is there yet another high-profile agency executive change coming? Publicis Groupe is looking to replace Leo Burnett CEO Tom Bernardin, sources said, making it just the latest top executive change at…

Havas CEO Yannick Bolloré: No Acquisitions Planned

But what about future links with Vivendi?

Yannick Bolloré admitted he spent a lot of time thinking about the scale of Havas after the ill-fated Publicis Omnicom Group merger announcement in July 2013, just a month before he…

AOL, Publicis Group Expand Partnership Into Programmatic Video

Agencies can tap into premium reserve and private marketplaces

AOL and Publicis Groupe said on Monday that they are expanding their six-year partnership into programmatic video and linear TV. The move will give VivaKi and all agencies under the…

A Look Back at 8 of the Best Ice Bucket Videos From Creative Agencies

McCann, TBWA get personal

With ice bucket challenge videos from creative agencies slowing to a trickle on YouTube, here’s a look back at eight of the most memorable ones—a truly global mix that includes…

After Ray Rice, the NFL Needs to Go Big to Restore Brand With Women

It may be 'toast' if it doesn't, marketers say

If the National Football League addresses the Ray Rice scandal as merely a public relations problem, most branding experts and marketing execs say it's making a colossal mistake. In fact,…

What's the Most Dangerous Job at an Agency?

New business chiefs deal with a lot of stress and a short shelf life

While much has been made of the short lifespan of CMOs­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­—on average 45 months, according to recruiters Spencer Stuart—there’s even more survival pressure on the business development executives pitching those…

Here’s How We Size Up the Potential Bidders for IPG

Elliott Management's stake fuels the chatter

The lull following Elliott Management becoming Interpublic Group’s third-largest shareholder has been filled in recent weeks with swirling rumors about who might buy the No. 4 holding company. The banter persists…

Washington's Lottery in Final Stages of Review

Cole & Weber is incumbent

Washington’s Lottery is in the final stages of a review, with a successful bidder expected to be announced Aug. 15 and begin work on Nov. 8, a state rep confirmed. The…

7 Agencies Chase Infiniti's Global Account

Annual media spending totals $450 million

Infiniti Motor Co. will meet with more than a half-dozen agencies before selecting a handful of finalists to pitch its global creative account. The meetings are taking place this week, with…

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…

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