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Topic: Tor Myhren

Inside Grey's Global Sweep of 113 Lions at Cannes

18 offices won, nearly double the amount in 2014

While Ogilvy & Mather received recognition as Cannes' Network of the Year, smaller WPP corporate sibling Grey generated much of the unofficial buzz at Cannes last week as it was awarded…

Marilyn Manson Reflects on the Costs and Controversy of Crafting Your Own Persona

Singer is a Cannes case study in personal branding

CANNES, France—More than 20 years ago, Marilyn Manson created his persona and even booked his first performance without even having written a song. Best of all, he wrote his autobiography…

How Agencies Are Cracking Down on Creatives Who Post Unapproved Ads

Playing with brand equity is hazardous to your career

Call it friendly fire. An agency art director posts an unsanctioned version of a TV ad for a client on his personal website to enhance his portfolio. It was the…

Grey Channels Abba in Absurdly Epic Music Video for Jim Heekin on His 10th Anniversary

Yes, Adweek's on his nuts again

Who knew Grey's global CEO Jim Heekin could be comedy gold? Well, none other than his creative partner, Tor Myhren, who, when not making ads for DirecTV, Febreze and Gillette, spoofs…

Behind the Scenes of the Bleak, Hilarious Future Selves Envisioned by Agency Leaders

McCann's Rob Reilly explains the AICP Awards campaign

The new call for entries campaign for the AICP Awards jumps forward 35 years to interview five creative leaders after they've fallen from grace. Grey's Tor Myhren finds himself in…

Rob Lowe Talks About the Awesome Randomness of His DirecTV Characters [Video]

The ads are 'out there in a really fun, smart, stupid way'

Grey has gotten a lot of buzz out of its DirecTV campaign featuring oddball versions of Rob Lowe as a cable subscriber. After shooting the first five ads last year,…

Andreas Dahlqvist Is Grey N.Y.'s New CCO

Among McCann's top GM creatives

Andreas Dahlqvist, the chief creative officer at Commonwealth/McCann, is the new CCO at Grey’s flagship New York office. Before becoming the creative lead on McCann’s dedicated global business unit for…

Myhren Promoted to Grey Global CCO

Succeeds Mellors

Tor Myhren’s performance at Grey New York has catapulted him onto a global stage: The president, chief creative officer of the network’s flagship office is taking its top worldwide creative…

Grey N.Y. Adds Top Creative Teams

New hires from Anomaly, TBWA, Goodby

It’s been a good year for Grey New York with new business wins like Gillette, and the agency is bolstering its creative ranks by making new top hires from Anomaly,…

Grey's Michael Houston Takes Air Guitar to New Level

Reflects on bigger job, losing E-Trade and spoofing Hall & Oates

Since joining Grey New York in 2007 as director of marketing, Michael Houston has been on a fast track, landing his latest promotion—to North American CEO. The 41-year-old has been…

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