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Ogilvy Chicago Wins Sargento Cheese Succeeds Grey on the business

The Chicago office of Ogilvy & Mather has won Sargento's creative account after a review that was managed by Select Resources International. Ogilvy takes on lead creative and digital duties for…

January 9, 2014, 10:26 AM EST

Grey N.Y. Cuts 4% of staff Laying off 45-60 people

Grey New York is cutting 45-60 people, or about 4 percent of its staff of 1,100, with the layoffs taking effect in January. While the WPP agency has been on a…

November 15, 2013, 8:27 AM EST

Martin Sorrell Talks Candidly About Mergers, Mayhem—and His Own Demise The WPP CEO says people don’t take risks

In 1978, Martin Sorrell had just started working with the Saatchis, where, as group finance director, he was the architect of the agency acquisitions that would reshape modern advertising. After…

November 10, 2013, 8:42 PM EST

WPP Buys Mobile Firm That Built NPR and NatGeo's Cool Apps Bottle Rocket's 2013 revenue reached $17 million

WPP made its second investment in a mobile company since August, acquiring notable apps maker Bottle Rocket for an undisclosed sum. The holding company said Bottle Rocket—which has a bevy of…

November 8, 2013, 1:05 PM EST

Radio-Happy Bonefish Grill Taps Digital Shop as Lead Agency Blast Radius picks up first restaurant account

Bonefish Grill has named Blast Radius its lead agency after a review involving three other unnamed candidates. The WPP shop takes over an account that sister agency Young & Rubicam,…

October 24, 2013, 10:44 AM EDT

Mcgarrybowen Adds Chief of Staff Daniel Korn hails from Ogilvy & Mather

Daniel Korn, the North American business development director at Ogilvy & Mather since 2010, is joining mcgarrybowen as chief of staff, a new position. Korn will be based in New York…

September 6, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT

WPP's m/SIX Enters the U.S. Market Stopforth leads the charge in N.Y.

U.K. media agency m/Six, a joint venture of WPP's GroupM and creative shop CHI & Partners, which WPP owns 49 percent of, has entered the U.S. market. David Stopforth, a former…

August 5, 2013, 3:03 PM EDT

Possible Gets More Microsoft Work Adds Surface website

WPP digital agency Possible has added the lead role on Microsoft Surface's website to its work for the tech giant, following a review. The assignment includes ongoing work on the site's…

July 23, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

WPP's Joule Names Daniel Rosen Global CEO Replaces recently departed Michael Collins

WPP mobile marketing agency Joule has tapped Daniel Rosen to be its global CEO, filling a position vacated by Michael Collins, who left last month to become CEO of mobile…

June 4, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT

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