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Topic: Wunderman

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 &…

WPP Digital Leader Mark Read Takes the Reins of Wunderman

Succeeds Daniel Morel as CEO

Daniel Morel is stepping down after more than 14 years as global CEO of Wunderman, giving way to Mark Read, a digital leader at parent company WPP Group who added chairman responsibilities…

Photograph These Ingenious Ads, and You'll Learn How to Save Kids From Eye Cancer

One easy trick for early detection

If you take a flash photograph of a child, and one of his or her pupils looks white in the resulting image, it can indicate an eye tumor. In the…

Wunderman Fills Its Top Creative Job in New York

Toni Hess joins select group of female creative leaders

Yes, there's a paucity of women in top creative roles in advertising. But that isn't what drove Wunderman's Jamie Gallo to hire Toni Hess as chief creative officer for the…

Jamie Gallo Returns to Agency Fold After NBA

Becomes New York president of Wunderman

Jamie Gallo has reentered the agency world after two years with the NBA. Gallo, who was evp of global marketing at the NBA from 2012 until March 2014, is now president…

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…

IPG Mediabrands Retools Management Team

North American CEO exits Mediabrands

North American CEO Jacki Kelley has left IPG Mediabrands after just 15 months in the position for a new role at parent company Interpublic Group. Kelley's move swiftly follows Microsoft's decision…

Microsoft Splits Its Global Ad Business Between IPG and Dentsu

Total account revenue is estimated at $100 million

Microsoft began its global advertising review with the aim of consolidating its business within a single ad holding company. In the end, however, the business was split between two: Interpublic…

Microsoft Launches Global Review of Marketing Services

Company spends some $1 billion on media annually

The timing of Microsoft's global marketing services review is curious, given that the company is still searching for a new global CEO. Sources expect the new chief executive to have a…

Wunderman Hires Digitas' Bjorkman for Top Creative Role

Becomes the shop's 1st global CCO since '07

Wunderman has revived its global creative chief role and recruited Digitas' Lincoln Bjorkman to fill it. Bjorkman, the North American chief creative officer at Digitas, joins Wunderman this week as global…

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