Wednesday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-It’s GTB London, celebrating the changes along with Ford.

-Get ready to get irritated about Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list for advertising in 2019.


-Is your top client a big mean bully? You are not alone, according to the least surprising Digiday survey in some time.

Carol H. Williams talked to AdAge about being a black woman in advertising and working at Leo Burnett in the ’60s.

-Walmart is the latest client to take media in-house. The retailer will now handle all its own web ads, which could be a big hit to WPP.

-Chief strategy and innovation officer Nigel Morris is leaving Dentsu Aegis Group after more than 25 years.

-Emma Hall of More About Advertising remembers some of Karl Lagerfeld’s best moments in advertising.

-Production studio The Collective @ LAIR signed director Kamp Kennedy (reel here), best known for music videos by Snoop Dogg, Janelle Monae and Lauryn Hill.