What You’re Reading: The Top AgencySpy Stories of May

By Kyle O'Brien 

In April, everyone enjoyed reading about new hires and client wins. This month, it’s a mixed bag of insider information, social buzz and agency moves. While we know May is still in progress, we figure everyone will be gilling and chilling over the long weekend, so we’ll give you what you’ve read thus far this month.

Cannes Lions being called out for a lack of diversity in its ranks was the most read story of the month, but various agency new hires and moves still generated plenty of interest, with three Revolving Door Roundups making the top 10.

Below are the top-read stories from May, counting down from 10th to number one:


10. Newell Brands Names Empower U.S. Media Agency of Record

9. Known Hires Former Vice Media Exec Sarah Broderick as Chief Financial Officer

8. Revolving Door Roundup: AKQA, Chemistry, Wunderman Thompson and More

7. Revolving Door Roundup: Fallon, M&C Saatchi, MullenLowe and More

6. Zambezi Expands Executive and Creative Teams With New Appointments

5. Ogilvy Wins James Hardie Account, Releases First Creative

4. We Hear: Jet Blue’s Creative Account Lands With adam&eveDDB

3. Revolving Door Roundup: Deutsch, Sparks & Honey, The Many and More

2. Former Razorfish Health Account Director Quoted Gandhi in Memo on Winning Butrans Due to Strength of OxyContin Work

1. Cannes Lions Called Out for Lack of POC Representation

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(Editor’s Note: The obvious spy theme continues, with this month’s photo taken from the 2001 movie Spy Game.)