Jack Feuer

DDB’s Subaru Ads: ‘Think. Feel. Drive.’

When carmakers launch campaigns, they are almost always accompanied by big, brand-image TV spots. But Subaru is using full-page, copy-heavy print ads—and no image spots—in an effort launching this week, […]

IPG To Reposition Assets In Face Of GM, L’Oréal Reviews

Interpublic’s formidable and mounting financial woes aren’t its only massive challenge. The holding company is defending nearly $4 billion in General Motors and L’Oréal billings, the latest in a series […]

2nd Top Media Exec to Leave Interpublic

LOS ANGELES Marie-Jose Forissier, Paris-based worldwide chairman of Interpublic Group’s Initiative and CEO of its operations in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America, is leaving the company, IPG has confirmed.Initiative […]

Kent Is Out as CEO of UM

LOS ANGELES Universal McCann’s Robin Kent has been replaced as worldwide CEO of the Interpublic Group media network on an interim basis by COO Murray Dudgeon, the company said.The change […]

Intel Taps McCann for $300 Mil. Business

LOS ANGELES Intel has awarded its global creative and media business to Interpublic Group’s McCann WorldGroup, the company said.Estimated billings are $300 million.The selection had been expected [Adweek Online, March […]

Sony Electronics Eyes Q2 Search

Some shops tried, without success, to reach suddenly single Sony Electronics last week. But they won’t have to wait much longer to take a crack at the client, which does […]

Sony Parts Ways With Y&R

LOS ANGELES Sony Electronics has dismissed its agency, WPP Group’s Young & Rubicam, sources said.The shop’s Irvine, Calif., office handled the account of the San Diego-based client, which annually spends […]

System Failure

Anheuser-Busch pissed me off last week when it nixed airing its Janet Jackson ad spoof on the Super Bowl. I need a wardrobe-malfunction diversion badly. An ad gimmick intended for […]

$275 Mil. Mattel Media Planning in Play

LOS ANGELES Mattel is reviewing its $275 million media planning business, according to sources.Presenting this week are WPP Group incumbents MindShare and Mediaedge:cia, pitching together as GroupM; Publicis Groupe’s MediaVest; […]

$300 Mil. JPMorgan Chase Account Goes to Zenith

LOS ANGELES Publicis Groupe’s Zenith Media has won media buying and planning chores on the $300 million JPMorgan Chase ad account following a review, sources said. The New York agency […]