Ogilvy & Mather London, Mother London and 4Creative all won Gold Lions this evening, as UK companies took home 22 Lions, ten more than last year.More
Ogilvy & Mather London has appointed André Laurentino, currently TBWA/London's global creative director for McDonald's, as its global executive creative director for Unilever, including Dove and Hellmann's.
Starcom MediaVest Group has promoted its head of SEO, Andrea Brown, to managing director of its content arm LiquidThread in London.
Iris Worldwide has poached Tribal DDB London's executive creative director, Chris Baylis.
Albion has hired the former R/GA London creative director Andy Cutbill as the executive creative director. He replaces Nick Darken, who has been promoted to group creative partner.
A week on from the first seeding of the John Lewis Christmas campaign, here are the latest figures from its creators: more than five million views on YouTube; the soundtrack at number one in the singles download chart; and the client's own social med...
Seb Royce, the former Isobar creative chief, has joined Rockabox, the video content and distribution company, in the new role of chief creative officer, as part of an expanded senior team that will include former AOL executive Steve Filler.
Isobar has won a pan-European digital account for Foot Locker, the sports retailer, after a two-way pitch.
Anomaly has poached the Mother creative directors Oli Beale and Alex Holder to be the creative directors in its London office.
On my way back from Singapore recently, I found out what was happening in San Francisco Bay.
SapientNitro has appointed Trefor Thomas, the co-founder and executive creative director of integrated agency Brand Advocate, as a creative director.
Oreo cookies pay homage to Dublin's landmarks in the first outdoor campaign launched by Mondelez in Ireland for the snack brand.
Can you think of any great ads that start with a question? And are they more effective than ones that start with an answer? One example is enough: "Ever wondered how the man who drives the snowplough drives to the snowplough?" David Ogilvy is s...
Droga5 Europe has added Tamsin Davies, a strategist from the Nike Foundation, to its burgeoning line up in London.
Bartle Bogle Hegarty has hired Sam Oliver and Shish Patel as creative directors.
Hungry Man, the production company, has signed up Daniel Warwick, the Cannes Gold Lion award-winning director and the man behind Mercedes-Benz' recent "magic body control" ad.
I'm writing this as I prepare to head off to WPP's annual strategy conference in Beijing, where the focus will be on fast-growth markets and horizontality (getting our people to work together more effectively for clients).
So, happy birthday, commercial radio, 40 years old next week. The sector has come a long way since springing to life on ships anchored just outside British waters in the 60s to circumvent record companies and the BBC.
As the nights draw in here, does working in sunny California suddenly take on a certain appeal? Well, this may now be an option for some lucky creatives. This week, it emerged that Apple intends to increase the size of its advertising and marketing d...
In the first of a new series identifying Britain's brightest advertising talent, James Swift meets BBH's ebullient deputy executive creative director.
Kirsten Lepore and Lucas Zanotto have both signed up to production company Passion Pictures for commercial representation.
Former Fallon managing partner and chief marketing officer Chris Willingham has become the latest high-profile recruit at social media data analytics business Starcount.
On my desk sits a battered Pocket Oxford Dictionary. It was given to me by my father-in-law 20 years ago. It defines a holiday as a "break from one's normal work".
A different type of brand is emerging from many predominantly Muslim countries with booming economies, fuelled by vibrant creative communities with an innate talent for craft and cultural depth, John Grant writes.
Julian Frost, director of the multi-Cannes Lions winning "dumb ways to die", has signed up to production company Passion Pictures for commercial representation in the UK and across Europe.
Campaign asked the ad and media industry to rate and summarise their performance so far in 2013, ahead of our School Reports for 2014. Here's how Mother view the first six months of their year.
I have a confession: I'm a bit nosey. Well, I prefer curious. I'm obsessed with facts, numbers, trends and people, so my role is perfect.
Campaign asked the ad and media industry to rate and summarise their performance so far in 2013, ahead of our School Reports for 2014. Here's how Adam & Eve/DDB view the first six months of their year.
The unexpected highlight of Cannes last month for me was Vivienne Westwood. I was reviewing the winning work from Monday night on Tuesday morning to prepare for a curation of the best bits when I realised that Westwood was in the house, courtesy of S...
Wunderman has hired the former SapientNitro creative partners Oddbjorn Stensrud and Kousha Forshami as creatives.
We're halfway through 2013, the year the Economist claimed would herald the rise of quick data, jumping to replace big data as the "next big thing" in commerce.
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