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WPP, the owner of MediaCom and Ogilvy & Mather, has reported pre-tax profit of £491.1 million in the first half of 2014, up 15.0 per cent year on year, while UK revenues surged by 22 per cent in Q2.
Lake Capital, the private equity company set to buy Engine, has refused to improve its offer to ex-employee shareholders.
The independent agency attributed organic growth increases to client wins across regions, including SAS in the UK and Ireland, Nikon, Spotify, and Zumba Fitness.
Care for the Wild, the wildlife charity, has brought together some of the "cats of the internet" for a new online film to raise money for endangered lions and tigers.
Andrew McGuinness, the founder of BMB and chairman of the PR agency Seven Dials, has been appointed the chief executive of Freud Communications.
Land Rover has appointed The Brooklyn Brothers to its hotly contested global content marketing and social media account.
A surge in British national pride is needed to help British brands expand abroad successfully, the retail expert Mary Portas argued at Thinkbox's Think Big conference on Thursday.
Campaign once again took over the Carlton Beach in Cannes last week for its annual party for leading advertising, media and marketing executives.
Sir Martin Sorrell hailed "brilliant work for clients" as accolades for 47 agencies, including network of the year for Ogilvy & Mather, helped win holding company of the year for WPP at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2014.
Sir Martin Sorrell, the founder and chief executive of WPP, revelled in the collapse of the proposed $35 billion Publicis Omnicom Group in Cannes this week.
John Wren, the chief executive and president of Omnicom, has said it will be a long time before he tries another merger of equals, after the group's merger with Publicis Groupe was called off.
Publicis Groupe and Omnicom have called off their $35 billion (£21 billion) merger, citing difficulties in completing the transaction within a reasonable timeframe.
Camelot group chief executive Dianne Thompson is to leave the National Lottery operator and Publicis Worldwide appoints Guy Wienyk to lead its UK and Nordics operations, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
Enyi Nwosu takes up a global role at WPP's Mindshare and Absolute Radio's Anthony Abbott joins Bauer Media in a newly created post, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing media and PR.
Gail Gallie, the chief executive of Fallon London, departs and former M&S marketing head Steve Sharp signs up as a consultant for WPP, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing media and PR.
Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP, has called attempts by rival holding groups, Omnicom and Publicis Groupe to form a £23 bilion "merger of equals" "impossible".
The Guardian's editor in chief Alan Rusbridger has celebrated the open culture at the publisher for making its dogged coverage of the National Security Agency's online espionage possible, ahead of being awarded the Pulitzer prize for public service j...
David Kolbusz leaves Bartle Bogle Hegarty for New York and Delia Bushell joins BT TV and Sport as managing director from BSkyB, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR
ISBA, the advertising trade body, has welcomed the appointment of Sajid Javid as secretary of state for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport and praised his "strong business background".
Leo Burnett London promotes Katie Lee to the role of group marketing director and Exterion Media hires Shaun Gregory as chief executive, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
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