Global drinks brand owner Diageo has hired former M&C Saatchi London CEO, Giles Hedger, as its global consumer planning director, joining from the U.K. cabinet office where he was strategy lead. Recommended articles https://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/diageo-hires-giles-hedger-consumer..
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British agency membership body the Institute of the Practitioners of Advertising (IPA) has a recently installed president, and in Julian Douglas they have someone who is straight speaking and realistic about the issues ahead following the impact of the pandemic. More importantly, Douglas is also vocal in the continuing battle to stamp out sexual assault ..
A former brand manager of Clorox might not seem the likely choice to head up Crown Media Family Networks. But president and CEO Wonya Lucas worked her way from becoming a process engineer to heading up some of cable television’s most recognizable networks, with a particular focus on increasing diversity. Recommended articles https://www.adweek.com/convergent-tv/how-an-engineer-leveraged-brand-experience-to-head-up-cr..
Mark Penn is getting his way. MDC Shareholders have voted to approve the previously announced merger between MDC Partners and Penn’s other holding network Stagwell Group. MDC Shareholders will own 31% of the newly named Stagwell. The company will be traded on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange after the deal is completed August 2. Recommended articles ..
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Dentsu Group has announced a new position for its global chief executive of creative services, Jean Lin, who will become its new executive officer later this year. Maintaining growth is challenging. Gain the industry-wide recognition your team deserves by submitting to the 2021 Adweek Fastest Growing awards. Deadline extended through 7/23. View details and start ..
Pinterest has hired British newspaper The Guardian’s commercial director Nick Hewat as its sales director for the U.K. and Ireland. Maintaining growth is challenging. Gain the industry-wide recognition your team deserves by submitting to the 2021 Adweek Fastest Growing awards. Deadline extended through 7/23. View details and start your submission. Recommended articles https://www.adweek.com/media/pinterest-hires-the-guardians-nick-hewat-to-lead-its-u-k-and-ireland-commercial-o..
DDB’s North American chief creative officer Britt Nolan is rejoining Leo Burnett Chicago as president and CCO to oversee the creative output and manage the Chicago office while supporting the global Leo Burnett network. He will report to Andrew Swinand, CEO of Leo Burnett Group and Publicis Groupe Creative U.S. Recommended articles https://www.adweek.com/agencies/britt-nolan-exits-ddb-returning-to-leo-burnett-chicago-as-cco-and-..
More than 15 years after the initial onset of the Me Too movement, women across multiple industries are still speaking out regarding the misogyny and sexual abuse they’ve endured in the workplace. This week, one group is pointing an even stronger spotlight on insidiously enduring sexism in the ad industry. Recommended articles https://www.adweek.com/agencies/no-more-this-declaration-written-by-women-in-advertising-puts-all-harassers-..