Toronto-based agency Public Inc reacted quickly to Trump's racist rant with a campaign reminding people there is no room for racism in the world.
Jim Heekin led Grey Group, as Chairman and CEO from 2007 until August of 2017 when he was succeeded in the CEO slot by Michael Houston. He then took on the role of Executive Chairman to help ensure a smooth transition. That hand-off nearly two years ago came on the 100th Anniversary of the agency.
A new report finds 78% of its members now have an in-house agency. That's up from 58% in 2013 and 42% in 2008. The biggest concern is keeping teams motivated.
That's according to R3, which tracked 235 M&A deals in the sector with a total value of $13.6 billion, up 43% from the same period last year.
The Kantar deal, Read suggested to analysts, gives WPP the ability to serve its clients' data needs without owning it -- the tack taken by competing holding companies like IPG and Publicis Groupe.
The deal, which follows the purchase of a San Diego OOH shop earlier this year, also includes Grand Visual's campaign management platform QDOT.
Over-tourism and climate change will have a significant impact on destination choices in the coming years, according to a new report from MMGY Travel Intelligence.
Bain will acquire around 60% of the research unit, which is valued at around $4 billion, leaving WPP with a sizeable 40% minority stake.
Javier Campopiano is joining the agency as Chief Creative Officer, Grey Europe & Global Clients.
While Americans were busy picnicking and watching fireworks, WPP was signing off on the acquisition of a majority stake in a technology-driven creative agency.