Archive for August, 2017

Google gets green light for King’s Cross HQ

Google has received the green light by Camden Council for the construction of its new £600m London HQ at King’s Cross. The 11-storey building, designed by Heatherwick Studios and BIG, will be more than one million square feet of which Google will occupy 650,000 sq ft. It will be the first wholly owned and designed Google building outside of the … Continued

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CHI & Partners has promoted Sarah Clark and Gary Simmons to joint MDs

CHI & Partners has promoted Sarah Clark and Gary Simmons to the newly-created roles of joint managing directors. Sarah Clark was previously head of planning, and Gary Simmons was former head of account management, but will now assist chief executive Sarah Golding with the day-to-day running of the agency. Golding said: “Not only do Sarah and Gary lead from the … Continued

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Online campaigns struggle to target women

Only half of online ad impressions served in the UK that were targeted at women actually ended up reaching them, according to a new analysis of 60,000 campaigns across 20 countries. Measurement firm Nielsen said that there was a 62% success hit rate for campaigns that targeted men in the UK, with the discrepancy even worse for campaigns that targeted … Continued

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Wolff Olins appoints Sairah Ashman as chief executive

Global creative consultancy Wolff Olins announced that it has promoted Sairah Ashman to chief executive officer. Ashman’s appointment follows 23 years with the company, and seven years as global chief operating officer. She succeeds Ije Nwokorie, who will remain with the company mentoring client teams.  

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Mindshare promotes Nilufar Fowler, to worldwide central chief executive at the Group M agency

As chief executive of Mindshare Worldwide Central , Nilufar will be responsible for running the agency’s global client teams. Ailsa Lochrie replaces Nilufar as global client leader for Team Unilever. Lochrie will now be responsible for WPP’s second biggest client account. Last month Unilever announced its marketing budget was likely up be up year on year after a decline in … Continued

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