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Fallon’s Gareth Collins to be new boss of Leo Burnett as two agencies ‘align’

Publicis Groupe is shunting its Fallon agency from Saatchi & Saatchi to Leo Burnett and announces the appointment of Gareth Collins, current CEO of Fallon London, to CEO of Leo Burnett. The two agencies will align, with Fallon moving into the Leo Burnett Kensington Village office by the end of the year. Collins has spent two years leading Fallon, overseeing … Continued

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Y&R London has revealed Paul Lawson to be its incoming chief executive.

Current Y&R London CEO Jon Sharpe, former innovation director of the WPP agency, is moving to European head of WPP digital agency VML. The Publicis Groupe agency’s staff were informed yesterday of Lawson’s departure. Lawson is leaving Leo Burnett London after 13 years and has been chief executive since being promoted from UK group managing director in 2011. He will … Continued

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Pippa Glucklich is to step down as UK chief executive of Starcom

After nearly five years, Pippa Glucklich, CEO Starcom UK, has decided to step down from her position and is leaving the Publicis-owned agency in December. Under Glucklich’s leadership, Starcom has strengthened its UK client base, winning Lidl’s £70m media account in 2015, as well as picking up significant international clients including Fiat Chrysler and Visa in the last year. Plans … Continued

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Partners Andrews Aldridge promotes Polly Jones to MD

Partners Andrews Aldridge managing partner Polly Jones has been appointed MD of the Engine-owned agency, in a move which completes the new management line-up following the departures of both founder Steve Aldridge and managing partner and new business chief Paul Vallois. Her promotion completes the agency’s management line-up, comprising chief executive Martin Nieri, executive creative director Aaron Goldring and chief … Continued

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Cohn & Wolfe New York Names Tom Reno Chief Operating Officer

Cohn & Wolfe New York have announced the appointment of Tom Reno as Chief Operating Officer, with responsibility for maximizing the depth and breadth of the agency’s talent and operations around the world. Based in New York, Reno will oversee IT, HR, legal and real estate functions as well as the operations side of acquisitions, reporting to Cohn & Wolfe … Continued

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Annette King, the chief executive of Ogilvy in the UK, has joined Publicis Groupe as UK CEO

Ogilvy UK chief executive Annette King has departed the advertising group after 18 years to become CEO of Publicis UK. The group’s chairman and chief for EMEA Paul O’Donnell will take on the role while a replacement is found. In  an internal memo to staff, Publicis Groupe boss Arthur Sadounn said : “In the role of CEO of Publicis Groupe … Continued

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TBWA\London Completes Management Team with Sara Tate as CEO

TBWA\London have announced that Sara Tate will be taking the helm of the agency as CEO. Sara joined Lucky Generals as a partner in March, shortly after the agency announced that it had sold a majority stake to TBWA Worldwide and would be operating within a new TBWA UK Group structure. The move completes the new senior management lineup at … Continued

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Publicis Groupe crown Steve King as new UK supremo

The rise of Steve King  at Publicis continues with news that Publicis Groupe have passed responsibility for entire UK business to Steve King. In his new role, King’s UK responsibilities will span the four solution hubs, Publicis Communications, Publicis Media, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Health. He will look to encourage the different businesses to work together more closely on client briefs. … Continued

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Wunderman promotes Stephan Pretorius to UK group CEO

WPP digital agency Wunderman has appointed Stephan Pretorius to the position of UK group chief executive. As well as Wunderman London, Pretorius will also manage Acceleration, Burrows, Cognifide, Fusepump, Salmon, and Possible. One of Pretorius’s priorities will be to offer clients a seamless array of services across Wunderman’s constituent businesses, from digital strategy, events, ecommerce, content, marketing technology and digital … Continued

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