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CEO Dale Gall leaves MullenLowe

MullenLowe UK CEO Dale Gall is leaving after just 18 months in the hot seat, to be replaced by Jeremy Hine, a 20-year MullenLowe veteran. Gall, who came from then Lowe Group’s digital agency Profero, say he’s moving outside the industry. Dale is leaving to pursue other opportunities outside of the advertising industry, and is being replaced by Jeremy Hine, … Continued

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Craig Wildman joins 2Heads as global MD

Craig Wildman has joined brand experience agency 2Heads as global managing director. Craig comes with more than 20 years’ experience of financial, commercial, operational & client management, across the digital, PR, experiential and creative industries arena, most recently as Global COO at The Communications Store. In his role, Craig will have responsibility across all of the global offices to support … Continued

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Publicis Media EMEA CEO Iain Jacob to step down from role

Iain Jacob, chief executive at Publicis Media EMEA, has left the business to pursue opportunities outside of the company. Jacob, who has been with the company for 15 years, will stay through the end of May. Jacob oversaw the unification of all Publicis Groupe’s media agenices in a new operating unit, Publicis Media, at the start of 2016 as part … Continued

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New York agency Barton F. Graf announce Grey’s Caroline Winterton as its first female CEO

Barton F. Graf will have a new leader at the helm as Grey executive Caroline Winterton takes on the CEO role, becoming the first female chief executive in the agency’s history. Her predecessor and BFG co-founder Barney Robinson will depart along with fellow partner and chief strategy officer Laura Janness. Winterton said in a statement: “I couldn’t be more thrilled … Continued

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Dentsu Aegis appoints Pippa Glucklich as CEO of Amplifi UK

The previous CEO of Starcom UK, Pippa Glucklich, has been named the new boss of Amplifi UK – the innovation and investment arm of Dentsu Aegis Network. She will head Amplifi’s four divisions – investment, media partnerships, Amnet for programmatic and The Story Lab for branded content – with a team of about 350 staff. She will report to Matthew … Continued

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MediaCom scoops £425m Sky media account across Europe

After landing the account, estimated to be worth in excess of £400m, the WPP-owned agency will handle media buys in the UK and Ireland in addition to lead markets like Germany, Austria and Spain. It will work with Sky’s recently appointed marketing and corporate affairs chief Debbie Klein who joined from marcomms group Engine. The Sky win will be a … Continued

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VCCP Media appoints Peter Bennett as Chief Integration Officer

Peter will sit across the media company’s full range of specialisms including business, data, strategy plus the broadcast and digital implementation teams, as well as spearheading integration into the wider VCCP Group. Peter has more than 20 years agency experience at WCRS, Saatchi & Saatchi, Havas Media Group. Read more on VCCP Media website: http://www.vccpmedia.com/news/vccp-media-appoints-peter-bennett-chief-integration-officer/

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Shine Communications founder Rachel Bell has been appointed chair of Built Environment Communications Group

Shine Communications founder Rachel Bell has been appointed chair of BECG (Built Environment Communications Group), the agency created last year with Remarkable Group’s integration of HardHat. BECG – which recently rebranded from Remarkable Group – said Bell’s appointment was part of its pledge to support gender parity across the built environment sectors. BECG CEO Stephen Pomeroy said: “Rachel has an … Continued

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Irwin Gotlieb steps down as GroupM chair for WPP advisory post

Irwin Gotlieb is stepping down from his role as global chairman of media agency GroupM and will move into a senior advisory role at its parent company WPP. Gotlieb was GroupM’s first global CEO on its founding in 2003, and he transitioned to Global Chairman in 2012. Kelly Clark was named Global CEO of GroupM in 2016 and will continue … Continued

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