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Webber Shandwick UK boosts public affairs bench strength with hire of new Managing Director Anthony Marlowe

Anthony Marlowe is to join Weber Shandwick’s UK public affairs team in the newly created role of Managing Director, Public Affairs, with a brief to grow the firm’s political and government relations practice. He joins from Edelman, where he was Deputy Managing Director for Public Affairs. He will report to Rachel Friend, UK CEO (pictured), and will work alongside Jon … Continued

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Merkle has appointed Margaret Wagner to the new role of executive vice president, growth officer for EMEA.

Merkle EMEA has rapidly expanded to 1,300 employees, with 14 offices across five countries, since its first major European acquisition in 2015. It is continuing to aggressively build its offering in the region to help brands practice people-based marketing (PBM). In this new role, Wagner will be responsible for driving strategic leadership of new and existing clients. This will include … Continued

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ISBA calls for publishers to provide 100% viewable ad buys

Speaking at the ISBA Annual Conference today, Director General Phil Smith announced that ISBA was adopting a new viewability standard calling for advertisers to be given the facility to buy digital display at 100% in view. The current Media Rating Council (MRC) guideline is 50% in view. ISBA recognises that different advertisers have different needs and that every advertiser should … Continued

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Wavemaker Supports Female Development with Women@Wavemaker Launch

Wavemaker announces the launch of its new programme Women@Wavemaker, that will focus on supporting and empowering female employees. Aimed at addressing the many challenges female employees may face in their careers, the initiative, comprising of both men and women, will find ways to support and solve these challenges, delivering solutions that pioneer the future of the working environment and aim … Continued

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Three Former Midas PR Players Form Colour PR, a New Agency in London

Three former members of Midas PR’s senior team have launched Colour PR, a new London-based agency catering for the creative, entertainment and leisure sectors. Founding directors Daniel Freeman, Zekra Rahman and Liz Mallett will use their combined 30 years’ experience in PR, journalism and marketing to work with consumer and B2B brands in the arts, culture, entertainment, publishing, food and … Continued

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You & Mr Jones acquires controlling stake in Gravity Road

Brandtech group You & Mr Jones, the group founded by the former Havas Worldwide chief executive David Jones, has announced the acquisition of a 51% stake in Gravity Road In this acquisition, Gravity Road will become a content and innovation hub for You & Mr Jones, further enhancing the ‘brandtech’ group’s capabilities worldwide. As part of the deal the agency, … Continued

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Andrew Peake promoted to VCCP CEO in management restructure.

VCCP has looked within its own ranks to restructure its leadership team with the announcement of a new management line-up. Michael Sugden (currently CEO of VCCP) will become CEO of the VCCP Partnership. He will be responsible for ensuring the component parts of the Partnership continue to deliver world class integrated communications in addition to growing our integrated experience capabilities. … Continued

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Golin reveals reverse gender pay gap figures

Golin UK has published figures detailing a reverse gender pay gap at the agency, meaning women at the firm are paid more. The agency reveals a gender pay gap in favour of women with the mean hourly gender pay gap at -3.77% and the median hourly pay gap at -4.62%. This is in part due to the key senior roles … Continued

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The Martin Agency Doubles Number of Women on Its Executive Committee

The Martin Agency announced the remainder of its executive management team on the heels of Kristen Cavallo being named Chief Executive Officer and Karen Costello’s promotion to Chief Creative Officer. “Today we doubled the representation of female leaders on the executive committee to give men and women equal opportunity for success,” said Cavallo. “Gender discrimination isn’t an HR issue. It’s … Continued

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