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The Mission Marketing Group has named James Clifton as Group CEO, stepping up from agency Big Dog

James will take responsibility for “leading and building the Mission brand through its next phase of growth and delivering sustainable shareholder value”. James has already held a number of leadership roles at themission. He was founder of balloon dog, then Chair of bigdog and Pathfindr, before overseeing our entire Integrated Agencies Business Unit. Now he will take responsibility for all … Continued

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Chris Pearce joins MRM McCann London as CEO

MRM McCann London has named the former TMW Unlimited head Chris Pearce as chief executive. Pearce will replace Olly Foot, who has spent three years at the helm of MRM McCann and a total of 17 years there and at the agencies that preceded it. He will work closely with Nicky Bullard, chairwoman and chief creative officer of MRM//McCann London … Continued

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Gareth Collins named CEO of McGarryBowen UK

Gareth Collins has joined Mcgarrybowen UK from Leo Burnett UK and Fallon as chief executive. Collins has almost 20 years’ experience working at creative agencies and joins McGarryBowen from Leo Burnett and Fallon, where he was UK CEO across both Publicis Groupe agencies. He takes over from Jason Gonsalves who left the agency last December. Collins said “I am so … Continued

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Ogilvy UK Announces Helen Matthews As Chief People Officer

Today, Ogilvy UK appoints Helen Matthews to the newly created position of Chief People Officer. In her role, Helen will serve as the guardian of the agency’s employee experience, ensuring Ogilvy UK has the right offering and culture in place to attract, nurture and grow the best talent across the industry. She also joins the agency’s leadership team, partnering with and … Continued

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TBWA\London appoints Grey London’s Katie Jackson as managing director

Jackson will join TBWA in April reporting directly to TBWA\London’s CEO, Sara Tate, and working closely alongside Michele Gilson Jackson will take overall responsibility for client services and operational excellence. CEO, Sara Tate, said: “It’s taken a year to find a world-class suit who compliments my background as a strategist but also has the hustle and disruptive spirit that embodies … Continued

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Anna Panczyk Named CEO Of Grey London

Grey London has promoted Anna Panczyk from chief executive of Grey Poland to lead the group’s London operation. She joins recently-appointed creative chairman Adrian Rossi who joined in December from AMV BBDO. Panczyk replaces Leo Rayman who is now head of new venture Grey Consulting. Michael Houston, Worldwide CEO of Grey Group said “Anna has been a prime mover in … Continued

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Superunion names BBH’s Holly Maguire as UK managing director

Holly Maguire joins Superunion London as UK Managing Director to drive the growth of its UK business. Holly will be responsible for managing key client relationships with the likes of Coca-Cola, IAG, Nestlé, Tesco and Vodafone, and building the success of Superunion since its launch in January 2018. Holly Maguire joins Superunion from BBH where she was Managing Partner. Prior … Continued

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JCDecaux UK’s CEOs to step down

JCDecaux’s joint UK chief executives Philip Thomas and Spencer Berwin are to step down from the helm of the out of home advertising company after three years. Chris Collins, the managing director of JCDecaux UK’s rail and retail Divisions, and Dallas Wiles, the chief commercial officer will be promoted as their replacements. Chris Collins said “This is an incredible time … Continued

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Zoe Crowther becomes first managing partner at Red Brick Road

Leo Burnett’s Zoe Crowther has joined Red Brick Road as its first managing partner. Crowther has been marketing and new business director at Leo Burnett since 2015 and was on the management team. During her tenure, the agency won accounts including Betfair, Butlin’s and Kingfisher. At Red Brick Road, Crowther will be responsible for clients including Hillarys and lead both … Continued

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