Bartle Bogle Hegarty has appointed American Stephen Harty to replace Cindy Gallop as chairman of its New York office.
Congratulations to Grant Duncan (MW August 11). He tells us ad agencies have to change their 1950s ways, adapt to multi-channel strategies and, what is more, that his agency has succeeded in this. With an open plan office to boot. This all appears very laudable, as does the “media neutral” stance adopted by many below-the-line […]
Masterfoods UK has chosen Fiona Dawson, vice-president of snack food for Europe, as managing director of the UK snack-food business. She replaces David Teasdale, who has been promoted to general manager of Masterfoods Japan (MW July 28).
Conran Design Group has devised the creative idea for Waterstone’s Christmas 2005 ad campaign. Beechwood will work alongside the agency to develop the campaign for television. The agencies worked on Waterstone’s Christmas 2004 campaign.
The car manufacturer’s UK marketing boss believes brands cannot and should not go dark during a recession, especially in the auto industry where long-term planning is key.
Budgets contracted at the fastest pace since the IPA Bellwether began more than 20 years ago, with all areas of marketing impacted.
The tech giant’s UK CMO Paul Bolt believes future success will be gained by staying “humble” and remaining optimistic about the challenges of a post-pandemic world.
PepsiCo may have cut its marketing spend during the coronavirus crisis, but it believes that has led it to “become better” at marketing as it focuses more on activities that generate higher ROI.