The blockheads at loggerheads

I am writing in response to your news analysis piece (Fisk’s plans ruffle industry’s feathers, MW October 9). Fearful staff and clumsy management: how common. Knocking initiative: how British. Industry egos: how futile. The result? Wasted time, money and energy. Where’s the learning?

Rachel Brushfield


Energise Brand Communications

London W6


Grey London wins £32m AOL work

Marketing Week

America Online UK has handed its £32m creative account to Grey London, following a nine-month pitch against Partners BDDH, WCRS and TBWA/London. Grey already holds the AOL creative account in Germany. Previous incumbent Mortimer Whittaker O’Sullivan (MWO) has been retained by AOL to advise Grey on the account and to work on special projects, while […]

Francke ousted in Boots restructure

Marketing Week

Boots marketing chief Ann Francke has been ousted in a restructure after less than a year in the job. Her departure comes in the middle of an advertising review that threatened WPP Group’s hold on the retailer’s £80m marketing services business. Former Procter & Gamble and Masterfoods marketer Francke, who joined Boots in February, was […]


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