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WPP invests in VR/AR company Within Unlimited

WPP has made a strategic investment in Within Unlimited, the US-based virtual reality/augmented reality entertainment and technology company led by renowned film maker and music video director Chris Milk and technologist Aaron Koblin. Within creates...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

McCann London McCann London has further strengthened its management team with the appointment of Sheryl Marjoram as Managing Director. Marjoram joins from Saatchi & Saatchi where she was a Managing Partner, leading its Asda account - before this she...

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Group M merge MEC and Maxus in major shake-up

It was announced this week that Group M will merge both the global operations and teams of its MEC and Maxus agencies into a brand new agency, which has yet to be named. This currently nameless agency will be led by MEC's Global CEO, Tim Castree,...

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Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

DCT8 - McLaren London-based media agency DCT8 has won the European Regional Office account for the high-performance and luxury sports car manufacturer McLaren Automotive Ltd. DCT8 Ltd, a full-service, global media agency, won the account as a result...

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Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Ogilvy & Mather London - Sipsmith Ogilvy & Mather London has been appointed by London craft gin distiller, Sipsmith Independent Spirits, to work on strategic and creative projects for their hand crafted small batch London Dry Gin brand. Sipsmith...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

Grey London Grey London announced two important promotions this week. Wayne Brown, currently MD of GreyPOSSIBLE, has been appointed to the new role of COO, while Matt Tanter, currently head of planning, has been promoted to CSO. They will report to...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

Karmarama Karmarama has appointed Jamie Toward as Managing Partner for Content. Toward, who joins Karmarama from MEC, where he was Head of Content, will report to Jon Wilkins, Karmarama’s Executive Chairman, and will lead data-driven content,...

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WPP adds the Essence of digital advertising to its roster

As has been strongly rumoured, it’s been confirmed this week that WPP is buying a majority stake in Essence Digital, described by the company themselves as a leading global digital agency and the world’s biggest independent buyer of...