Publicis Groupe Salutes Cannes Lions’ initiative and reconfirms its participation from 2019 Onwards

Publicis Groupe Salutes Cannes Lions’ initiative and reconfirms its participation from 2019 Onwards

Following their announcement of pulling out of all awards program until 2018 at Cannes, Publicis Groupe have now revealed they are pleased with the changes the Cannes Lions Festival has made in order to ‘course correct’ and bring their focus back to creativity. “As a founding partner of the Cannes Lions and a strong supporter of its goal of […]

Leaked emails reveal WPP’s plan to pull out of Eurobest and could also leave Cannes in 2018

Leaked emails reveal WPP’s plan to pull out of Eurobest and could also leave Cannes in 2018

One of the biggest news out of 2017’s Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity didn’t concern any dazzling campaigns but, rather, Publicis Groupe’s announcement that it would forbid all of its agencies from entering Cannes or any other awards shows next year. Now, WPP, the world’s largest holding group, has continued its threats to follow suit […]

Publicis Groupe builds the first professional assistant platform powered by AI and machine learning

Publicis Groupe builds the first professional assistant platform powered by AI and machine learning

Publicis Groupe Chairman & CEO, Arthur Sadoun, announced the next step of The Power of One, initiated in 2015 by Maurice Lévy, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Publicis Groupe. After the acquisition of Sapient with its world-class technology expertise, and after having broken the barriers between our different entities to form Solution hubs, Publicis […]

Publicis Groupe and Alibaba announce China Uni marketing partnership

Publicis Groupe and Alibaba announce China Uni marketing partnership

Reinforcing the organization’s commitment to leadership in digital, data and technology, Publicis Groupe launched a partnership with Alibaba bringing benefit to the clients of Publicis Media, Publicis Communications and Publicis.Sapient. Alibaba’s Uni Marketing framework is a complete product portfolio powered by data that enables brands to have control of brand building across the Alibaba ecosystem in […]

Rufus Leonard appoints Rosanna Covacich to senior strategy role

Independent agency Rufus Leonard has boosted its strategy team with the appointment of Rosanna Covacich as brand strategy director. Previously strategic client director at MSL Group, the Publicis Groupe integrated design and PR agency, Covacich has significant experience in both brand and digital strategy. Reporting to Laurence Parkes, Rufus Leonard’s chief strategy officer, Covacich joins […]

Unicef uses Twitter to mark World Water Day with interactive #H20Filter push

Unicef uses Twitter to mark World Water Day with interactive #H20Filter push

Unicef France has created a unique interactive Twitter campaign titled #H20Filter to mark World Water Day (22 March). As part of its wider ‘Water Challenges’ initiative, the charity wants to raise awareness around the fact that many individuals around the world are unable to access clean water. As such, it’s created a Twitter tool which allows individuals […]

Publicis Groupe rolls out Publicis Communications, Mark Tutssel to head the global creative board

Publicis Groupe rolls out Publicis Communications, Mark Tutssel to head the global creative board

Following the announcement of a more unified structure and services in December, Publicis Communications, a part of Publicis Groupe’s “Power of One” model is now up and running. Under Publicis Communications are the global creative networks – Publicis Worldwide, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, and BBH, production company Prodigious, and specialized communications network, MSLGROUP. This […]

Razorfish CEO Tom Adamski Passes Away Aged 43

Razorfish CEO Tom Adamski Passes Away Aged 43

Tom Adamski, who served as global chief executive officer of Publicis Groupe‘s Razorfish Global network for less than one year, has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 43 years old. Shannon Denton, the Razorfish veteran and North American CEO, stepped up to serve as interim global chief when Adamski began receiving treatment. […]

Publicis merger a bad deal for Omnicom shareholders, says Sorrell

Publicis merger a bad deal for Omnicom shareholders, says Sorrell

Sir Martin Sorrell has poured cold water on the so-called “merger of equals” between rival agencies Omnicom and Publicis Groupe, which was announced on July 28, questioning the value to the former’s shareholders. Speaking on the ‘Today’ programme on BBC Radio 4, Sorrell questioned the value to Omnicom shareholders, who will receive 50 per cent […]