Tom Kao is appointed as Publicis Groupe Hong Kong CEO

Tom Kao is appointed as Publicis Groupe Hong Kong CEO

Publicis Groupe announced that Tom Kao has been appointed as CEO of Publicis Groupe Hong Kong. In this new role, Tom Kao will be responsible for the 13 agencies under the Publicis Groupe Hong Kong umbrella, which include Publicis Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, Publicis.Sapient, Luminous, MSL, Digitas, Arc, Blue 449, Performics, Spark Foundry, […]

Publicis Media Exchange promotes Erica Taylor to Managing Director

Publicis Media Exchange promotes Erica Taylor to Managing Director

Publicis Media announced the promotion of Erica Taylor to the role of Managing Director, PMX UK. In her role, Taylor will oversee the group commercial trading and operational models across all business units.  Working closely with the trading leads in each of Publicis Media’s six agencies, Zenith, Starcom, Performics, Digitas, Spark Foundry and Blue 449, […]

Publicis Media aligns EMEA and APAC markets under unified leadership

Publicis Media aligns EMEA and APAC markets under unified leadership

Publicis Groupe announced a unified leadership structure across Publicis Media EMEA and APAC, with Gerry Boyle appointed to the role of CEO, Publicis Media EMEA and APAC. This role expands on Boyle’s current remit as CEO of Publicis Media APAC to include oversight of EMEA operations as well. Boyle will continue to report to Steve […]

Kristen Kelly appointed to EVP PM Precision for EMEA region at Publicis Media

Kristen Kelly appointed to EVP PM Precision for EMEA region at Publicis Media

Kristen Kelly has been appointed to the role of EVP, Publicis Media Precision, EMEA with immediate effect. Kelly is tasked with accelerating the growth of Publicis Media’s Precision capability across the EMEA region. She will oversee a centralised Precision team – providing agency teams access to expert data, technology capabilities and solutions – that will […]

Mark Tutssel Named Executive Chairman of Leo Burnett Worldwide

Mark Tutssel Named Executive Chairman of Leo Burnett Worldwide

Mark Tutssel was named executive chairman of Leo Burnett Worldwide. Rich Stoddart, currently president of Leo Burnett Worldwide, is leaving to pursue a new venture. In his new role, Tutssel will focus on creative excellence and growth, igniting the collective firepower of the global network on behalf of clients and leveraging the special culture of […]

Publicis Groupe appoint R/GA’s Nick Law as new chief creative officer

Publicis Groupe appoint R/GA’s Nick Law as new chief creative officer

Publicis Groupe announced that Nick Law has been hired as Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Groupe and President of Publicis Communications. As one of the industry’s most progressive creative leaders, the choice of Nick Law signals Publicis’ on-going commitment to creativity and technology at the service of marketing and business transformation. Nick’s mission will be to […]

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 […]