WPP names Karen Blackett as first UK country manager

WPP names Karen Blackett as first UK country manager

WPP has appointed Karen Blackett to the newly created position of UK country manager. In an internal memo to staff, Sir Martin Sorrell said Blackett – currently chairwoman of MediaCom UK – will focus on WPP’s core strategic priority of horizontality, ensuring that the group’s companies “work together effectively and present a seamlessly integrated and […]

Ford teams up with Oath and Mindshare to unlock the secrets behind mental performance

Ford teams up with Oath and Mindshare  to unlock the secrets behind mental performance

 Ford has teamed up with global media technology company Oath and global media agency network Mindshare, part of WPP, to carry out a ground-breaking new study that explores the brain as the next frontier in performance. The study was filmed, with video content created using insights from Oath’s media platforms and distributed across its […]

BrandZ Reveal Top 50 Most Valuable UK Brands

BrandZ Reveal Top 50 Most Valuable UK Brands

The first annual ranking of the BrandZ™ Top 50 Most Valuable UK Brands has been announced today by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown. The list includes some of the most famous brands in the world, and reflects the UK’s role as a centre for financial services, energy exploration and communications. Many of these brands are incredibly strong and enduring. […]

Independent research firm names Mirum a ‘Contender’ in 2017 report for search marketing agencies

Independent research firm names Mirum a ‘Contender’ in 2017 report for search marketing agencies

Mirum is proud to announce that it’s been named a Contender in The Forrester Wave: Search Marketing Agencies Q4 2017 Report for the first time. Forrester noted that Mirum brands itself as a “borderless agency,” which means it is globally connected and collaborative…”, which they support. Mirum received its highest scores in the performance, number […]

Mindshare UK Partners With ENACTUS to Help Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals as it Celebrates its Twentieth Birthday

Mindshare UK Partners With ENACTUS to Help Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals as it Celebrates its Twentieth Birthday

Mindshare, the global media agency network that is part of WPP, is celebrating its 20th birthday by partnering with ENACTUS to power the next generation of leaders to address the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ENACTUS is dedicated to inspiring university students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action. It is the world’s largest experiential […]

Marcoms M&A on the rise in Western Europe

Marcoms M&A on the rise in Western Europe

New research has shown that marcoms agencies in Western Europe (excluding the UK) are becoming increasingly attractive to global buyers, bucking the overall trend of falling deal volumes. A quarter (25%) of all industry M&A deals in Q1-Q3 this year involved targets in the region, compared to only 19% over the same period in 2016, […]

Wunderman London promotes Pip Hulbert to CEO and completes bolstered management line-up

Wunderman London promotes Pip Hulbert to CEO and completes bolstered management line-up

Wunderman London, a WPP company and leading global digital agency, celebrates “a year of solid growth” with a strengthened management line-up and a fresh appointment after being awarded major accounts from BT, EE and Samsung as well as achieving substantial client growth across the agency’s portfolio. Having joined the agency in 2013, Pip Hulbert steps […]

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