Pete Edwards named Chief Executive Officer of Spark Foundry in the UK

Edwards succeeds Lindsay Turner who is stepping down from her role

Pete Edwards named Chief Executive Officer of Spark Foundry in the UK

Publicis Media has today announced the appointment of Pete Edwards as Chief Executive Officer of Spark Foundry UK. Edwards will lead the agency as it continues to drive growth and innovation for its clients, and will report directly to Sue Frogley, Chief Executive Officer, Publicis Media UK.  Edwards joined the agency in June 2019 as […]

Spark Foundry UK Strengthens Its Leadership Team with New Head of Performance Hire

Spark Foundry UK Strengthens Its Leadership Team with New Head of Performance Hire

Spark Foundry, the Publicis Media agency that brings heat to brands, has announced today the hire of Oliver Wood as its Head of Performance.    Following the recent integration of Blue 449 into Spark Foundry at the start of this year, the entrepreneurial agency brings in the New Year by welcoming a fresh face to the leadership team. As a senior digital marketing and performance media specialist with over 18 years’ experience, Wood will be managing Spark Foundry’s PPC, SEO, Paid Social […]

Marriott International Plays on the Senses to Inspire Consumers to Plan A Holiday

Marriott International Plays on the Senses to Inspire Consumers to Plan A Holiday

Publicis Media’s bespoke client model Marriott 1 Media (M1M), has launched a new campaign for Marriott International using scented out of home and dynamic technology, tapping into moments when people are looking for escape from daily life. Kicking off today – Blue Monday – the day labelled as ‘the most depressing day of the year’, […]

Publicis Media Appoints Mandy Rayment As Director Of Communications For The UK

Publicis Media Appoints Mandy Rayment As Director Of Communications For The UK

Publicis Media today announces the appointment of Mandy Rayment as Director of Communications for the UK. In her role, Rayment will be responsible for leading all internal and external communications for Publicis Media and its agencies, which includes Digitas, Performics, Spark Foundry, Starcom and Zenith. She joins from Dentsu Aegis Network and brings a wealth […]

Channel 4 announces new sponsor and brand partner for Made in Chelsea

Channel 4 announces new sponsor and brand partner for Made in Chelsea

Channel 4 announced a new commercial deal for Made in Chelsea in 2019 including sponsorship from Sensodyne UK and a brand partnership with online fashion retailer, Never Fully Dressed. The sponsorship deal with Sensodyne, a GlaxoSmithKline Healthcare (UK) brand, was secured between 4Sales and Publicis Media Agency. It will run across all series in 2019 as […]

Publicis Media appoints Grace Blue’s Julie Jeantet to lead Executive Search practice

Publicis Media appoints Grace Blue’s Julie Jeantet to lead Executive Search practice

Publicis Media has hired Grace Blue’s senior partner Julie Jeantet to set up and lead an executive search practice across EMEA. Jeantet, who will be based out of London, will also continue to build on the existing in-house leadership talent acquisition expertise of Publicis Groupe to enhance a world-class offering for leaders and senior candidates. […]

Spark Foundry creates pop-up podcast mini-series: Her Hustle to celebrate International Women’s Day

Spark Foundry creates pop-up podcast mini-series: Her Hustle to celebrate International Women’s Day

Spark Foundry announced a pop-up podcast mini-series to celebrate International Women’s Day – Her Hustle. The mini-series was created in keeping with this year’s International Women’s Day theme, #BalanceForBetter, by talking to five influential women about their side hustles and how they manage to balance this with other parts of their lives, whether it be […]

Lauren Hanrahan appointed CEO of Zenith US, Moxie and MRY

Lauren Hanrahan appointed CEO of Zenith US, Moxie and MRY

Publicis Media has announced the appointment of Lauren Hanrahan to the role of CEO of Zenith US, Moxie and MRY. In this remit, she will be responsible for delivering transformation to Zenith’s world-class roster of clients, accelerating the growth of the agency, and inspiring a high-performance culture where people love to work. Based in New […]

Pampers release latest #ThankYouMidwife ad featuring Paloma Faith

Pampers release latest #ThankYouMidwife ad featuring Paloma Faith

 Pampers, together with Publicis Groupe (Saatchi & Saatchi London, MSL Group and Publicis Media) have launched their latest advert in the #ThankYouMidwife series, honouring the relentless work of Midwives over the Christmas period. This latest instalment includes an original recording of ‘Silent Night’ by Brit Award-winner and mum-of-one, Paloma Faith featuring the #ThankYouMidwife Choir, […]

Publicis Media UK to introduce radical new way of working for 2,500 employees

Publicis Media UK to introduce radical new way of working for 2,500 employees

Publicis Media will introduce a more agile and flexible working culture across the company’s agency brands and practices from April next year. The move will revolutionise the working day for all employees and will become effective following Publicis Media’s move to Television Centre in White City. The company’s Next Generation Board (NGB) were tasked by […]