WPP creates new brand experience agency VMLY&R

WPP creates new brand experience agency VMLY&R

WPP announced the creation of a new agency, VMLY&R, uniting two leading brands to deliver a contemporary, fully integrated digital and creative offering to clients on a global scale. VMLY&R’s proposition will combine brand experience and brand advertising, drawing on the complementary expertise of VML and Y&R to create connected brands that drive value for […]

Jason Xenopoulos promoted to Global Chief Vision Officer and CCO of VML EMEA

Jason Xenopoulos promoted to Global Chief Vision Officer and CCO of VML EMEA

VML has announced the promotion of Jason Xenopoulos to global chief vision officer and chief creative officer of VML EMEA. As chief vision officer, Xenopoulos will drive VML’s long-term vision and global positioning across VML’s global network, which spans 33 offices in 15 countries across six continents. As chief creative officer, EMEA, Xenopoulos will work […]

Another Silent Night: UN and Refugee Choir Re-Imagine Holiday Carol

Another Silent Night: UN and Refugee Choir Re-Imagine Holiday Carol

 This December, 32 young women stood in the heart of New York’s holiday festivities and performed a new take on the holiday classic, “Silent Night.” As people gathered for their performance in front of the Lotte New York Palace Hotel, they realised that the words to the familiar song had been changed with lyrics […]

Jon Sharpe announced as CEO of VML Europe

Jon Sharpe announced as CEO of VML Europe

VML has hired Jon Sharpe as CEO, Europe. Sharpe will focus on the growth of VML London, as well as oversee the agency’s European operations and future expansion throughout the continent. He will be based in VML’s London office where clients include brands such as Bridgestone, Colgate-Palmolive, the International Olympic Committee and PepsiCo. Sharpe will […]

Clear Channel International partners with the UN to raise awareness of civilian casualties during war

Clear Channel International partners with the UN to raise awareness of civilian casualties during war

Clear Channel International (CCI), one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, has partnered with the United Nations (UN), providing a wide variety of prime digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising space across 16 markets worldwide for the UN’s global humanitarian #NotATarget campaign. The campaign ran from the 16 to 19th August, and aims to tackle the […]

VML promotes Chris Wood to European role as Amanda Farmer takes over London leadership

VML promotes Chris Wood to European role as Amanda Farmer takes over London leadership

VML has promoted Chris Wood to Executive Director, Europe, and Amanda Farmer to Managing Director, London, as the agency expands its global operations. Chris has led VML’s London office for the past five years in his role as Managing Director, overseeing accounts such as Premier League, Whitbread, Xbox, Bridgestone and Virgin Active as the agency […]

Start 2014 with a Cleaner Social Life

Start 2014 with a Cleaner Social Life

Each day, millions of users are bombarded with social noise and clutter as a result of their past ‘likes’. VML & GPY&R teamed up with Colgate’s hero surface cleaning brand, Ajax, to create an easy solution for people to clean their social networking feeds. Called Ajax Social Wipes, it’s a new online tool that lets […]

Meet Robb Smigielski, the Creative Director for VML London

Meet Robb Smigielski, the Creative Director for VML London

WPP announced the appointment of Robb Smigielski as a Creative Director for VML London. Robb has joined the London team from VML in the US where he has been for the last 5 years. Robb will assume full creative leadership for the London office. Robb is highly awarded and has an outstanding creative reputation. He […]