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2014-01-28 12:29:27

MOVE DESIGNED TO BRING GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE AND INNOVATION TO FAST-EVOLVING U.S. AND LATAM HEALTH MARKETS NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amar Urhekar, a veteran of the Global McCann Health network, has been promoted to the newly-created position of President, McCann Health Americas, it was announced today by John Cahill, global CEO of McCann Health. Urhekar most recently served as McCann Health's Executive VP based in Singapore, leading its Asia Pacific network of 14 offices...

2014-01-27 16:24:00

Chioma Aduba Joins As New Business Group Director for McCann's NY Agency NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex Lubar, who joined McCann Erickson as CMO of its North American region, has been promoted to Global CMO of McCann Worldgroup, a new position, effective immediately. In a related move, Chioma Aduba is joining McCann's flagship New York agency, from Grey, as New Business Group Director. Harris Diamond, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McCann Worldgroup, said:...

2014-01-24 12:23:06

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global public relations firms, has won The Holmes Report 2014 In2 SABRE Award for "Most Innovative Agency - Digital/Integrated" for Mediaco, the firm's brand publishing unit that provides an end-to-end solution helping brands become full-scale media networks. The first-ever series of In2 SABRE Awards by The Holmes Report was created to honor the best content and engagement work in North America,...

2014-01-21 12:25:57

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brandon Agency and Wilson Lass today announced that The Brandon Agency has acquired Colorado-based Wilson Lass and will operate the agency in Breckenridge under the name Wilson Lass Brandon. The acquisition is a result of The Brandon Agency seeking opportunities to grow beyond the East Coast and Wilson Lass' desire to broaden its scope of in-house resources. With its new partner agency, and recent acquisition of Ohio-based...

2014-01-09 16:23:46

McCann's 'Truth About Privacy' Study Also Finds Concerns About Bullying Are Shifting Social Media Behavior Among Youth LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. consumer attitudes and behavior related both to data sharing and social media oversharing have shifted significantly just within the last two years, according to a newly released "Truth About Privacy" study conducted by McCann Worldgroup. This "pendulum swing" is occurring across the board generationally, but is most pronounced...

2014-01-06 08:24:29

Rob Reilly Joins McCann Worldgroup as Global Creative Chairman NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has hired Rob Reilly as Global Creative Chairman, and promoted Linus Karlsson to Creative Chairman of Commonwealth, the McCann Worldgroup agency dedicated to the global Chevrolet account. Also, Andreas Dahlqvist has been named Chief Creative Officer of Commonwealth and President of the McCann Creative Leadership Council. Karlsson and...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'