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2014-09-25 08:25:39

Move strengthens agency's leadership across U.S. client teams NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carat, the industry's fastest growing global media agency, today announced that it has promoted Chief Strategy Officer Michael Epstein to the role of Chief Client Officer U.S. In his new role, Epstein will oversee all of the U.S. client teams across Carat's offices in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Epstein will retain oversight of the...

2014-09-22 08:25:15

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ogilvy & Mather CEO Miles Young promoted Christopher Graves, currently global CEO Ogilvy Public Relations, to the role of Chairman, Ogilvy PR and Stuart Smith, currently Regional CEO EAME, to Global CEO Ogilvy PR, effective immediately. In making the announcement, Young said, "As the discipline of public relations continues rapidly to evolve and unlock big, fresh opportunities, we need to adapt our management structure accordingly....

2014-09-22 04:21:12

AppNexus to Acquire Open AdStream® Ad Serving Platform from Xaxis; WPP Will Take Equity Stake in AppNexus with $25 Million Investment NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WPP, Xaxis and AppNexus announced today a strategic transaction that will augment AppNexus' position as the industry's largest independent ad technology company. Under the terms of the agreement, AppNexus will acquire Xaxis' premium ad-serving technology, Open AdStream® (OAS), now known as Xaxis For...

2014-09-22 00:20:55

Global Survey Tests Attitudes from Main Street to the Executive Suite about Corporations and Business Leaders ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. & NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, and Burson-Marsteller, a global strategic communications firm, unveiled the results of the CNBC/Burson-Marsteller Corporate Perception Indicator: A Global Survey from Main Street to the Executive Suite. Exclusively for this sweeping report, research firm Penn Schoen Berland...

2014-09-16 08:27:28

Agency's Balanced Work/Life Integration Policies Considered Major Step Forward for Working Mothers NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine today named Ogilvy & Mather North America as one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are...

2014-09-15 23:06:22

Move extends company's clinical, real-world research and health outcomes capabilities New York, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Kantar Health, a leading global healthcare consulting firm, has acquired Evidências, an industry leader in evidence-based, health management services in Brazil. Known for its strong scientific reputation, Evidências works with all segments of the Brazilian healthcare market, including health insurers, government bodies, hospitals and providers, and...

2014-09-15 16:24:27

Ashley Mackel and Daniel Marin Nominated for RISING STAR and INNOVATOR Awards NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogilvy & Mather North America is pleased to announce the special recognition of two employees for the 8(th) Annual ADCOLOR® Awards. The ADCOLOR® awards honor hardworking individuals in the advertising, marketing and entertainment industries, who strive to establish diversity within their professions. Nominee finalists, Ashley Mackel and Daniel Marin were...

2014-09-08 23:04:13

Dynamic Signal selected for its power advocacy marketing, content curation and distribution San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Dynamic Signal, the market leading advocacy platform for real-time content sourcing, management, and amplification, announced today that it has been selected by Mindshare North America, a WPP company, to be an Action Partner of Mindshare North America’s THE LOOP, the agency’s real-time content, curation and distribution platform. “We are...

2014-09-04 23:05:57

Best-In-Class Social Operating Platform Drives Real-Time Marketing Success (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Unified, provider of award-winning marketing cloud technology, today announced that it has been selected as an Action Partner in THE LOOP, Mindshare North America’s Adaptive Marketing System. THE LOOP operates in real-time to fuse brands into culturally dominant moments that are most relevant to their audiences. Mindshare clients can now leverage the Unified Social Operating Platform...

2014-09-04 12:29:44

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide Chief Creative Officer Tham Khai Meng announced today the appointment of César Agost Carreño, Vice President of Creative at Ogilvy & Mather Mexico, to O&M's Worldwide Creative Council. Tham, the Chairman of O&M's Worldwide Creative Council, noted, "You don't get to the Council simply by being good. You have to be great and consistently so. It takes a special person to fit in and deliver, to keep the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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