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2010-12-10 00:00:39

M&A firm advises integrated healthcare marketing services firm in acquisition; KBM Group's parent company, Wunderman is part of Young & Rubicam Brands and a member of WPP New York, NY (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 M&A firm AdMedia Partners today announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Marketing Direct, Inc. (MDI), a leading provider of integrated marketing services to the healthcare industry, in its acquisition by KBM Group. KBM Group's parent company, Wunderman is...

2010-06-26 16:51:00

CANNES, France, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing strategy to enhance the creative reputation and overall business performance of venerable content giant Young & Rubicam, global chief creative officer Tony Granger and global chief executive Hamish McLennan have announced the agency's best performance in the history of the Y&R's participation in the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival 2010. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100626/NY27246 )...

2010-06-14 16:28:00

NEW YORK, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Young & Rubicam (http://yr.com) was named Agency Network of the Year by the New York Festivals, an International Awards Group (IAG) company honoring creative communications throughout the world for 52 years. The award was announced on June 12 at the 2010 International Advertising Awards in Shanghai, China. "This is exciting news for us," said Tony Granger, Global Chief Creative Officer of Young & Rubicam. "We have been bolstering our creative...

2010-05-21 15:03:00

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Young & Rubicam (http://yr.com) was named Network of the Year by the Art Directors Club (http://adcglobal.org), the premier organization for creatives in integrated media. The award was announced this week at the ADC 89th Annual Awards gala, held at the SVA Theatre at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Commenting on the win, Young & Rubicam's Global Chief Creative Officer, Tony Granger, said: "We're thrilled to receive this award honoring the...

2010-03-30 14:00:00

NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Young & Rubicam's Chairman and CEO, Hamish McLennan, announced today that Matthew Godfrey would join the agency in May as President of Young & Rubicam Asia, based in the network's headquarters in Singapore. He succeeds Ambar Brahmachary who, after completing three years in the role, is now exploring newer challenges within WPP. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100330/NY78804) Godfrey has spent the past four years as CEO and COO...

2010-02-18 07:00:00

GLENDORA, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- SWIRE, an evolved marketing communications agency, today announced that Chris Palmisano has joined the company as vice president of client solutions. Palmisano will be responsible for business development as well as building and growing SWIRE's newly-opened New York office. "Having an industry veteran like Chris on our team significantly expands our ability to serve clients through our evolved, harmonized approach to marketing," said Zack Swire,...

2010-02-09 13:38:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- OgilvyOne announced today that Phil Buehler is joining the agency as Director of Experience Planning, and will partner with OgilvyOne Managing Director Harvey Kipnis and OgilvyOne Executive Creative Director Mat Zucker. He will report to Colin Mitchell, Joint Worldwide Planning Director of Ogilvy. Buehler joins OgilvyOne from Euro RSCG Worldwide where he was Chief Market Scientist, a role in which he oversaw the design and implementation of the agency's...

2009-07-21 10:00:00

VENICE, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the highly successful film "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" (DreamWorks/Paramount Pictures in association with Hasbro), two major agencies worked together to create a new television and in-cinema spot to promote LG Mobile Phones' Versa as part of a national campaign in support of the film. While the blockbuster film continues to break box office records around the world, the LG campaign offers fans an amusing take on the...

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