Unilever is trialling a new agency model which will see creative agency talent within a holding group integrated into a single team.
New advertising will account for a $24 billion investment this year.
Since the inception of the award in 2014, the pharma Grand Prix has only been awarded twice.
WPP's Read: We're focusing on collaboration, rather than 'collapsing' agency brands and restructuringJune 18, 2018
Mark Read has warned against "collapsing" too many WPP agency brands and said driving greater collaboration is more important than a "major restructuring".
Rishi Shah stepped down from the chief executive position five months ago amid fraud allegations.
In the week that former WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell faced claims of bullying behaviour and paying for a prostitute, the ad group will be breathing a sigh of relief after an AGM that avoided a showdown.
The WPP agency is hoping its reorganization results in more collaboration among health and wellness staffers.
WPP joint COO Mark Read has emailed all staff at the group to tell them to expect respect from their colleagues and announce a group-wide code of conduct review.
Martin Sorrell's reputation is under increasing fire from the press, with both the 'Financial Times' and the 'Daily Mail' using their front pages to air allegations about his conduct today.
WPP's unpublished investigation into its former chief executive Martin Sorrell's conduct examined whether he used company funds to pay a prostitute, according to reports.
Former JWT global chief executive Gustavo Martinez has departed WPP in a sign that the ad group's new leadership wants to draw a line under his controversial tenure.
As global advertisers cut their spending, should the agency world take a hard look in the mirror?
Investor pressure is likely to force WPP into selling Kantar, possibly along with other assets - which could open opportunities for Sir Martin Sorrell's new vehicle S4 Capital.
Guidemark Health CEO Michael Parisi explains to MM&M's Larry Dobrow why he embraces the current state of the partner-agency relationship.
Ogilvy is ditching Mather, introducing a new corporate identity and cementing months of streamlining with a simplified organizational structure that chief executive John Siefert says will "build a new model for our industry".
MM&M/Publicis Health's first Diversity Survey reveals some notable shifts to making the healthcare industry more inclusive, yet many agencies didn't feel like opening up about their diversity numbers.
The Quit Big Tobacco campaign from Vital Strategies is using HP's agency diversity push as a guide.
"Creativity in 2018 comes from everywhere" Cannes Lions' outgoing chairman says, describing what's new this year and how it differs from his first ever Cannes in 1986.
The former Publicis Groupe chief executive provides a word of advice (literally) to Sir Martin Sorrell on life "post-CEO", as well as the right time to retire and life with a beard.
The former WPP CEO is thought to be gearing up to acquire a new company which he will turn into a new marketing group.
Accenture has taken another big step into the agency space by launching a programmatic media planning and buying unit.
Nanobiosym hired the agency shortly after its proprietary technology was approved by the FDA.
Neera Chaudhary is global president of healthcare of Golin.
Becky Chidester is CEO of Wunderman Health.
Wendy Blackburn is EVP, marketing and communications of Intouch Solutions.
Wendy Lund is CEO of GCI Health.
A divisive figure, Sorrell's rise to the top of the ad industry was never dull. Here, we outline the key moments.
As WPP faces break-up calls in the wake of Sir Martin Sorrell's exit, the agency holding company model is under greater scrutiny than at any time since the 1980s.
Whether jurors will award a pharma Grand Prix, and whether US pharma will show up, are two open questions in the run-up to Lions Health.
Shields will serve as president of the Think Patients subsidiary firm.