DDB Worldwide named No. 2 “Most Creative Network”

There has always been something special about DDB and in particular, the Chicago office. From the moment, I walked through its doors, I knew I was in an agency that would influence me throughout my lifetime. Now the Cannes Lions know what I felt. DDB Worldwide came in second globally and was given multiple top … Continue reading “DDB Worldwide named No. 2 “Most Creative Network””

Jim Beam raises its whiskey to generations of family

This week, Jim Beam Bourbon unveiled its global “Raised Right” marketing campaign, which shares what the brand has learned from seven generations of family—how to treat a person, and how to make a whiskey. Created by new AOR adam&eveNY, titled “Celebration,” premiered in select U.S. markets—New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Lexington, Ky. and Louisville, … Continue reading “Jim Beam raises its whiskey to generations of family”

Ode to Elton John in new Christmas ad for John Lewis

The John Lewis holiday spot rewinds Elton John’s life to his childhood using 5 different actors to portray the singer The story, by creative agency adam&eveDDB, begins in present day and works backwards chronologically through Elton John’s life, right until the moment he received the special gift of his grandmother’s piano that changed his life … Continue reading “Ode to Elton John in new Christmas ad for John Lewis”

John Lewis and Waitrose explode with Epic Bohemian Rhapsody

Adam&Eve/DDB launch a brilliant joint brand campaign   DDB UK – The creative team at Adam&Eve/DDB have launched a brilliant joint brand campaign for UK retail giants, John Lewis and Waitrose with everyone’s favorite Bohemian Rhapsody.   Stores across the country will have new signs, bags, vans, and even a new slogan.   To announce … Continue reading “John Lewis and Waitrose explode with Epic Bohemian Rhapsody”

Burnett wins Samsung Visual Display creative

The Chicago-based agency is tasked with global brand positioning, integrated communications strategy, and creative   Leo Burnett announced July 30 it has been appointed as the lead agency solution for Samsung’s global Visual Display business, following a competitive pitch. Starcom will provide media planning and buying expertise, given its role as Samsung’s global media AOR. … Continue reading “Burnett wins Samsung Visual Display creative”

Omnicom wins “Holding Company of Year” at Cannes

137 agencies from approximately 34 countries won nearly 300 Lions across more than 25 communications disciplines. At the 65th annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Omnicom agencies were recognized for their excellence in terms of the quality, creativity and effectiveness of their work. Omnicom was named “Holding Company of the Year” based on the … Continue reading “Omnicom wins “Holding Company of Year” at Cannes”

DDB network claims a pride of Lions at Cannes

The concepts for “Exclusive the Rainbow” and “Trolling is Ugly” are worth the praise alone, but the executions are also exceptional.   So far this week, DDB and its specialty units have claimed a massive haul of awards at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. With Exclusive the Rainbow for Skittles and Trolling Is Ugly … Continue reading “DDB network claims a pride of Lions at Cannes”

Wendy Clark is the new Global President & CEO at DDB

Well, that didn’t take long. Omnicom Group Inc. President and CEO John Wren announced the appointment of Wendy Clark, who joined the agency in 2016, as President and CEO of DDB Worldwide. Clark succeeds Chuck Brymer who will assume the title of Chairman. Both roles are effective immediately. “After 12 terrific years as the head … Continue reading “Wendy Clark is the new Global President & CEO at DDB”