McCann Worldgroup makes a Powers move

McCann Worldgroup today announced it has promoted Suzanne Powers to Global President McCann Worldgroup & CSO. Powers will expand her global responsibilities to drive the McCann Worldgroup brand and business both inside and outside the organization. This includes continuing to cultivate best-in-class work while driving the cultural and business transformation necessary to modernize all of the offerings for clients and … Continue reading “McCann Worldgroup makes a Powers move”

McCann named ‘Network of Year’ at 2020 Webbys

McCann Worldgroup announced today that it has been named Network of the Year by the 2020 Webby Awards. This marks the first time in the network’s history that it has received this recognition. The Webby Awards, known as the “Internet’s highest honor,” are presented annually by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). … Continue reading “McCann named ‘Network of Year’ at 2020 Webbys”

Coca-Cola and McCann react to social distancing

Brands continue to react to the new edict of social distancing due to the rampant spread of the normal coronavirus COVID-19. Yesterday, we showed you how McDonald’s separated its golden arches in a show of support for the action. Today, we have Argentina’s Mercado McCann with their effort for client Coca-Cola. The brand used a … Continue reading “Coca-Cola and McCann react to social distancing”

Burger King, McCann take top honors at 2019 Clios

Singing vaginas. Whopper detours. McCann, New York. Barbie. Answer is – what won last night at the 2019 Clio Awards? Burger King’s smart as hell “Whopper Detour,” from FCB New York won the Grand Clio in two categories, Digital/Mobile and Direct. Andy Cohen hosted the event at The Manhattan Center in New York City. The … Continue reading “Burger King, McCann take top honors at 2019 Clios”

McCann Worldgroup named 2019 Network of the Year

McCann Worldgroup was named Network of the Year at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The global agency group, which won a total of 73 Lions representing creative work from across its disciplines and all of its regions, was also named at the weeklong Festival as the Healthcare Network of the Year for … Continue reading “McCann Worldgroup named 2019 Network of the Year”

McCann NY gives us stark reminder about gun violence

We’re all aware of Generation X, Generation Y, Generation Z, The Pepsi Generation. Now McCann NY and March for Our Lives wants to introduce us to “Generation Lockdown.” It is estimated that 95% of school kids — some as young as five — are now trained on what to do during an active shooter situation … Continue reading “McCann NY gives us stark reminder about gun violence”

‘NY Times Mag’ & McCann NY lead ADC Award noms

The New York Times Magazine and McCann New York lead the way with 20 finalist entries each in the global ADC 98th Annual Awards, as announced today by The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design. The number of entries for the ADC 98th Annual Awards … Continue reading “‘NY Times Mag’ & McCann NY lead ADC Award noms”

BBDO NY & McCann NY lead One Show shortlist

BBDO New York, McCann New York and Droga5 have the most work on the early deadline shortlist for The One Show 2019 awards, according to The One Club for Creativity. US agencies and brands have 334 shortlisted entries, the most of any country. BBDO New York leads the way with 113 shortlisted entries, including 19 … Continue reading “BBDO NY & McCann NY lead One Show shortlist”

Columbia Sportswear selects McCann as global AOR

Integrated marketing team includes 215 McCann, UM and Weber Shandwick Columbia Sportswear has selected McCann Worldgroup as its global agency of record for marketing services for the Columbia brand. Today’s announcement follows a competitive review, and the new partnership will help drive Columbia’s efforts in the creative, media, and public relations landscapes. The McCann Worldgroup … Continue reading “Columbia Sportswear selects McCann as global AOR”

McCann recognized as most-innovative agency by Adweek

Wins the top Gravity Award and most honors at Adweek’s Project Isaac Awards   McCann has been recognized as the most innovative agency at Adweek’s 2018 Project Isaac Awards, receiving both the most awards in total and the best-in-show Gravity Award for National Geographic’s “Astronaut Reality Helmet.” This is the second time in three years … Continue reading “McCann recognized as most-innovative agency by Adweek”

McCann promotes Chris Macdonald And Nannette Dufour

(NEW YORK – 3 MAY 2018) – McCann Worldgroup today announced it has named Chris Macdonald and Nannette Dufour to new leadership positions. Macdonald has been promoted to President, Advertising & Allied Agencies, and Dufour to President, Global Clients & Business Leadership. Harris Diamond, Chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup, said, “Nannette and Chris will work … Continue reading “McCann promotes Chris Macdonald And Nannette Dufour”

Chevrolet delivers heart-warming holiday spot

Accomplished visual director Joshua Kissi delivers a nostalgic :60 TV spot and a 5-minute short film for Chevrolet reinforcing connections people share among family, community, and of course, their car. This year’s holiday spot, created by agency partner, Commonwealth//McCann and titled “Mrs. Hayes,” aired during NFL football on Thanksgiving. Chief Marketing Officer at Chevrolet Steve Majoros … Continue reading “Chevrolet delivers heart-warming holiday spot”

AAF, IHeartMedia launch podcast series

The American Advertising Federation (AAF), the “unifying voice for advertising,” announced today the launch of a new podcast series – Future Legends of Advertising – co-produced by iHeartMedia and Known.  The podcast is being launched on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the AAF Advertising Hall of Achievement (AHOA) and will pair advertising luminaries … Continue reading “AAF, IHeartMedia launch podcast series”

Director Jamie Lane signs with Rodeo Show

Content development and production company Rodeo Show is excited to announce the signing of award-winning British director Jamie Lane for commercials and branded content in the US. An accomplished director with a singular talent for comedy, Lane is known for his ability to draw authentic, real-life performances from his keenly-chosen actors. He has directed for … Continue reading “Director Jamie Lane signs with Rodeo Show”

Minecraft turns players into Mangrove Enthusiasts

Mangroves are super trees that do so much for us and our world – like sucking up and storing carbon from our air, protecting us from storms, and filtering pollution out of the ocean. But mangroves have a PR problem: unlike better-known environmental causes such as coral reefs and kelp forests, most people have never … Continue reading “Minecraft turns players into Mangrove Enthusiasts”

Akkurat Studios welcomes three new directors

Hot on the heels of its third anniversary, Berlin and LA-based production company Akkurat Studios, has announced three new signings for commercial representation in the German market. Further enhancing the studio’s creative chops is the addition of award-winning Lauren Sick, Filip Engstrom, and Alan Masferrer. Co-founder Rocco Kopecny in a statement notes, “Searching for new talent isn’t … Continue reading “Akkurat Studios welcomes three new directors”

ASOS launches “Feed Your Style” campaign

ASOS, the online destination for fashion-loving 20-somethings, recently revealed a new campaign in the US and UK, highlighting its Autumn/Winter 2022 womenswear collection. The campaign, created by talent across McCann Worldgroup, including McCann Paris and Gotham New York and directed by the award-winning team We.Are.From.LA., pulls inspiration from the ways the many screens of today encourage unique, … Continue reading “ASOS launches “Feed Your Style” campaign”

Advertising legend Dan Wieden passes at 77

He was the icon who coined, “Just Do It” for NIKE. Advertising legend Dan Wieden “did it” all and now he is gone. The creative leader behind NIKE’s famous “Just Do It” tagline and co-founder of advertising giant Wieden + Kennedy passed away last Friday. He was 77.  According to an obituary shared with NBC affiliate KGW … Continue reading “Advertising legend Dan Wieden passes at 77”

Emma Watson stars in and directs new Prada film

Prada has announced the worldwide launch of Prada Paradoxe, the new women’s fragrance that celebrates the multi-dimensionality of a woman impossible to frame. The campaign features Emma Watson (Harry Potter Franchise, This is the End, Little Women), who plays both the starring role in the film short and makes her directorial debut in realizing the … Continue reading “Emma Watson stars in and directs new Prada film”