Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cannes by the Numbers: The Agencies

Tim RichDirector of Date Science

by Tim Rich
Director of Data Service

Much ink is spilled and treasure spent on the annual advertising awards show circuit. Here at Publicis, we wanted to understand how agencies have approached these award shows in the past, so we crunched the data from the Cannes Lions festival from 2000 to 2012 to see what we could find. Read More ››

Andy Bird Joins Publicis Worldwide North America Leadership Team as Chief Creative Officer in New York

London and New York Offices Partner to Ensure Smooth Transition

ABNEW YORK, NY (June 18, 2015) – Andy Bird joins the Publicis Worldwide North America leadership team as Chief Creative Officer for their New York flagship office, reporting to North America CEO Andrew Bruce. Bird is currently Executive Creative Director, Publicis London, and will continue to lead the creative vision for key global clients in that role during a transition period. Bird will divide his time between London and New York, as the offices partner to ensure a smooth transition. Bird has been working increasingly on Publicis Worldwide global clients including Nestlé, P&G and Cadillac, and he will permanently reside in New York starting in September.  Read More ››

Publicis Worldwide Launches New Logo

New marque reflects heritage of legendary founder and leader Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet while encompassing ‘Lead The Change’ philosophy of Publicis Worldwide

logo bannerPublicis Worldwide is launching a new logo this month across its global network of over 13,000 people in 84 countries. The new design pays homage to the original Publicis logo created by founder Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet in 1927. Since the creation of the flagship Publicis agency almost 90 years ago, it has grown from a small two-room Parisian apartment into one of the world’s largest and most influential advertising networks.

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Everything You Need to Know from Google I/O 2015

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Each year, Google hosts its I/O conference to introduce its newest innovations and changes to the services provided by the Internet giant. Google I/O attracts software developers and other tech-minded professionals eager to discover new technology and new ways to apply Google products and services to their own companies and clients.

This year our Director of Emerging Technology Jon Hackett and Director of Search Ben Royce made the trip to San Francisco to get the latest scoop. Here they answer some questions we had about how Google is changing the way users and brands live online. Read More ››

Publicis Canada Hires Michael Murray as VP, Creative Director

Murray will lead the creative charge on the Rogers account

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TORONTO, ON (June 2, 2015)—Publicis Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Murray as VP, Creative Director on the Rogers account. Michael is an award winning creative director who has been recognized internationally at award shows such as Cannes, One Show, Clios, Communication Arts and London International, among others, for his work on AXE, Viagra, Ikea, Toronto Tourism, Licensed to Learn and Nokia. He has worked in the UK, as well as Toronto shops Crispin Porter and Taxi. Read More ››