Andrew McMains


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How Spongecell Helps Agencies Navigate the World of Automated Advertising

Brand Marketing

Specs Who CEO, co-founder Ben Kartzman (l.); chief product officer, co-founder Anthony Yam What Programmatic creative specialist Where New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, London

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Samsung Signs Deutsch for B-to-B Work, Expanding Roster Yet Again

Brand Marketing

As major marketers like Microsoft and Kraft have moved toward consolidating their advertising business at fewer a

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Accounts in Review: Contenders Prepare for Final Pitches in Subway’s Contest

Brand Marketing

It turns out Subway has been quietly talking to agencies for a while now, and the chain already has four finalists for its creative account. Longtime incumbent MMB is defending [...]

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R/GA U.S. President Seth Solomons Exits the Agency

Brand Marketing

Seth Solomons, a top executive at digital shop R/GA, has left the agency after 20 months. Solomons joined R/GA in November 2013 as a managing director in New York and [...]

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As Chick-fil-A Heads North, Can It Leave Its Political Baggage Behind?

Brand Marketing

Chick-fil-A has long savored its reputation for delicious chicken sandwiches and strongly held traditional values. 

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Big Markets Drive Profit Growth at IPG

Brand Marketing

Net income at Interpublic Group grew significantly in both the second quarter and first half of the year, amid modest revenue growth.

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Women Now Hold Half of the Top Jobs at Havas Worldwide Chicago

Brand Marketing

Decades after the Mad Men era, men still largely run ad agencies. But even if agencies can still feel like boys' clubs, recently women have been gaining a number of [...]

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Accounts in Review: American Airlines Starts Looking as Nature Made Picks an Agency

Brand Marketing

As searches for Nature Made and GlaxoSmithKline wound down this week, a global contest for American Airlines began. Nature Made hired Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners to handle its creative [...]

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How This 100-Person Brooklyn Agency Plucked a Major Strategist From R/GA

Brand Marketing

A funny thing happened in June when Big Spaceship CEO Michael Lebowitz was picking the brains of R/GA veteran and planning chief Andrea Ring about potential candidates to fill his [...]

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Why JWT’s Chairman Wants to Talk About Rhode Island Tourism

Brand Marketing

So why is JWT's Bob Jeffrey calling Adweek about Rhode Island's tourism review?

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The GSK-Novartis Deal Triggered This Global Media Pitch

Brand Marketing

GlaxoSmithKline is conducting a global review of media planning and buying for its consumer healthcare brands, and it comes as no surprise, given the company's recent asset swap with Norvartis.

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Accounts in Review: Creative Searches Pick Up, a Bit

Brand Marketing

Media reviews continue to dominate the adverting landscape, but some sizeable creative searches are bubbling up now, too. Olive Garden, a mainstay at Grey since 1996, just started a search that's [...]

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Saatchi Fills Top Global Strategy Role After 5-Year Vacancy

Brand Marketing

Saatchi & Saatchi worldwide CEO Robert Senior has turned to a former colleague to lead strategy globally.

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Droga5 Found Its Newest Client, NRG Energy, Through Old-Fashioned Matchmaking

Brand Marketing

Droga5's deal with William Morris Entertainment continues to pay dividends.

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Fantasy Sports Site Wants to Ditch Frat-Boy Image With Help From a New Agency

Brand Marketing

Three years in, fantasy sports website DraftKings.com is getting serious about its advertising.