Rob Lenihan


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Bours Jumps To DDB

Brand Marketing

DDB Needham has tapped Jeroen Bours, the art director behind McCann-Erickson’s “Priceless” campaign for MasterCard, as a group creative director. Mike Rogers, the agency’s chief creative officer, said Bours will [...]

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Accountants Ernst & Young Begin Search For A Shop

Brand Marketing

Multibillion-dollar accounting firm Ernst & Young is conducting a review for its estimated $15 million U.S. ad account. The New York company has sent requests for proposals to several shops, [...]

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Shops Emerge For NDB

Brand Marketing

Agencies which have been contacted by National Discount Brokers about the review for all duties on its $10-12 million ad account emerged last week. Sources have identified four of those [...]

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Y&R’s Global Sony Spot Pulled Universal Claims Pig Resembles ‘Babe’

Brand Marketing

The flying pig that Young & Rubicam here recently introduced in its first global campaign for Sony may be going down in legal flames, sources said.Sony pulled the ad after [...]

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Internet Broker Seeks Shop For All Its Ad Duties

Brand Marketing

National Discount Brokers, an Internet stock trader, is looking for an agency to handle all duties on its $10-12 million ad account. Paul Miller, the client’s managing director of marketing, [...]

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Y&R Shifts KFC’s Focus

Brand Marketing

Aiming at People on the Move, the Agency Injects a Little More Humor Into New Spots NEW YORK–Moving away from a focus on families, Young & Rubicam has taken a [...]

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Y&R Taps Chief Knowledge Officer

Brand Marketing

Young & Rubicam Inc. last week named Bruce Nelson to the new post of chief knowledge officer. Nelson, 46, is currently director of strategy for worldwide accounts at McCann-Erickson Worldwide [...]

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New MediaOne Ads Air

Brand Marketing

Margeotes/Fertitta + Partners here breaks its second campaign today for cable “broadband” company MediaOne. This time the ads are anchored around what the agency is calling a “virtual presenter.” Three [...]

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Mccann-Erickson, Peter Kim Named In Anti-Gay Bias Lawsuit; At Least $1 Mil. In Damages Sought

Brand Marketing

A former McCann-Erickson staffer is accusing the agency of discriminating against him because he is gay in a federal lawsuit filed here in the U.S. Southern District Court. McCann officials [...]

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Y&RĂ•s IPO Airs Its Finances For First Time<br clear="none"/>

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Young & Rubicam Inc. ended months of speculation last Thursday by filing for its initial public offering, to raise $350 million, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Y&R said it [...]

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2 Reviews Are Halted

Brand Marketing

NEW YORK-Two agency reviews, in which accounts worth a total of $10-13 million were at stake, have been called off, representatives of both clients said last week. Bowling Green, Ky.-based [...]

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Gitano Kicks Off Review

Brand Marketing

Gitano Fashions is conducting a review for its ad account, which was resigned by Mullen of Wenham, Mass., last month. The Bowling Green, Ky.-based client has contacted several agencies about [...]

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Cushman Seeks New Shop

Brand Marketing

One of the last clients to abandon Ally & Gargano before the New York shop collapsed is searching for a new ad agency. Real estate and financial services firm Cushman [...]

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Real Estate Firm Starts Review For Creative And Media Chores

Brand Marketing

One of the last clients to abandon Ally & Gargano before the New York shop collapsed is searching for an agency. Real estate and financial services company Cushman & Wakefield [...]

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Dillon Returns To Run McCann In N. America

Brand Marketing

After globe-trotting around McCann’s foreign offices, Donald Dillon is coming home. The chairman of McCann Spain and area director of Eastern Europe is returning to New York to replace James [...]