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Good morning, AdLand. Here’s what you need to know today: Rumours are swirling that WPP will acquire Interpublic Group in the wake of the proposed Publicis/Omnicom merger. After a Daily Mail story reported another big deal was in the works, a WPP spokesperson denied the rumour in a story published […]
An arcane accounting dispute between Gummi Bears maker Haribo and its German ad agency could turn into a headache for Interpublic Group, the giant U.S. holding company that owns venerable ad agencies such as McCann, Deutsch and DraftFCB. A German court has ordered that Haribo’s ad agency must turn over […]
A German court has ordered ad agency Mediaplus to reveal all the rebates, discounts and reimbursements it received on the $US47 million (€35 million) ad account of Haribo, maker of Gummi Bears. The ruling stems from a lawsuit in which Haribo accuses Mediaplus of keeping money or credit it received […]
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[credit provider=”REUTERS/Sebastien Nogier “] Interpublic Group — the parent company of ad agencies Deutsch, DraftFCB and McCann — reported an organic revenue decrease of 0.4 per cent in Q4 2012, and yet its stock went up.IPG has been on the rise since November, in fact, when it bottomed out at […]
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[credit provider=”Kiip”] The Interpublic Group, which owns venerable ad agencies such as DraftFCB, Deutsch, McCann and R/GA, has taken a stake in Kiip, the mobile game ad network founded by 21-year-old Brian Wong.The move is validation of the simple but brilliant insight that Wong had about the best way to […]
[credit provider=”Boardroom Insiders / Screengrab”] Interpublic Group CEO Michael Roth sent this email to his top staff last week, informing them that CFO Frank Mergenthaler was now adding the role of head of all IPG’s PR agencies to his duties.Companies in Interpublic’s “Constituency Management Group,” which includes its PR giants […]
[credit provider=”IPG”] Nick Brien was “surprised and angry when he was told yesterday that his tenure was ending immediately” as CEO of McCann, according to Adweek, which perhaps explains why Interpublic Group CEO Michael Roth’s decision to fire him was the right one. If Adweek’s unnamed source is telling the […]