Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (N:IPG)

Sep 14, 2020 07:00 am ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the Goldman Sachs 29th Annual Communacopia Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Goldman Sachs 29th Annual Communacopia Conference on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020, at 1:15 pm Eastern time, as scheduled. A link to the live webcast will be posted on the day...
Sep 10, 2020 10:53 am ET
Roku, MAGNA and IPG Media Lab Study Reveals Advertisers Benefit 4X From Brand Experiences That Help Consumers Find Free Content
A new study released today by MAGNA, Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) and IPG Media Lab, “Valuing the Value Exchange,” demonstrates how marketers can use brand experiences that aide TV streaming content discovery while sponsorships for live events and sports are limited. The study reveals video ads and brand experiences together generate 4X greater purchase intent than video advertising alone.
Sep 09, 2020 10:00 am ET
IPG Mediabrands Appoints Hermon Ghermay as First Global Chief Culture Officer
IPG Mediabrands today announced the appointment of Hermon Ghermay as its first-ever Global Chief Culture Officer. In this newly created role, Ghermay will oversee the agency network’s cultural efforts including overseeing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy, planning, and execution, and will hold global, regional and local leadership accountable to the company’s diversity commitments and goals. As a core part of her role, she will also lead Mediabrands’ Learning & Development efforts, globally, to ensure that personal and professional development efforts are unified. Ghermay will p
Sep 04, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at Citi’s 2020 Global Technology Virtual Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at Citi’s 2020 Global Technology Virtual Conference on Wednesday, September 9th, 2020, at 9:50 am Eastern time, as scheduled. A link to the live webcast will be posted on the day of...
Aug 13, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Declares Common Stock Dividend
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on IPG common stock of $0.255 per share, payable on September 15, 2020, to holders of record at the close of business on September...
Aug 13, 2020 07:00 am ET
IPG Mediabrands Releases First-of-Its-Kind Media Responsibility Audit of Social Media Platforms
IPG Mediabrands today released its Media Responsibility Audit, the first-of-its-kind, as part of a larger effort aimed at enhancing brand safety and media responsibility in advertising. The social media platform audit was based on the
Aug 06, 2020 10:00 am ET
United Minds Designs (Re)Boot Camp Experience to Help Companies Prepare Employees for "Day One" of the New Working World
NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Minds, a Weber Shandwick consultancy, today announced the launch of (Re)Boot Camp, a customized re-onboarding experience that prepares leaders, managers and employees for new ways of working. (Re)Boot Camp features virtual events, workplace walkthroughs and customized training modules on a core set of topics, including:...
Jul 29, 2020 09:43 am ET
MRM Named To Fast Company's 2020 List Of The 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators
NEW YORK, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM, a leading marketing agency that is part of McCann Worldgroup, has been named one of 2020's "Best Workplaces for Innovators" by Fast Company magazine. ...
Jul 29, 2020 07:00 am ET
Interpublic Announces Second Quarter and First Half 2020 Results
Second quarter reported net revenue of $1.85 billion, a decrease of 12.8% from a year ago, with organic net revenue decrease of 9.9%, due to impact of global economic contraction in the quarterFirst half reported net revenue decrease of 7.4%, and...
Jul 07, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Schedules Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that it will release earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 on the morning of July 29, 2020.  Following the release, the company will hold a conference call for investors at 8:30 a.m....
Jun 25, 2020 04:39 pm ET
MRM Named ANA's B2 Midsize Agency Of The Year
NEW YORK, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM, a leading marketing agency that is part of McCann Worldgroup, won Gold as Agency Of The Year (Midsize) at the 2020 Association of National Advertisers (ANA) B2 Awards that honors Business-to-Business (B2B) marketers. This award from the ANA recognizes "agencies that demonstrate excellence in the execution of their marketing creative, ROI for their clients, and thought leadership in the B2B marketing field."...
Jun 25, 2020 03:00 pm ET
IPG Mediabrands Introduces Media Responsibility Principles to Improve Brand Safety & Brand Responsibility in Advertising
IPG Mediabrands today released its 10 Media Responsibility Principles (MRP) as part of a larger effort to balance brand safety and brand responsibility in advertising. While “Brand Safety” protects the brand, “Brand Responsibility” protects the communities that a brand serves, weighing the societal impact of the content, the publishers and services, and the platforms being funded by advertising. IPG Mediabrands’ MRPs are a call to action for companies to hold themselves to higher standards more broadly when it relates to brand safety and brand responsibility matters, not just in media.
Jun 24, 2020 09:40 am ET
McCann Health Managed Markets Named Agency Of The Year At Med Ad News' 2020 Manny Awards
NEW YORK, June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health Managed Markets was named "Agency of The Year" for healthcare communications agencies $25M in size or smaller at the 2020 Manny Awards, awarded by Med Ad News. The magazine is the leading pharmaceutical business and marketing publication and the awards celebrate the best in the healthcare communications industry....
Jun 17, 2020 09:02 am ET
New PSA from Love Has No Labels Challenges Viewers to Confront the State of Freedom in the U.S. for Black Americans
NEW YORK, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the ongoing fight for racial justice for the Black community, the Ad Council and R/GA today launched a new PSA from the iconic Love Has No Labels campaign to inspire all Americans to fight for racial equality in America. Building on the campaign's longstanding effort to address bias, the film holds a mirror to the simple acts of freedom often celebrated and taken for granted by non-Black Americans, revealing the stark contrast of those freedoms and the way Black people in this country endure systemic racism and injustice. The campaign ultima...
Jun 02, 2020 05:00 pm ET
Bill Kolb Appointed Chief Operating Officer, McCann Worldgroup
NEW YORK, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has appointed Bill Kolb to the role of Chief Operating Officer, McCann Worldgroup. Kolb, previously Global President, Diversified Agencies, and Chairman and CEO of Commonwealth//McCann, will now oversee business operations across McCann Worldgroup, including all agencies and markets.  ...
May 21, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Declares Common Stock Dividend
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on IPG common stock of $0.255 per share, payable on June 15, 2020, to holders of record at the close of business on June 1, 2020....
May 19, 2020 09:23 am ET
McCann Worldgroup Recognized With 'Internet's Highest Honor'; Named Network Of The Year At 2020 Webby Awards
NEW YORK, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- 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). ...
May 14, 2020 07:15 pm ET
R/GA Rolls Out Merch Aid in Austin with 6 Initial Collabs
AUSTIN, Texas, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the charity initiative Merch Aid surpasses the $100,000-plus sales mark, R/GA is proud to announce the expansion of the effort to launch in Austin today. Created to connect leading artists and designers with COVID-19-impacted businesses for merchandise collaborations, Merch Aid will begin rolling out in Austin with six designs and followed by a design drop each day at 5 p.m. CST for a week. T-shirts and poster prints will be available for purchase at www.getmerchaid.com with 100% profits going back to the businesses, generating a new revenue str...
May 13, 2020 05:00 pm ET
Chicago Public Library & FCB Host Daily Story Time for Children Everywhere
CHICAGO, May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Library (CPL), one of the largest libraries in the U.S. with over 385 professional librarians, and the CPL Foundation have partnered to host "Live from the Library," a daily story time from Chicagoans for children everywhere.  ...
May 13, 2020 02:00 pm ET
IPG Joins Coalition to Denounce Bias Around COVID-19
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that it has joined a coalition of more than 90 companies and NGO partners to respond to issues of diversity and inclusion surrounding COVID-19 with specific denouncement of anti-Asian sentiment and an...
May 11, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the 48th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media & Communications Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the 48th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media & Communications Conference on Thursday, May 14th, 2020, at 10:10 am Eastern time, as scheduled, via teleconference. A link to...
May 04, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Announces Change to a Virtual-Only Format for 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced a change in the location of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Due to public health concerns resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Annual Meeting will be...
May 04, 2020 12:36 pm ET
United Minds Forms Workforce Re-entry Specialty to Help Companies Manage Employee Workplace Return from COVID-19
NEW YORK, May 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Minds, Weber Shandwick's management consultancy specializing in organizational transformation, today announced a new Workforce Re-entry offering to help CCOs, CHROs, pandemic response leads and their teams re-set and re-integrate employees into the workplace as businesses recover from the impact of COVID-19. ...
Apr 28, 2020 09:30 am ET
McCann Worldgroup Campaigns Named to Fast Company's List of 'World Changing Ideas' for 2020
NEW YORK, April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup announced today that two campaigns from its global network have been named to Fast Company's 2020 list of World Changing Ideas. McCann New York's "Changing the Game" for Microsoft and McCann Tel Aviv's "ThisAbles" for IKEA Israel were both selected. The World Changing Ideas list honors the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are "pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet." ...
Apr 22, 2020 07:00 am ET
Interpublic Announces First Quarter 2020 Results
Summary Revenue First quarter 2020 net revenue decreased 1.6% to $1.97 billion, compared to $2.00 billion in the first quarter of 2019. During the quarter, the organic net revenue increase was 0.3%, while the effect of foreign currency...
Apr 21, 2020 09:34 am ET
IPG Leads the Industry on Ad Age A-List
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that with six of its agencies honored by Ad Age on its A-List and related rankings, the company leads the industry in terms of number of agencies recognized on the trade publication’s prestigious...
Apr 21, 2020 08:36 am ET
Strategic Education and Hill Holliday Launch New Campaigns Highlighting Resilience, Optimism and Gratitude Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Together with agency Hill Holliday, Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA), has launched new marketing campaigns for Strayer University and Capella University in response to the coronavirus crisis. The new work for Strayer University showcases the simple but inspiring things that can happen at home, while the work for Capella University serves as an homage to its over 14,000 alumni and students who are nurses. Both ads employ socially sourced, user generated images to drive their message.
Apr 20, 2020 07:00 am ET
Interpublic Schedules First Quarter 2020 Earnings Release
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that it will release earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 on the morning of April 22, 2020. Following the release, the company will hold a conference call for investors at 8:30 a.m....
Apr 16, 2020 09:59 am ET
McCann Worldgroup Named #1 Agency Network for Promoting Good In "Good Report" From WARC and ACT Responsible
NEW YORK, April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup was named the #1 advertising agency network for promoting good in the 2019 Good Report, a collaboration by WARC and ACT Responsible. The Good Report is a unique ranking of the world's best use of creative communications to promote sustainability and social responsibility to raise awareness of major social and environmental issues....
Apr 03, 2020 12:34 pm ET
Worldwide Concern Rises Dramatically As Impact Of Pandemic Grows
NEW YORK, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- 67% of people globally say that they are worried about the COVID-19 outbreak, up from just over half two weeks ago (53%), according to "Truth About Culture and COVID-19 Wave 2"—by McCann Worldgroup's global intelligence unit – McCann Worldgroup Truth Central. Released today, the report identifies how global attitudes around Coronavirus have shifted in the two weeks since the agency released the first wave of the research....
Apr 02, 2020 11:00 am ET
MRM Named A 'Magic Quadrant' Leader By Gartner For Fourth Straight Year
NEW YORK, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, MRM has been designated as a Leader in Gartner Inc.'s "Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies" report. Gartner, which is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, compiles its global agency analysis based on an evaluation of 15 criteria encompassing both completeness of vision and ability to execute....
Mar 30, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Strengthens Balance Sheet in Response to COVID-19
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced a pair of financial actions designed to enhance its strong balance sheet and total liquidity position. First, it has completed its registered public offering of $650 million aggregate principal amount...
Mar 26, 2020 05:10 pm ET
Interpublic Prices Offering of $650 million Senior Notes
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that it has priced a registered public offering of $650 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.750% Senior Notes due 2030 (CUSIP Number 460690 BR0) (the “Notes”). The offering of the Notes is...
Mar 26, 2020 09:28 am ET
Interpublic Group Issues COVID-19 Update
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) said today that, in light of significant macroeconomic uncertainty resulting from the severity of the COVID-19 crisis, and the unknown magnitude and duration of its impact, it is appropriate to withdraw the company’s...
Mar 18, 2020 02:44 pm ET
Senior State Department Official Michelle Giuda Returns to Weber Shandwick as Executive Vice President in Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, today announced former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Michelle Giuda will re-join the firm as executive vice president of geopolitical strategy and risk in the agency's global Public Affairs practice. Giuda served as Assistant Secretary from February 2018 until March 2020, leading the State Department's global communications strategy and operations. She also took on the responsibilities of the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy & Public...
Mar 17, 2020 10:09 am ET
Five MRM Agencies Ranked In WARC Top 40 Effective Digital Agencies Globally
NEW YORK, March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the very first time, five MRM agencies have been named in WARC's top 40 effective digital agencies listing, as part of the Effective 100 ranking. MRM China ranked the #2 digital specialist agency globally, with MRM Bucharest at #19, MRMChile at #24, and MRM Spain and MRM Mexico both at #40. ...
Mar 17, 2020 09:00 am ET
McCann Worldgroup Named Most Effective Agency Network In 2020 WARC Effective 100 Rankings
NEW YORK, March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup was named the #1 network for effectiveness in the 2020 WARC Effective 100 rankings. The WARC Rankings are a global index of creative, effective and media excellence in advertising. ...
Mar 09, 2020 08:30 am ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the Deutsche Bank 28th Annual Media, Internet and Telecom Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Deutsche Bank 28th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference on Monday, March 9th, 2020, at 10:20 am Eastern time, as scheduled. A link to the live webcast will be posted on...
Mar 06, 2020 09:00 am ET
IPG Elevates Global Commitment to Gender Equality
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that it is adopting the UN Global Compact’s Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), in advance of International Women’s Day on March 8th. The UN Global Compact’s WEPs program empowers women in the...
Feb 28, 2020 02:00 pm ET
Acxiom Transitions to New Global CEO Following Successful Integration
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that long-term Acxiom leader Chad Engelgau is being named Chief Executive Officer of the data, technology and marketing services company, which IPG acquired in late 2018. Dennis Self, who has served...
Feb 27, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the 2020 Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the 2020 Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Monday, March 2nd 2020, at 4:20 pm Eastern time/1:20 pm Pacific time, as scheduled. A link to the live webcast will...
Feb 12, 2020 07:15 am ET
Interpublic Increases Common Stock Dividend for Eighth Consecutive Year
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on IPG common stock of $0.255 per share, payable on March 16, 2020, to holders of record at the close of business on March 2,...
Feb 12, 2020 07:00 am ET
IPG Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2019 Results
Q4 2019 net revenue was $2.43 billion, with organic net revenue growth of 2.9%, comprised of 2.1% in the U.S. and 4.1% in international marketsFY19 net revenue grew 7.4%, with organic net revenue growth of 3.3%FY19 net income was $656.0...
Jan 30, 2020 02:00 pm ET
IPG Agencies and People Sweep the Campaign U.S. Agency of the Year Awards
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that its agencies and people won big at the inaugural Campaign U.S. Agency of the Year Awards, held last night in New York City. The awards, which are judged by clients, recognize inspired leadership,...
Jan 22, 2020 04:00 pm ET
IPG Women Lead Honorees at the Campaign US Female Frontier Awards
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that many of its women leaders were named winners at the Campaign US “Female Frontier Awards.” The honor celebrates bold, groundbreaking women across all areas of advertising, marketing and...
Jan 21, 2020 11:12 am ET
IPG Receives Two ESG Honors
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that it has received two important ESG recognitions – the company has been named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index (GEI) for the first time, and to the HRC Corporate Equality Index for the 11th...
Jan 21, 2020 10:50 am ET
Clean Harbors Selects Hill Holliday as Lead Agency, Celebrates 40 Years in Business with New Sustainability Campaign
Clean Harbors (NYSE: CLH), North America’s leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services, has retained the services of Hill Holliday as its lead agency as it plans to launch its first national television marketing effort in the Company’s 40-year history. The new campaign celebrates Clean Harbors employees and focuses on how the company’s work helps to create a more sustainable world.
Jan 13, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Earnings Release
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that it will release earnings for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019 on the morning of February 12, 2020.  Following the release, the company will hold a conference call for...
Jan 02, 2020 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the Citi 2020 Global TMT West Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Citi 2020 Global TMT West Conference on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020, at 1:15 pm Eastern time/10:15 am Pacific time, as scheduled. A link to the live webcast will be posted...
Dec 13, 2019 12:15 pm ET
IPG Sponsors New Study on Being Black in Corporate America
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) joined the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) in announcing the results of a new study that examines the challenges faced by Black professionals. Being Black in Corporate America: An Intersectional Exploration...
Dec 06, 2019 09:45 am ET
IPG Ranked One of the Best Managed Companies in 2019
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that the company has been ranked as one of the best managed companies of 2019, according to The Management Top 250 ranking, developed by the Drucker Institute and The Wall Street Journal. The...
Dec 05, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the UBS Global TMT Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the UBS Global TMT Conference on Monday, December 9th, 2019, at 8:30 am Eastern time, as scheduled. A link to the live webcast will be posted on the day of the conference on the...
Nov 22, 2019 02:17 pm ET
IPG Team Selected as Global Marketing Agency for LATAM Airlines
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that Graphene, a customized team of talent and resources from a range of Interpublic Group agencies, led by McCann Worldgroup and IPG Mediabrands, has been selected by LATAM Airlines Group to continue...
Nov 19, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Declares Common Stock Dividend
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on IPG common stock of $0.235 per share, payable on December 16, 2019, to holders of record at the close of business on December...
Nov 13, 2019 07:00 am ET
John Reid Named Chief Creative Officer Of McCann Health New Jersey
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health has named John Reid as EVP and Chief Creative Officer for McCann Health New Jersey.  He joins from Razorfish Health, where he was EVP and Chief Creative Officer, and he previously held senior creative roles as Chief Creative Officer at Deep Focus and EVP and Chief Creative Officer at Wunderman. At McCann Health, he will also serve as a member of the award-winning network's global Creative Leadership Council....
Nov 07, 2019 02:37 pm ET
R/GA Ventures and Interpublic Group Introduce the R/GA Data Venture Studio
NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- R/GA Ventures and Interpublic Group (NYSE:IPG) announced the launch of the R/GA Data Venture Studio, a groundbreaking collaboration designed to help organizations engage and innovate in a digital landscape driven by data. ...
Nov 06, 2019 08:00 am ET
BMW Motorrad USA Names Hill Holliday Creative Agency of Record
BMW Motorrad USA today announced that Hill Holliday has been named its creative agency of record, following a competitive review.
Nov 05, 2019 10:00 am ET
Katerina Sudit Joins Hill Holliday’s Trilia as Chief Media Officer
Hill Holliday has made another key hire in tapping Katerina Sudit to lead its media practice, it was announced today by Hill Holliday president Chris Wallrapp. The appointment marks the second high profile hire in the last month; the agency appointed health marketing veteran Linda Bennett as Managing Director of Hill Holliday Health on October 1, bringing the number of women in executive leadership roles at the IPG shop to 50%.
Nov 04, 2019 11:15 am ET
McCann Worldgroup Named Global Network Of The Year At 2019 LIA Awards
NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup was named Global Network of the Year at the 2019 London International Awards (LIA). McCann New York was also awarded Global Agency of the Year, and McCann Health Brazil was named Global Health Agency of the year. The global network, which won four coveted Grand LIA awards, was awarded a total of 117 honors that represented creative work from 12 countries.  ...
Oct 31, 2019 09:27 am ET
Covered California Appoints Integrated IPG PR Team (Weber Shandwick, Golin and The Axis Agency) as PR Agencies of Record
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Covered California, the state of California's health insurance marketplace, has named an integrated Interpublic Group (IPG) PR agency team of Weber Shandwick, Golin and The Axis Agency, as its public relations agencies of record. The IPG agency team will also work with IW Group and LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS to lead external communications strategy. ...
Oct 29, 2019 12:18 pm ET
Weber Shandwick Bolsters Its North America Network With New Leaders in New York and Boston
NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced today the promotion of two employees to leadership roles at two of its major U.S. offices. Michael Wehman, executive vice president, New York Consumer Marketing practice lead, will become general manager of Weber Shandwick New York, and Stacey Bernstein, executive vice president and recently global director of Digital Health, will serve as general manager of Weber Shandwick Boston. Both leaders will report to Joy Farber Kolo, who was recently prom...
Oct 24, 2019 12:35 pm ET
Weber Shandwick Named Global Agency of the Year at The Holmes Report's 2019 Global SABRE Awards
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, was named Global Agency of the Year at The Holmes Report's 2019 Global SABRE Awards on Wednesday night. This marks the fourth time in six years the firm has been recognized with The Holmes Report's top agency honor....
Oct 24, 2019 10:39 am ET
48% of Gen Z Say Social Media Makes Them Feel Anxious, Sad or Depressed 58% Are “Seeking Relief” from Social Media
Hill Holliday, through its independent consumer and business insights research group, ORIGIN, has released an updated research study about Generation Z and its attitudes and behaviors surrounding social media. The results show a steady acceleration in trends reported in the agency’s original 2017 study.
Oct 22, 2019 07:00 am ET
Interpublic Announces Third Quarter and First Nine Months 2019 Results
Third quarter net revenue increase of 8.7% and organic net revenue increase of 1.4%First nine months net revenue increase of 10.2%; organic net revenue increase of 3.5%Third quarter operating income increase of 7.1% to $280.3 million and...
Oct 18, 2019 03:02 pm ET
McCann Sweeps All Top Honors At 2019 Jay Chiat Awards
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup swept all three top awards at the 2019 Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence, awarded by The 4A's, the leading trade organization for marketing communications agencies. The awards, presented at the annual 4A's StratFest conference, recognize the best strategic thinking in marketing, media and advertising around the world....
Oct 16, 2019 01:40 pm ET
Weber Shandwick Evolves Global Leadership Team to Continue to Accelerate Innovation and Deliver Solutions for Clients
NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced several global and U.S. leadership appointments today that support the firm's mission to create solutions that make an impact for its clients and teams around the world. ...
Oct 16, 2019 08:00 am ET
Jill Beene Appointed President of McCann Health Echo
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health today announced the appointment of Jill Beene as President, McCann Health Echo, a full-service advertising agency solely focused on healthcare professionals and their patients. Beene most recently led H4B Catapult, part of Havas Health and You and held senior strategy and account planning roles at CDM Princeton and New York. She began her career in account planning and has worked at Y&R, BBDO, among others. ...
Oct 15, 2019 11:00 am ET
Linda Sanford Joins Interpublic Board of Directors
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced the appointment of Linda Sanford as an independent director of IPG, effective immediately. Ms. Sanford’s appointment expands IPG’s board to 12 directors, 11 of whom are independent.  It also increases...
Oct 07, 2019 10:04 am ET
IPG Launches Kinesso, a Marketing Intelligence Engine Powered by Acxiom®
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today the formation of Kinesso, a new company focused on creating applications that help marketers amplify the impact of traditional and addressable media through the better use of data. Kinesso will do so...
Oct 04, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Schedules Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Release
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that it will release earnings for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 on the morning of October 22, 2019.  Following the release, the company will hold a conference call for investors at 8:30...
Oct 03, 2019 09:00 am ET
MRM//McCann Announces Launch of Microsoft Center of Excellence Based out of Agency's London Office
NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM//McCann, McCann Worldgroup's global customer relationship agency, has announced the launch of their Microsoft Center of Excellence (COEx), a state-of-the-art practice focusing on Microsoft technologies, including Azure, ASP.NET, SQL Server, Dynamics, Power BI and platforms such as Sitecore, Episerver and SDL....
Oct 02, 2019 04:00 pm ET
Deutsch NA CEO Mike Sheldon to Depart After 22 Year Tenure at Agency
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that Deutsch North America Chairman and CEO, Mike Sheldon, informed the company of his plans to leave the agency at the end of the year. Sheldon has been with Deutsch since 1997 and is credited with...
Oct 01, 2019 08:00 am ET
Linda Bennett Joins Hill Holliday Health as Managing Director
Hill Holliday has made a key hire for its growing healthcare practice in Linda Bennett, it was announced today by Hill Holliday president Chris Wallrapp.
Sep 30, 2019 06:03 pm ET
FCB Unites North American Offices Under New Structure That Brings Leadership Promotions
NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to deliver clients greater access to talent, capabilities and stronger integrated solutions, FCB today announced a new North American structure that will unite its offices in the region under dedicated leadership. The new structure will provide efficiencies in work process and investment strategy across the region, while further fueling the agency's creative culture and the ideas it yields. Canada & New York CEO Tyler Turnbull will lead the structure in the newly created role of North American CEO. ...
Sep 26, 2019 10:39 am ET
Weber Shandwick Has Strongest Year Ever at 2019 Clio Awards
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, celebrated its strongest performance to date at the 2019 Clio Awards in New York. The firm won a total of 14 Clios, including one Grand, two Gold, seven Silver and four Bronze awards. Weber Shandwick, with client partners, was recognized as the lead idea agency behind five award wins, and the firm received an additional nine Clios for its PR contributions on creative campaigns, including the Grand Clio for Social Media. ...
Sep 26, 2019 08:00 am ET
McCann Named Agency of the Year at 2019 Clio Awards
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann New York has been named the Agency of the Year at the 2019 Clio Awards. The agency won a total of 35 Clio awards, including a Grand Clio for Microsoft. McCann Worldgroup won a total of 47 Clios (1 Grand, 5 Gold, 22 Silver, 19 Bronze) from across its global network, with awards coming from multiple disciplines and regions for clients including L'Oréal, Nestlé, Verizon, IKEA, and Lockheed Martin....
Sep 23, 2019 04:15 pm ET
IPG Named to FTSE4Good Index
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that the company has been named to the FTSE4Good Index. Created by FTSE Russell, a wholly-owned subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group, the FTSE4Good Index helps promote a greater focus on...
Sep 23, 2019 08:00 am ET
Melissa Ditson Named Chief Creative Officer of MRM//McCann Salt Lake City and San Francisco Offices
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM//McCann today announced that Melissa Ditson is joining the global customer relationship agency as Chief Creative Officer of MRM//McCann's U.S. West, leading creative operations for the Salt Lake City and San Francisco offices. She will join on Sept. 30....
Sep 20, 2019 10:43 am ET
Weber Shandwick's Judith Harrison Named Diversity Champion at the Ninth Annual Diversity Distinction in PR Awards
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick's Judith Harrison was named the 2019 PR Agency Diversity Champion at the ninth annual Diversity Distinction in PR Awards in New York, presented by The PR Council, a trade association that enables industry success through education, events, thought leadership and industry resources, in partnership with PRWeek. ...
Sep 18, 2019 09:00 am ET
Strong Alignment between Diversity & Inclusion Function and C-Suite Strategy a Key Driver of Business Success at Leading Corporations
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey of 500 senior-level corporate diversity and inclusion (D&I) professionals at high revenue companies finds that when D&I functions are closely aligned with corporate business strategies, companies see a positive impact on reputation, employee retention and financial success. These findings come from Chief Diversity Officers Today: Paving the Way for Diversity & Inclusion Success, a study commissioned by global communications and marketing solutions firm Weber Shandwick and management consultancy United Minds in partnership with KRC...
Sep 16, 2019 08:37 am ET
GODIVA Pays Homage To Founder With New Wonder Awaits Campaign
NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, GODIVA, the global leader in premium chocolate, announced a new advertising campaign, Wonder Awaits, devoted to the notion of evoking wonder.  With whimsically romantic vignettes and visuals, the campaign was created to spark curiosity and wonder for a younger audience. ...
Sep 12, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Communacopia Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Communacopia Conference on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019, at 9:40 am Eastern time, as scheduled. A link to the live webcast will be posted on the day...
Sep 09, 2019 11:30 am ET
McCann Worldgroup Forms Innovation Council
NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced the formation of an Innovation Council that will bring together innovation leaders from the agency, its clients and the technology community at large to discuss and explore leading-edge ideas and practices. The group builds on McCann's ongoing HumanTech offering that has paired clients with technology innovators and entrepreneurs to develop advanced tailored marketing solutions....
Sep 09, 2019 08:00 am ET
Interpublic Group Announces Series of Executive Changes
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today a number of senior management changes. Effective immediately, Philippe Krakowsky moves to the role of Chief Operating Officer of IPG. Mr. Krakowsky, 57, has served as IPG’s Chief Strategy and...
Sep 05, 2019 07:00 am ET
Have Her Back Becomes Independent, Women-owned Company
Three proven business leaders driving change for gender equity – Caroline Dettman, Erin Gallagher and Pamela Culpepper – are joining forces to launch Have Her Back (HHB) Consulting, an independent company. Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) is taking a minority ownership stake in the women owned and operated business.
Sep 03, 2019 04:03 pm ET
MullenLowe Selected as Creative Agency Partner for Humana
MullenLowe has been selected as the new creative agency partner for Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies. The selection follows a competitive review conducted by Humana in partnership with the agency search consultancy Select Resources International (SRI).
Aug 21, 2019 07:10 pm ET
Navy Federal Credit Union Selects MullenLowe and Mediahub as New Creative and Media Agency Partners
Navy Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest credit union, with a mission of supporting military service members, veterans, and their families, has selected MullenLowe and Mediahub as its new creative and media agency partners. MullenLowe and Mediahub are sibling agencies which specialize in working with mission-driven brands like Navy Federal to drive outstanding business performance with breakthrough creativity and media innovation. The selection of the new agency partners follows a rigorous competitive review process which began in March of this year and was completed in early August.
Aug 14, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Declares Common Stock Dividend
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on IPG common stock of $0.235 per share, payable on September 17, 2019, to holders of record at the close of business on...
Aug 09, 2019 05:00 am ET
Smokey Bear Celebrates 75th Birthday
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokey Bear, the face of the longest-running PSA campaign in United States history, turns 75 today, continuing his legacy of bringing awareness to unwanted, human-caused fires in America. Smokey Bear's wildfire prevention campaign has had a dramatic impact since its introduction in 1944. This progress continues today, with an approximate 14 percent reduction in the average number of human-caused wildfires from 2011-2018, compared to the previous 10 years. While it's clear his work has been successful, 9 out of 10 wildfires are still caused by humans, ...
Aug 07, 2019 11:33 am ET
STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE: EcoCAR study reveals what Automated and Electric Vehicle educated graduates want in an employer
DETROIT, Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The transportation industry's promise of a future that moves people and products in a safer, more efficient and connected way, has spiked a talent war for a new kind of workforce – one with the skill sets necessary to develop autonomous and electric vehicle technologies. What is the next generation of engineers looking for in their future employer and careers? EcoCAR, the premier collegiate engineering competition, surveyed its students to gain an inside look at what this highly sought-after talent desires with career placement. ...
Aug 07, 2019 09:00 am ET
Andrés Ordóñez Joins FCB as Chicago Chief Creative Officer
CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FCB today announced that Andrés Ordóñez has been brought on board as Chief Creative Officer of FCB Chicago, joining President Michael Fassnacht in leading the agency. Ordóñez will also work closely with Global Chief Creative Officer Susan Credle and join FCB's Global Creative Council....
Aug 02, 2019 10:42 am ET
McCann Health Wins "Most Awarded Network" Second Year In A Row At The 2019 Creative Floor Healthcare Awards
LONDON, Aug. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health was named Most Awarded Network for a second year in a row, McCann Health India was named Best Communications Agency with Alok Saini named Best Creative, Eli Lilly/McCann Health New York was named the Bravest Client at the 2019 Creative Floor Healthcare Awards. ...
Aug 01, 2019 10:00 am ET
IPG’s 2019 Inclusion Awards Reflect Focus on Results
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) will host the company’s 11th Inclusion Awards program today, live in New York City, with a national webcast reaching employees in offices across the United States. The event is co-sponsored by MERGE, the umbrella...
Jul 31, 2019 10:00 am ET
Weber Shandwick's Sara Gavin Inducted into Minnesota Business Hall of Fame
MINNEAPOLIS, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick's President of North America, Sara Gavin, was named to the Minnesota Business Hall of Fame by Twin Cities Business at an induction ceremony in Minneapolis this week. Each year, the publication honors five influential business leaders who are trailblazers in their fields and embody a commitment to building business in the state....
Jul 30, 2019 10:05 am ET
Industry Leading Public Relations, Entertainment Communications and Brand Marketing Agencies Rogers & Cowan and PMK*BNC to Merge
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogers & Cowan and PMK*BNC have a rich and storied history and became the two largest and most successful media relations and brand marketing firms in Hollywood. Today, these industry leading agencies are merging and bringing together a powerful client roster of more than 500 of the most prominent and influential actors, musicians, producers, directors, content creators and athletes in the world, as well as over 30 major brands, to form the preeminent integrated marketing and communications agency in global entertainment....
Jul 26, 2019 09:00 am ET
Premium Underwear Brand SAXX Partners With McCann To Push Into US Market
TORONTO, July 26, 2019 /CNW/ -- McCann Canada announced today that it is partnering with SAXX, the innovative Canadian men's underwear brand, to expand the brand's presence in the U.S. premium underwear market....
Jul 25, 2019 03:32 pm ET
Weber Shandwick's Judith Harrison Receives Prestigious ColorComm Circle Award
NEW YORK, July 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick's Judith Harrison was honored as one of eight recipients of the prestigious Circle Award at this year's ColorComm conference. ColorComm, a leading national platform that addresses diversity and inclusion across communications, marketing, media and advertising, awards its annual Circle Awards to recognize women of color who help strengthen underrepresented voices in the industry and wider community. ...
Jul 23, 2019 07:00 am ET
Interpublic Announces Second Quarter and First Half 2019 Results
Second quarter net revenue increase of 9.1% and organic net revenue increase of 3.0%First half net revenue increase of 11.0%; organic net revenue increase was 4.6%Second quarter operating income increase of 6.0% to $264.2 million and EBITA...
Jul 23, 2019 06:30 am ET
Interpublic Group of Cos., Inc. to Host Earnings Call
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 23, 2019 / Interpublic Group of Cos., Inc. (NYSE: IPG) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2019 Second Quarter Earnings to be held on July 23, 2019 at 8:30 AM Eastern Time.
Jul 19, 2019 11:00 am ET
Carmichael Lynch debuts new campaign for U.S. Bank
MINNEAPOLIS, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial goals large and small are the focus of a new campaign from U.S. Bank and Carmichael Lynch. The new advertising emphasizes the brand's belief that "hard work works" and highlights the role of U.S. Bank as a trusted financial partner....
Jul 17, 2019 02:05 pm ET
Interpublic Names Andy Polansky Chairman & CEO of Constituency Management Group (CMG)
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced that it has promoted Andy Polansky to Chairman and CEO of Constituency Management Group (CMG). Mr. Polansky, who has served as Weber Shandwick’s CEO since 2012, also will become Executive Chairman of Weber...
Jul 15, 2019 09:30 am ET
GameStop Doubles-Down on Retail Innovation, Partners with R/GA to Re-Design the Future of the Cultural Gaming Experience
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), today announced a strategic partnership with global innovation design firm, R/GA, to strengthen its focus on creating unique in-store experiences as part of its strategic move in re-affirming its place in the video...
Jul 08, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Schedules Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Release
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that it will release earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 on the morning of July 23, 2019.  Following the release, the company will hold a conference call for investors at 8:30 a.m....
Jun 26, 2019 10:11 am ET
IPG Outperforms the Industry, Winning 11 Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today an impressive performance at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Showing the depth and breadth of creativity within its network, IPG agencies dominated at the festival taking...
Jun 19, 2019 06:09 am ET
IPG Hosts Ninth Annual Global Breakfast at Cannes Festival of Creativity
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that the company hosted its ninth annual women’s breakfast in Cannes this year. The 2019 program, “With All Due Respect: Turning Intention Into Impact” recognized advertising’s profound influence and...
Jun 11, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group Announces CFO Transition
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that Frank Mergenthaler, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has elected to retire effective December 31, 2019. Mr. Mergenthaler will continue with the company in an advisory role...
Jun 10, 2019 10:28 am ET
IPG Named to S&P 500 ESG and S&P Global 1200 ESG
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) was recently named to two new S&P Indices that recognize companies’ work in the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) space — the S&P 500 ESG and the S&P Global 1200 ESG. The S&P 500 ESG is based on the S&P 500...
May 31, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the Credit Suisse 21st Annual Communications Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Credit Suisse 21st Annual Communications Conference on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019, at 9:30 am Eastern time, as scheduled.  A link to the live webcast will be posted on the day of...
May 31, 2019 02:14 pm ET
IPG Named the Most Creatively Effective Holding Company at U.S. Effie Awards
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that the company took top honors at last night’s U.S. Effie Awards, the pre-eminent industry awards show that recognizes all forms of marketing that contribute to a brand's success. For the third year...
May 23, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Declares Common Stock Dividend
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on IPG common stock of $0.235 per share, payable on June 17, 2019, to holders of record at the close of business on June 3, 2019....
May 22, 2019 03:54 pm ET
Weber Shandwick Most Awarded Agency at 2019 PRWeek Global Awards
LONDON, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, was the most winning agency at the 2019 PRWeek Global Awards in London. The firm won a total of six awards, including four in partnership with clients: Best Campaign in Asia-Pacific, Corporate and Social Responsibility, Global Citizenship and Issues and Crisis. ...
May 21, 2019 01:57 pm ET
IPG Names Pete Stein Global CEO of Huge
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that is has appointed Pete Stein as Global Chief Executive Officer of Huge, one of the marketing industry’s most innovative companies. Pete takes on this role effective immediately. As Global CEO,...
May 21, 2019 09:00 am ET
Jack Morton Recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of the Year Winner
BOSTON, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global brand experience agency, Jack Morton, was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 27th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Wednesday, May 15 in Detroit. ...
May 17, 2019 09:00 am ET
Commonwealth//McCann Recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of the Year Winner
DETROIT, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth//McCann was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 27th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Wednesday, May 15 in Detroit. ...
May 17, 2019 07:30 am ET
Weber Shandwick Appoints Will Ludlam as U.S. West President, Strengthening Firm's Corporate and Technology Expertise
NEW YORK, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced today the appointment of Will Ludlam as president of Weber Shandwick West, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Seattle. With a strong background in corporate and technology public relations, he has supported a diverse group of blue chip and emerging companies in previous roles and brings deep expertise in strategic counsel and crisis communications. At Weber Shandwick, Ludlam will be based in Seattle and responsible fo...
May 15, 2019 10:30 am ET
Momentum Worldwide Relocates Headquarters
NEW YORK, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global experiential advertising agency Momentum Worldwide has relocated its headquarters, signaling a pivotal step in the company's evolution and growth. The new office, in New York City's Financial District, was inspired by Momentum's commitment to collaboration, innovation and the agency's experiential roots. The role of experiences in the new design is a celebration of Momentum's motto: "it's not what brands say, it's what they do that matters." ...
May 10, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the 47th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media & Communications Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the 47th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media & Communications Conference on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019, at 10:00 am Eastern time, as scheduled.  A link to the live...
May 08, 2019 03:13 pm ET
Weber Shandwick Most Winning Agency at 2019 North America SABRE Awards with Eight Trophies
NEW YORK, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing services firms, was recognized with Diamond and Gold SABRE awards across eight categories at The Holmes Report's 2019 North America SABRE Awards in New York – making Weber Shandwick the most award-winning firm of the night. ...
May 08, 2019 09:00 am ET
McCann's Bill Kolb Honored as 'Motivating Leader' At Women of Tomorrow's Annual Inspiring Detroit Awards
DETROIT, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Kolb, a leading worldwide marketing executive who is Global President, Diversified Agencies, at McCann Worldgroup, was honored last night by Women of Tomorrow with the non-profit organization's "Motivating Leader Award." One of only five awards presented at the non-profit's Metro Detroit annual dinner, the "Motivating Leader" distinction recognizes "a member of the community whose inner drive, commitment and dedication have influenced change, created opportunity and inspired innovation."...
Apr 30, 2019 09:40 am ET
NHTSA and the Ad Council launch new campaign to combat marijuana-impaired driving: "If You Feel Different, You Drive Different"
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Ad Council today launched a new national campaign to encourage individuals to recognize that when they're high on marijuana they shouldn't drive. Created pro bono by award-winning agency Reprise Digital, the multimedia communications campaign features the tagline, "If You Feel Different, You Drive Different." The first video spot can be viewed here. ...
Apr 26, 2019 07:00 am ET
Interpublic Announces First Quarter 2019 Results
First quarter net revenue increase of 13.0%, with strong organic net revenue growth of 6.4%In seasonally small first quarter, net loss was $9.5 million, compared to net loss of $16.1 million in 2018, and adjusted EBITA1 was $103.6 million...
Apr 25, 2019 09:02 am ET
FCB Tops the 2018 Good Report
NEW YORK, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FCB scored high, across the board, on the 2018 Good Report, with four offices throughout the network being represented. The Good Report – a ranking created in collaboration between ACT Responsible and WARC – champions sustainability and social responsibility, and celebrates purpose-driven creative work that "raises awareness of major social and environmental issues."  ...
Apr 24, 2019 10:00 am ET
R/GA Ventures partners with leading Oregon organizations to create Venture Studio focused on Enterprise Blockchain solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, R/GA Ventures, Moda, Umpqua Bank, Portland State University, Oregon Health & Science University, Business Oregon, ConsenSys and blockchain research firm Smith + Crown, are pleased to announce the launch of the Oregon Enterprise Blockchain Venture Studio (OEBVS): the first program of its kind designed to build a blockchain-based ecosystem, and position Oregon's businesses and institutions to further compete globally. ...
Apr 23, 2019 11:31 am ET
FCB Named to Advertising Age's 2019 A-List
NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Advertising Age released the results of its annual A-List earlier this week, and Interpublic Group's FCB was recognized as one of the publication's top-ten agencies on their 2019 A-List. The agency had a strong showing at the Awards Ceremony and was featured as a top-five finalist in the following categories:...
Apr 23, 2019 10:19 am ET
FCB/SIX Named Ad Age Data/Analytics Agency of the Year
TORONTO, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FCB/SIX, the Toronto-based unit of Interpublic Group's FCB, announced it was named Data/Analytics Agency of the Year by Advertising Age earlier this week. Selected from more than 200 agencies, this coveted annual award honors the top, forward-thinking and creative innovators in the advertising industry. ...
Apr 18, 2019 01:32 pm ET
McCann Worldgroup Named Most Effective Agency Network In 2019 Global Effie Effectiveness Index
NEW YORK, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup was named the Most Creatively Effective Agency Network in the global 2019 Effie Effectiveness Index. This is the second consecutive year McCann Worldgroup has earned this distinction....
Apr 17, 2019 12:00 pm ET
The Cashless Culture: Are We There Yet?
Under the mattress, in your phone or through your fingerprint? How close are we to adopting a cashless culture? In a new research study, Cashless Culture, the Marketer’s Guide to the Emerging Cashless Consumer, conducted by Origin, Hill Holliday’s independ
Apr 17, 2019 11:51 am ET
FCB Mexico and Ayudín Launch "Casi un monumento" (Almost a Monument)
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Global Home Index (2017), 90% of household chores involve cleaning, and there is still a significant equity gap between men and women – especially in Argentina – when it comes to spending time performing cleaning chores....
Apr 16, 2019 12:29 pm ET
IPG Agency Brands and People Dominate the Ad Age A-List Awards
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that ten of its agencies were represented at Ad Age’s annual A-List and Creativity Awards, the trade publication's prestigious annual ranking of the industry's best and most forward-thinking marketing...
Apr 08, 2019 04:00 pm ET
Weber Shandwick Expands Technology & Corporate Expertise in U.S. West Region with New Senior Leaders
NEW YORK, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced today the appointment of three new senior leaders to bolster the agency's capabilities across technology and corporate communications in its U.S. West region, which includes offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Silicon Valley....
Apr 08, 2019 10:07 am ET
Xcel Energy Selects Carmichael Lynch As Agency of Record
MINNEAPOLIS, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy, an energy company that proudly powers millions of homes and businesses, has selected Carmichael Lynch as its agency of record following a competitive marketing agency search. ...
Apr 04, 2019 05:00 pm ET
McCann TV Commercials For Microsoft And Verizon Named #1 And #2 'Breakthrough' Creative Work In Q1 2019
NEW YORK, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ace Metrix Inc. named two TV commercials from McCann New York as the #1 and #2 TV commercials in its quarterly rankings of the top-performing creative work of the year. McCann's emotion-packed TV commercials for Microsoft ("We All Win") and Verizon ("First Responders – Coach") ranked #1 and #2, respectively, in the Ace Metrix list of Top Breakthrough Ads of Q1 2019....
Apr 04, 2019 12:00 pm ET
IPG Merges Two Award-Winning Brand and Technology PR Agencies
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that it is merging two public relations brands in its portfolio, U.S.-based Current Marketing and global agency Creation. The newly combined agency, Current Global, specializes in consumer marketing,...
Apr 04, 2019 10:42 am ET
Interpublic Named a Top Company to Work for by LinkedIn
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that it was named to the fourth annual LinkedIn Top Companies list, a national ranking of the 50 most sought-after companies where Americans want to work and develop their careers. IPG is the...
Apr 04, 2019 08:31 am ET
Smokey Bear Celebrates 75th Birthday with Celebrity Friends in Innovative New Animated Emoji Campaign
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Smokey Bear's 75th birthday – August 9, 2019 – the U.S.D.A. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters and the Ad Council have teamed up to celebrate the nation's favorite bear. To ensure that Smokey Bear's important message of wildfire prevention is heard throughout the nation, Stephen Colbert, Al Roker and Jeff Foxworthy have joined the historic campaign, lending their voices to help expand on Smokey's iconic "Only you can prevent wildfires" catchphrase through the use of facial recognition and voice technologies....
Apr 03, 2019 04:30 pm ET
Interpublic Schedules First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that it will release earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 on the morning of April 26, 2019.  Following the release, the company will hold a conference call...
Apr 02, 2019 09:00 am ET
Jack Morton Appoints Shelley Elkins Chief Creative Officer
BOSTON, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Morton, global brand experience agency, today announces that Shelley Elkins has been named chief creative officer. Elkins has been promoted to the role from senior vice president, executive creative director. ...
Mar 28, 2019 01:04 pm ET
Former White House & Minneapolis Super Bowl Host Committee Communications Leader Joins Weber Shandwick
MINNEAPOLIS, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced today the appointment of Andrea Mokros as senior vice president, corporate and public affairs, based in the agency's Minneapolis office. Mokros brings to Weber Shandwick 20 years of experience in communications, strategic planning, and event production at the local, state and national level, including highly visible roles in the Obama administration and the Super Bowl Host Committee for Minnesota. ...
Mar 28, 2019 09:14 am ET
Interpublic Receives Perfect Score on 2019 HRC Corporate Equality Index
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay,...
Mar 25, 2019 07:25 am ET
Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Amphenol, Motorola Solutions, Interpublic Group of Companies, Anthem, Boingo Wireless, and Littelfuse — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH), Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI),...
Mar 22, 2019 04:25 pm ET
Gail Heimann Named Agency Professional of the Year at 2019 PRWeek U.S. Awards
NEW YORK, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual PRWeek U.S. Awards last night, Weber Shandwick president Gail Heimann was named Outstanding Agency Professional of the Year. Heimann was honored for her dedication to accelerating innovation across the firm and the industry. PRWeek noted that peers describe her as "leading figure in our industry" with "a remarkable vision for where the industry is headed." The publication recognized Heimann for her role in driving Weber Shandwick's growth, evolving the firm's capabilities and strengthening its roster of talent.   ...
Mar 18, 2019 01:21 pm ET
MRM//McCann Named A Leader By Gartner For 3rd Straight Year
NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM//McCann has been designated as a Leader in Gartner Inc.'s newly released "Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies," marking the third year in a row that the McCann Worldgroup global customer relationship agency has been recognized in the Leaders quadrant in the annual report. Gartner Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, compiles its analysis based on an evaluation of 15 criteria encompassing both completeness of vision and ability to execute....
Mar 18, 2019 12:15 pm ET
Craft Earns ISO 17100:2015 Quality Certification
NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Craft Worldwide, the global content-production and adaptation unit of McCann Worldgroup, today announced that it has been certified to the ISO 17100:2015 standard for translation, transcreation, and multilingual services. With this quality management certification, Craft is now among an elite group of service providers of worldwide scope that meet this exacting standard. ...
Mar 11, 2019 06:52 pm ET
McCann Worldgroup Named EMEA Agency Network of the Year 2019 by Campaign Magazine
LONDON, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup Europe was named EMEA Advertising Agency Network of the Year by Campaign Magazine in its first-ever European rankings of agencies in this region. Selected for strong business performance, adopting innovative approaches and demonstrating a focus on inclusion for wellbeing for employees – McCann Worldgroup Europe was considered by the judges to be experiencing its most successful year yet....
Mar 08, 2019 02:34 pm ET
Huge Unveils Hooha, the World's First Smart Tampon Dispenser at SXSW 2019, and Partners with The Female Quotient
BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- To raise awareness for Women in Technology, Huge, the global experience agency (NYSE: IPG), today unveils the world's first smart tampon dispenser. "Hooha" was concepted and created by Huge and will launch in The Female Quotient's FQ Lounge, Home of Equality @ SXSW on International Women's Day, Friday March 8, 2019 in Austin, TX. The new product, Hooha, is meant to replace the antiquated tampon dispensers across the globe. But Hooha is more than an IoT device -- it's a challenge to a male-dominated tech industry to start to innovate for all. ...
Mar 07, 2019 05:00 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the Deutsche Bank 27th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Deutsche Bank 27th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference on Monday, March 11th, 2019, at 9:30 am Eastern time, as scheduled. A link to the live webcast will be posted...
Mar 05, 2019 08:00 am ET
MillerCoors Appoints Jack Morton As Lead Agency For Experiential, Sports, Music And Entertainment Marketing
BOSTON, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MillerCoors, a leading American beer brewer and Jack Morton, the global brand experience agency today announce that they have entered into a new partnership to support the brewer's experiential, sports, music and entertainment marketing. As a result, Jack Morton has been named Lead Agency supporting MillerCoors across these categories. ...
Mar 04, 2019 09:00 am ET
McCann Worldgroup Named Most Creatively Effective Agency & Network In 2019 WARC 100 Rankings
NEW YORK, March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup was named the #1 advertising agency network for creative effectiveness in the 2019 WARC Effective 100 rankings. The WARC Rankings are a global index of creative, effective and media excellence in advertising....
Feb 26, 2019 02:00 pm ET
Hill Holliday Launches Hill Holliday Health
Following 12 years of consistent growth and award-winning work, Boston-based Hill Holliday is elevating its high-performing healthcare practice, creating a distinct, connected brand: Hill Holliday Health.
Feb 25, 2019 08:20 am ET
Consolidated Research: 2019 Summary Expectations for NetApp, Gladstone Investment, Interpublic Group of Companies, CBRE Group, Insight Enterprises, and Ryanair — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP), Gladstone Investment Corporation...
Feb 21, 2019 05:00 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the 2019 Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the 2019 Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Tuesday, February 26th, 2019, at 7:00 pm Eastern time/4:00 pm Pacific time, as scheduled. A link to the live...
Feb 13, 2019 07:15 am ET
Interpublic Increases Common Stock Dividend by 12%
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on IPG common stock of $0.235 per share, payable on March 15, 2019 to holders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2019....
Feb 13, 2019 07:00 am ET
Interpublic Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2018 Results
Q4 2018 net revenue grew 13.3% to $2.41 billion, with strong organic net revenue growth of 7.1%FY18 net revenue grew 7.5% to $8.03 billion, with organic net revenue growth of 5.5%, highlighted by growth across all world regionsFor the full...
Feb 12, 2019 09:47 am ET
Love Has No Labels Celebrates Fourth Anniversary with Original Two-Part Facebook Documentary Series in Partnership with Great Big Story Featuring Stories of Unity in the Wake of Crisis
NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the fourth anniversary of Love Has No Labels, the Ad Council joined Facebook and Great Big Story today to premiere the first installment of an original Facebook Anthology showcasing real people from different backgrounds coming together during moments of crisis. The docuseries arrives on the heels of the campaign's first-ever short film, "Rising," which challenges viewers to consider why it takes a disaster to bring us together. Hosted by award-winning online personality and filmmaker Jay Shetty, the two-episode docuseries was produce...
Feb 11, 2019 08:00 am ET
McCann Campaigns, Clients And Creative Talent Top 2018 Analysis Of The Industry's 'Most Awarded'
NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup ranks at the top of the industry in its awards performance, according to a newly released 2018 year-end analysis published by The Drum Magazine. Called the 2019 "Big Won World Creative Rankings," the report shows McCann as the only agency with two among the top 5 most creatively awarded campaigns as well as leading all agencies in its total number of top-awarded creative leaders. ...
Feb 11, 2019 08:00 am ET
Momentum Drives Growth in North America With Key New Hire in Midwest
CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global experiential advertising agency Momentum Worldwide today announced the new hire of Kevin Collins to the position of Managing Director- Midwest. Based in Chicago and starting on February 25th, Collins will report directly to Donnalyn Smith, Momentum's President, North America. ...
Feb 04, 2019 04:51 pm ET
McCann Scores #1 & #2 In Super Bowl Social Ranking With Emotional TV Commercials For Verizon & Microsoft
NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann agencies and their client partners Verizon and Microsoft scored #1 and #2 in the digital/social conversation about TV commercials run during Super Bowl LIII, according to metrics from Advertising Age....
Feb 01, 2019 08:01 am ET
McCann Health Canada Expands Capabilities And Presence To Offer Integrated Healthcare Communications
TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ -- McCann Health today announced that it has integrated and aligned its Canadian healthcare communications and pharmacy marketing practices under the unified brand of McCann Health Canada. The reorganization, which includes the designation of McCann Health Toronto as the countrywide headquarters, will expand both McCann Health Canada's integrated capabilities and its geographic reach to address opportunities for clients in the evolving Canadian healthcare market. This expansion includes McCann Pharmacy becoming an embedded practice that will service all McCann Hea...
Jan 22, 2019 07:45 am ET
Market Trends Toward New Normal in Agilent Technologies, Xilinx, Interpublic Group of Companies, Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Flexsteel Industries, and USA Truck — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, An
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A), Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX),...
Jan 17, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Earnings Release
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that it will release earnings for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018 on the morning of February 13, 2019.  Following the release, the company will hold a conference call for...
Jan 17, 2019 08:00 am ET
67 Percent of Communications and Marketing Executives See Positive Reputational Impact When CEOs Take a Stand on Societal Issues
NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-thirds of communications and marketing executives (67 percent) in the US, UK and China whose CEOs have spoken out on hotly debated current issues believe that CEO activism reaps reputational rewards. According to CEO Activism: Inside Comms and Marketing, a survey commissioned by global communications and marketing solutions firm Weber Shandwick with KRC Research, only seven percent of those whose CEOs have spoken out say the impact was negative. Seventy-two percent of those reporting a positive impact say the benefits were long-term. ...
Jan 14, 2019 12:58 pm ET
MRM//McCann Adds to Senior Global, APAC and U.S. Leadership
NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM//McCann, a leading global customer relationship agency, today announced a series of key leadership appointments across its network, including a new Global Chief Operating Officer. The announcement of senior executives promoted and hired follows the recent promotion of Kate MacNevin to Global Chief Executive Officer of MRM//McCann....
Jan 07, 2019 10:27 am ET
McCann Health Named among Top 10 'Best Places to Work' by Ad Age
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health today was named to Ad Age's 2019 "Best Places to Work" list, ranking ninth among all North American ad agencies, ad tech firms, media companies and marketing companies with more than 200 employees. McCann Health, which is based in Parsippany, N.J., is the first and only healthcare marketing firm in New Jersey selected for this prestigious ranking of workplace environments since Ad Age initially launched this annual industry evaluation in 2010....
Jan 04, 2019 04:46 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the Citi 2019 Global TMT West Conference
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Citi 2019 Global TMT West Conference on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, at 12:30 pm Eastern time/9:30 am Pacific time, as scheduled. A link to the live webcast will be posted on...
Jan 03, 2019 07:00 am ET
Matt Eastwood Joins McCann Health As Global Chief Creative Officer
NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health today announced that Matt Eastwood has been named Global Chief Creative Officer of McCann Health, a leading worldwide professional and consumer healthcare communications network with top-ranked practices spanning marketing, medical communications, and scientific consulting. Eastwood, most recently Worldwide Chief Creative Officer at J. Walter Thompson Co., brings a track record of all-around creative leadership to a growing health and wellness industry sector where both consumer and professional communications are increasingly embracing th...
Dec 17, 2018 10:55 am ET
McCann Health Agencies Take Top Honors at Campaign Magazine's 2018 Asia-Pacific "Agency of The Year Awards"
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health agencies were recognized with top honors across the Asia-Pacific region at the Campaign Magazine Asia-Pacific "Agency of The Year Awards" 2018. McCann Health agencies in Japan, India, China and Australia were honored during this coveted awards show....
Dec 11, 2018 08:00 am ET
Jack Morton Launches Global Innovation Practice: Genuine X
BOSTON, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global brand experience agency, Jack Morton, today announces the launch of Genuine X, the agency's innovation practice, The initiative is designed to support clients' business needs at a time of increasingly rapid change, often driven by technology. Genuine X will fuel innovation and creativity, pushing the boundaries of brand experience to help clients meet evolving consumer expectations and maintain competitive advantage.  ...
Dec 10, 2018 02:46 pm ET
MRM//McCann Promotes Kate MacNevin To Global CEO
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup announced today that Kate MacNevin has been promoted to Global Chief Executive Officer, MRM//McCann, a leading global customer relationship agency....
Dec 07, 2018 09:30 am ET
IPG to Host National Day of Understanding Focused on Issues of Race, Ethnicity and Inclusion
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that it will join more than 150 companies across the U.S. for the Day of Understanding, initiated by the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion™  on December 7th, 2018. Michael Roth, Chairman and CEO of...
Dec 03, 2018 08:20 am ET
Research Report Identifies Choice Hotels International, salesforce.com, inc, Hormel Foods, Interpublic Group of Companies, United Continental, and Activision Blizzard with Renewed Outlook — Fundamenta
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH), salesforce.com, inc....
Nov 28, 2018 02:18 pm ET
Optaros by MRM//McCann Ranked as a 'Strong Performer' in Independent Report on Commerce Specialists
NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM//McCann, a leading global customer relationship network, announced today that its e-commerce specialist agency, Optaros by MRM//McCann, was ranked in the Strong Performers category by the independent research firm Forrester Research in its report "The Forrester Wave™: Commerce Specialist Service Providers, Q4 2018."  ...
Nov 16, 2018 09:00 am ET
Xbox & McCann Win Big At 2018 Clio Entertainment Awards
NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft's Xbox was recognized as the Game Publisher of the Year at the 2018 Clio Entertainment Awards in Los Angeles. This is the third year in a row for Xbox to receive the recognition. 215 McCann San Francisco & McCann London, collected a total of 16 Clio Awards on Xbox's behalf....
Nov 13, 2018 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Declares Common Stock Dividend
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on IPG common stock of $0.21 per share, payable on December 17, 2018, to holders of record at the close of business on December 3,...
Nov 13, 2018 10:09 am ET
McCann Health Joins Private Sector Roundtable (PSRT) Supporting The UN Global Health Security Agenda
NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health, one of the world's most creatively awarded healthcare communications networks, with the recent establishment of its Global Scientific Council, today announced it has joined the Private Sector Roundtable (PSRT) supporting the UN Global Health Security Agenda....
Nov 13, 2018 09:22 am ET
Americans Do Not Fully Trust Social Media for Health Information, According to New Weber Shandwick Study
NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey profiling how American adults access, use and feel about health-related information finds that most American social media users who regularly seek health information are concerned about incorrect or misleading medical information on social media, and few have found health information on social media to be accurate. These findings are consistent across generations. The survey, The Great American Search for Healthcare Information, was conducted among 1,700 Americans 18 years of age and older. It was commissioned by global communications and ...
Nov 12, 2018 01:53 pm ET
Momentum Launches MomentumBi™, a New Business Intelligence Platform
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Momentum Worldwide, the world's leading global experiential advertising agency, has launched MomentumBi™. A first-of-its-kind business intelligence platform that leverages artificial intelligence to ingest structured and unstructured data to provide real-time insights that inform, enhance and measure experiential advertising. As a cloud-based, cognitive platform with AI capabilities, MomentumBi™ correlates Momentum's proprietary experiential data with sales, media, and behavioral data from global intelligent media delivery company to gain atomic-level ...
Nov 09, 2018 04:15 pm ET
Interpublic Group to Present at the 2018 RBC Capital Markets Technology, Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference
New York, NY – November 9, 2018 – Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the 2018 RBC Capital Markets Technology, Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at 9:10 am Eastern time, as...
Nov 08, 2018 11:00 am ET
The 614 Group Partnered With IPG To Advise On Acquisition Of Acxiom Marketing Solutions
NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The 614 Group announced today that it had been selected by Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) earlier this year as a due diligence advisor on the holding company's acquisition of Acxiom Marketing Solutions (AMS), now known as Acxiom LLC. IPG completed its acquisition of Acxiom on October 1, 2018, and Acxiom now operates as a stand-alone company within IPG. The consulting assignment was noteworthy for its complexity in unlocking the potential of bringing together IPG's media, creative, marketing services and analytics capabilities with Acxiom's unrivalled exp...
Nov 07, 2018 09:05 am ET
McCann Health Wins Most Awarded Network At The 2018 Creative Floor Healthcare Show
NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health, two-time Network of the Year winner at Cannes Lions Health, announced today that it has won Most Awarded Network 2018 at the Creative Floor Healthcare Awards celebrating the world's best health and wellness creative work....
Nov 05, 2018 09:00 am ET
McCann Named Global Network of the Year at London International Awards
NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup was named Global Network of the Year at the 2018 London International Awards (LIA). The global network, which won two coveted Grand LIA awards, was awarded a total of 74 statues representing creative work from 14 countries....
Oct 31, 2018 10:30 am ET
Hill Holliday Promotes Three
Hill Holliday has made several key strategic moves in media, strategy and production, it was announced today by Hill Holliday president Chris Wallrapp. The changes reinforce the agency’s ability to develop talent internally, and double down on the commitment to innovation and growth.
Oct 30, 2018 06:39 pm ET
Next Generation of Leadership Announced at R/GA with Sean Lyons Named Global CEO
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- R/GA has announced that Sean Lyons, the company's US President, will assume the role of Global CEO on January 2, 2019. The appointment, made by R/GA Founder, Executive Chairman, and CEO Bob Greenberg, represents the first time the CEO role will be filled by someone other than the company's founder....
Oct 30, 2018 11:02 am ET
McCann Health Global CEO John Cahill Named Top Influencer By MM&M / PR Week 3rd Year In A Row
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health, the most awarded global professional and consumer healthcare communications network and two-time Cannes Lions Healthcare Network of the Year winner today announced that its Global CEO, John Cahill, has been named to MM&M/PR Week's Health Influencer 50 list for the third year in a row. ...
Oct 26, 2018 09:00 am ET
Iceland Foods & Weber Shandwick Win Campaign of the Year at The Holmes Report's 2018 Global SABRE Awards
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, was awarded a Platinum Global SABRE in partnership with Iceland Foods for the #toocoolforplastics campaign at The Holmes Report's 2018 Global SABRE Awards last night. The  campaign centered on Iceland Foods' commitment to removing plastic packaging from its 1,400 owned-label foods in just five years – making it the first supermarket in the world to do so. ...
Oct 26, 2018 08:00 am ET
Starco Brands Collaboration With Deutsch Gains Momentum
Starco Brands (OTC: STCB), a creator of innovative and disruptive consumer products, and Deutsch, a creative agency owned by Interpublic Group (NYSE:IPG), have deepened their collaboration on new brand launches. Following the successful 2017 launch...
Oct 25, 2018 09:00 am ET
McCann Detroit Appoints Brad Emmett as New Chief Creative Officer
NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Detroit today announced that Brad Emmett has been appointed as the agency's new Chief Creative Officer....
Oct 24, 2018 09:00 am ET
Weber Shandwick Launches Global Consultancy to Help Organizations Drive Lasting Change
NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, today launched United Minds, a global management consultancy specializing in transformation. In today's era of rapid disruption, the consultancy will help C-suite executives deliver positive, lasting change by combining data-fueled strategy and creative communications solutions, engaging stakeholders in every part of the process....
Oct 24, 2018 07:40 am ET
Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Tabula Rasa Healthcare, Interpublic Group of Companies, Travelport Worldwide, Weight Watchers International, vTv Therapeutics, and U
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Tabula Rasa Healthcare Inc. (NASDAQ:TRHC), Interpublic Group of Companies,...
Oct 15, 2018 05:36 pm ET
McCann Worldgroup Named 'Network of the Year' at 2018 Cresta Awards
NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup was named Network of the Year at the 26th Annual Cresta International Advertising Awards in New York. McCann Worldgroup won a total of 34 awards from eight agencies across five countries. This marks the third year in a row McCann Worldgroup was named Network of the Year and the second year in a row McCann New York was Agency of the Year....
Oct 01, 2018 04:25 pm ET
Acxiom Marketing Solutions Joins IPG Family of Companies
Acxiom LLC, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, today announced that the acquisition of Acxiom by Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) is complete. Acxiom will operate as an independent company under the Acxiom brand led by co-presidents Dennis Self and Rick Erwin. Transaction details can be found in IPG’s press release.
Oct 01, 2018 11:50 am ET
Opel Names McCann as New European Creative Agency
NEW YORK and FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Opel will soon have a new agency: as of January 1, 2019, McCann will be the European creative agency of the German carmaker. "We are looking forward to working with McCann," says Tobias Gubitz, Director Brand Strategy and Marketing Communications at Opel/Vauxhall. "Our new partner has a European network of top creatives. The decision also creates efficiencies, since McCann is already working for our British sister brand, Vauxhall. This helps us to implement a pan-European strategy – with a strong focus on the values of each brand....
Sep 28, 2018 12:32 pm ET
McCann Worldgroup Named Network Of The Year At 2018 FIAP Creative Festival
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup was named Agency of the Year 2018 at the Ibero-American Advertising Festival (FIAP) celebrating the most creative advertising in all Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking countries. Held in Buenos Aires, FIAP is one of the leading creative awards shows in Latin America....
Sep 27, 2018 03:37 pm ET
McCann Health Global Scientific Council Hosts Special Event At UN General Assembly Focused On Driving the Scientific Agenda Forward in A Complex Changing World
NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health, one of the most creatively awarded healthcare communications networks in the world, and part of McCann Worldgroup, today announced that its new Global Scientific Council will host a special event during the 73rd U.N. General Assembly focusing on the theme of "Driving the Scientific Agenda Forward in A Complex Changing World." ...
Sep 26, 2018 12:29 pm ET
FCB Earns Top International Information Security Certification
CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago office of FCB, an Interpublic Group creative agency, today announced that it has received International Standards Organization (ISO/IEC) 27001:2013 certification for information security from one of the world's leading ISO management systems registrars, National Quality Assurance (NQA). ...
Sep 26, 2018 09:00 am ET
CEO Activism in 2018: 82 Percent of Technology Professionals Favor CEO Activism
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey of technology professionals – such as software/application developers and software engineers working in a variety of sectors in seven global markets – finds high levels of positivity toward CEOs who speak out on hotly debated current issues. According to CEO Activism in 2018: The Tech Effect, commissioned by global communications and marketing services firm Weber Shandwick in partnership with KRC Research, 82 percent of tech professionals have a favorable opinion of CEO activists and 81 percent think CEOs have a responsibility to speak up abo...
Sep 26, 2018 08:00 am ET
Weber Shandwick Names Julie Hall Boston General Manager
BOSTON, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced today the appointment of Julie Hall as executive vice president and general manager, Boston. Bringing an extensive background in strategic marketing communications, Hall will oversee the office's operations with a focus on delivering innovative client solutions, driving growth, nurturing talent and continuing to foster a culture of collaboration and bold thinking. ...
Sep 19, 2018 09:30 am ET
Jack Morton Experience Brand Index: Half Of All Consumers Skeptical About Brand Promises And Demand Proof
BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Morton, the global award-winning brand experience agency, today launches its first global Experience Brand Index, a survey of 6,000 consumers across the United States, United Kingdom and China. The research, which covered 100 brands and 10 industries, asked consumers to rate varying brand experiences - comparing what a brand promises versus what it delivers.  ...
Sep 18, 2018 03:27 pm ET
McCann Mumbai Named '2018 India Agency of the Year' And 'Hottest' Creative Shop by Campaign Brief Asia
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup Mumbai was named as "2018 India Agency of the Year" by Campaign Brief Asia. The publication, which cited the agency's "dominant performance at award shows," also ranked it No. 1 in its list of "India's Hottest Agencies" and placed its creative leaders in the first four positions in its ranking of "India's Hottest Creatives."...
Sep 10, 2018 10:11 am ET
Women Constitute 50 Percent of US College-Educated Workforce, but Only 25 Percent of STEM Workforce
NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In a groundbreaking effort to encourage girls to pursue their interests in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the Ad Council convened an unprecedented coalition of partners, including GE, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Verizon, to launch She Can STEM. The national public service campaign includes digital and social creative content, as well as television, print and out-of-home advertising that showcases the achievements of female STEM role models to reinforce the idea that STEM is cool, unexpected and inspiring. Beginning today, the campaig...

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