Tag Archives: WPP

US Innovation Studio Deeplocal Gets Acquired By WPP

LONDON, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP Digital, the digital investment arm of WPP, announces that it has acquired Deeplocal, Inc., (“Deeplocal”) an innovation studio focused on product invention, design, and engineering for clients’ marketing campaigns in the US. Deeplocal’s gross revenues … Read the full press release

Active Display Group appoints Dean Hubball as CEO

SYDNEY, Australia, 01-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following an extensive search, WPP AUNZ’s Active Display Group business has appointed Deane Hubball as CEO. Beginning on February 7, the highly experienced Hubball will work closely with outgoing MD David Gittus, who will remain … Read the full press release

WPP continues strategy of investment with acquisition of majority share in MediaCom India

LONDON, 01-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP’s global media investment arm GroupM has agreed to increase its holding in MediaCom India to become a majority stakeholder. The move allows MediaCom India to access and tap into the global reach and infrastructure of … Read the full press release

Helly Hansen rolls out its inaugural digital-first campaign for its new ‘alive’ message developed by WPP’s Grey and Maxus

LONDON, 22-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Helly Hansen has launched its inaugural digital-first campaign promoting its new ‘alive’ message to drive brand awareness and affinity amongst skiers. The integrated creative and media strategy has been developed collaboratively between WPP’s Grey and … Read the full press release

WPP’s Grey Group acquired full-service healthcare and consumer agency Entreprise de Communications Tank Inc.

LONDON, 22-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that its wholly-owned operating company Grey Group, the global marketing communications company, has acquired Entreprise de Communications Tank Inc. (“Tank”), a leading full-service healthcare and consumer agency in Canada. Tank’s audited net revenues were … Read the full press release

Mirum brings digital power houses Cleartag, HeathWallace and Quirk together in the Middle East and Africa

LONDON, 02-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 1 November, Mirum will launch in the Middle East and Africa, bringing together three regional digital power houses, Cleartag, HeathWallace and Quirk. Renowned for their innovative and entrepreneurial cultures, together they will form what is … Read the full press release

WPP: Pace appoints Holly Kingsley as COO

NEW YORK, NY, 02-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Holly Kingsley has been named Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Pace, a WPP company based in New York City, with offices in New Jersey and Florida. Pace is a full-service branding and marketing agency … Read the full press release

WPP to put emphasis on its growth in Western Continental Europe with Les Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes SAS investment

LONDON, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that it is making an investment in Les Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes SAS (“LNEI”), the media group focused on investments in the French and international media sectors. Founded and controlled by Matthieu Pigasse, LNEI was … Read the full press release

GroupM appoints Kelly Clark as Global CEO

NEW YORK & LONDON, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — GroupM, the media investment group of WPP, today appointed Kelly Clark as Global CEO. Clark most recently served as the CEO of GroupM in North America from 2012 to 2015. Prior to that … Read the full press release

WPP: Geometry Global UK to appoint Juan José Posada as Chief Creative Officer

LONDON, UK, 16-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Geometry Global UK has announced the arrival of Juan José Posada as Chief Creative Officer. Juan José, formerly Geometry Global Executive Creative Director Latin America and Executive Creative Director Geometry Global Colombia, will relocate from Colombia … Read the full press release

WPP: J. Walter Thompson Australia acquired majority stake in Sydney based digital agency Webling Interactive

LONDON, 27-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that J. Walter Thompson Australia has acquired a majority stake in Webling Interactive (“Webling”), an award-winning independent digital agency based in Sydney. Webling offers an end-to-end service covering strategy, ideation, design and development … Read the full press release

WPP: John Deschner appointed CEO Ogilvy Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, 26-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Ogilvy Malaysia has appointed John Deschner as its Chief Executive Officer, effective today. He will be based in Kuala Lumpur and will report directly to Kent Wertime, COO of Ogilvy Asia-Pacific. Deschner comes to Ogilvy … Read the full press release

WPP reports billings up 5.0% and revenue up 6.8% in its Interim Results 2015

LONDON, 26-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP reports billings up 5.0% and revenue up 6.8% in its Interim Results 2015 Reported billings up 5.0% at £23.156 billion, up 5.0% in constant currency Reported revenue up 6.8% at £5.839 billion in sterling, … Read the full press release

WPP announces that Commarco GmbH has acquired majority interest in Nicole Weber Communications GmbH

LONDON, 9-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that Commarco GmbH, the leading German-based marketing services network which is part of WPP, has acquired a majority interest in Nicole Weber Communications GmbH (“NWC”), a German full service public relations agency. NWC … Read the full press release

WPP: mInteraction expands its strategic communications department with new appointments

BANGKOK, 9-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — mInteraction, the digital unit of GroupM Thailand has announced today the service expansion of its strategic communications department by appointing Chingcharn Kaveevuth as Associate Director, Digital Strategy, Payungsak Kiatruangkit as Manager, Digital Strategy, and Pan Jroongtanapibarn as … Read the full press release

WPP’s Wunderman acquired majority stake in leading digital marketing agency Binarix S.A.C. (“Phantasia”) in Peru

LONDON, 08-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that its wholly-owned operating company Wunderman, the world’s largest global digital agency network, has acquired a majority stake in Binarix S.A.C. (“Phantasia”), a leading digital marketing agency in Peru. Phantasia’s gross revenues for … Read the full press release

WPP leads US$250 million investment in George Pyne’s global sports marketing firm Bruin Sports Capital

LONDON, 08-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP, the world’s largest communications services group, is leading a syndicate investing US$250 million in Bruin Sports Capital, a global sports marketing firm launched by George Pyne, the former President of IMG Worldwide’s global sports … Read the full press release

WPP: Grey Brazil’s president Walter Longo launches new book “Marketing and Communication in the Post-Digital Era”

An expert in communication and innovation, Grey Brazil’s president approaches the use of technology as a competitive edge SÃO PAULO, 11-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Walter Longo, strategy and innovation mentor at Grupo Newcomm and president of Grey Brazil, is the author of … Read the full press release

WPP: Aqua acquires marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa Applogix

LONDON, 4-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that its majority-owned company, Aqua, South Africa’s largest digital agency and part of Wunderman, has acquired Applogix, a marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa. Founded in 2005 and employing around 20 people … Read the full press release

WPP: Ogilvy & Mather promotes Chris Reitermann to Chief Executive Officer for China

Shenan Chuang promoted to Vice Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather Greater China BEIJING, CHINA, 4-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) has today announced the promotion of Chris Reitermann to Chief Executive Officer for China. Paul Heath, Chairman & CEO of … Read the full press release

WPP: JWT acquires majority stake in digital agency in Brazil, Cairos Usabilidade Eireli (“Try”)

LONDON, 4-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that its wholly-owned operating company JWT, the global marketing communications agency, has acquired a majority stake of Cairos Usabilidade Eireli (“Try”), a user experience agency in Brazil that designs and develops custom web, mobile, … Read the full press release

Kantar’s The Futures Company expands its Asia-Pacific operation with new office in Shanghai

Names Kunal Sinha as Chairman, Asia-Pacific SHANGHAI, 11-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The Futures Company is pleased to announce the opening of an office in Shanghai, expanding its Asia-Pacific operation following the successful launch of a Singapore office in 2013. The Futures Company … Read the full press release

WPP’s wholly-owned company POSSIBLE acquired Double Encore, Inc. in the United States

LONDON, 11-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that its wholly-owned company, POSSIBLE, the global creative digital agency, has acquired Double Encore, Inc. in the United States. Double Encore’s unaudited revenues for the period ended 31 December 2013 were US$8.0 million with … Read the full press release

WPP reports revenues up 1.5% for its 2014 First Quarter Trading

 LONDON, 25-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP 2014 First Quarter Trading Update Reported revenues up 1.5% at £2.570 billion in sterling, up 8.7% at $4.257 billion in dollars and up 4.5% at €3.104 billion in euros Constant currency revenues up 9.6%, like-for-like … Read the full press release