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Erik Oster

Erik Oster is an agencies reporter for Adweek, where he covers creative, media and strategy agencies. He is a frequent writer for Adweek's AgencySpy.


4A’s Advertiser Protection Bureau Tackles Misinformation

Brand Values

As we enter the home stretch of the 2020 election season, misinformation and disinformation is top of mind, with implications for platforms, advertisers and agencies alike. On IPG’s third quarter [...]

McCann Worldgroup’s MRM Hires Chief Technology Officer

C-Suite

MRM, the McCann Worldgroup global digital marketing and relationship agency, hired its new global chief technology officer away from WPP. Jayna Kothary steps into the role after five years at [...]

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Nathan Young Steps Down as President of Diversity Advocacy Group 600 & Rising

Diversity & Inclusion

After divisive comments on Twitter, the organization will shift to a "bottom-up structure."

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After Coronavirus Tweets, Tom Goodwin Is Out at Publicis Groupe

Leadership & Talent

He served as evp and head of innovation at Zenith Media before being named Publicis Groupe's head of futures and insight.

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Canva Selects OMD as First U.S. Media Agency of Record

Accounts

Appointment follows a review that included three media agencies.

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Omnicom’s Organic Revenue Declined 23% Last Quarter

Agencies

'We think the worst is behind us,' CEO John Wren said.

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SAP Names Omnicom Media Group as Its Global Media Agency of Record

Brand Marketing

Omnicom will service the client through a North Star unit consisting of talent from across the network.

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Publicis Groupe Reports 13% Decline in Q2 Organic Growth

Agencies

CEO Arthur Sadoun said the results showed that Publicis Groupe has "strong fundamentals" to withstand the crisis

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Havas Creative North America CEO Paul Marobella Is Leaving After 3 Years In the Role

Agencies

Global chief client officer Stephanie Nerlich is taking on an additional role of executive managing partner, North America.

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Visa Seeks to Consolidate $200 Million Global Creative Account

Accounts

Incumbent agencies BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi have been invited to participate in the review

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Zimmerman Advertising CEO Is Stepping Down After Nearly 6 Years

Agencies

Michael Goldberg joined the agency from Deutsch in 2014.

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Agencies Pledge Financial Support for Black Lives Matter

Diversity & Inclusion

Major holding companies make financial contributions to affiliated organizations.

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FCB New York Hires Chief Talent Officer From Havas

Leadership & Talent

Yoonjung Crosby spent nearly five years as director of talent management for Havas Worldwide.

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Daimler-Dedicated Publicis Emil Hires Chief Transformation Officer From Daimler

Leadership & Talent

Conrad Fritzsch served as global head, digital agency model for Daimler.

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Kroger Names Dentsu Aegis Network Team as First Integrated Media Agency of Record

Agencies

A fresh@dentsu unit, led out of 360i, will handle the $180 million account.