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Perry Fair named one of Ad Age’s 40 Under 40

If you’ve been to J. Walter Thompson’s Atlanta office, you’ve noticed him, most obviously for his tall stature or booming voice, maybe even his desk: a stand-up structure at the far edge of the office that fittingly resembles a captain’s bridge. If you’ve worked on a project with him, it may have been his calm demand for excellence or his sharp, decisive vision that caught your attention. If you’re in the industry, maybe you noticed the momentum. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson makes shortlist in 2015 Global PR Week Awards

We are thrilled to share that J. Walter Thompson’s 2014 campaign to celebrate its 150th anniversary has made the final shortlist in the Global In-House Team category for the 2015 Global PR Week Awards. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson London creates new management structure and recruits Danielle Bassil

J. Walter Thompson London announced today a new management structure designed to help deliver the agency’s integrated offering. The structure changes include Management Partners, Integrated Partners and Creative Partners, who all report to Joseph Petyan, James Whitehead and Russell Ramsey, the office’s Executive Partners. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson New York introduces Culture Muscle

Merriam-Webster crowned “culture” the 2014 Word of the Year. It’s never been more relevant. Whether it's describing the beliefs, customs, and arts of a society or group, brands that have leaned into cultural shifts have been able to become the most valuable and financially successful businesses in the world. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson London appointed strategic partner for Ribena

Last week, Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS) appointed J. Walter Thompson London long-term strategic partner for soft drink brand Ribena. The J. Walter Thompson team will work with the Ribena team to create a new brand positioning in the United Kingdom and help to broaden the brand’s appeal. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson Melbourne wins Jenny Craig account

Following a competitive pitch, Jenny Craig, one of the world’s largest global weight management companies, appointed J. Walter Thompson Melbourne as its lead creative agency. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson Company wins Treasury Wine Estates business

Yesterday, Australian-based global winemaking and distribution business Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) announced J. Walter Thompson Company as its new global marketing services provider. ...READ MORE
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Adlatina: Gustavo Martinez – “Latin America and India should compensate for the decline in Europe.”

He came to Buenos Aires, after a visit to Asia, and left for Rome 36 hours later. Such is the life of the new Global CEO of J. Walter Thompson, based in New York. “I don't believe in CEOs that work through email,” he said. Martínez praised those who command the Argentina office and said he had great expectations about the agency’s performance in Latin America and India. He also said he intends to update and streamline the network. ...READ MORE

Adlatina: Restructuring at J. Walter Thompson Mexico

The agency has confirmed the appointment of two Customer Service VPs. The firm’s Chief Creative Officer, Luis Gaitán, has also taken on the role of Chief Integration Officer. Furthermore, it will specifically focus on the digital, retail and shopper marketing segments. ...READ MORE