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J. Walter Thompson Malaysia named AOR for FindIt Malaysia

J. Walter Thompson Malaysia has been named agency of record for FindIt Malaysia, which has launched a mobile platform that helps consumers find business and services nearest to them. The appointment underscores the office's fast-growing digital and social media marketing capabilities. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson Cairo & WPP’s Team Egypt support the Egypt Economic Development Conference

Last night the Intercontinental hotel in Davos, was the scene of a high level dinner between President El-Sisi of Egypt and a select group of international guests. On the agenda, Egypt’s mid term development strategy, ahead of the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) being held in Sharm El Sheik later in March. ...READ MORE
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Looking back at future trends: JWTIntelligence’s new “10 Years of 10 Trends” report

This week, J. Walter Thompson celebrated a decade of annual trends forecasting by releasing “10 Years of 10 Trends.” The report explores 10 of the most compelling macro trends identified since JWTIntelligence began its annual forecasts — trends shaping societal behaviors and attitudes, and defining the business landscape today. It maps how these trends have evolved to now, and casts an eye forward to where they are headed next. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson names Tarun Rai CEO, South Asia and successor to Colvyn Harris

Today, Gustavo Martinez, Chief Executive Officer of J. Walter Thompson Company, announced that Tarun Rai will succeed Colvyn Harris as CEO, J. Walter Thompson South Asia. Harris, who has worked with J. Walter Thompson for 35 years, will assume the role of Executive Director, Global Growth and Client Development, reporting to Martinez. ...READ MORE
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Lynn Power promoted to President, J. Walter Thompson New York & Claire Capeci promoted to Global President, Retail, J. Walter Thompson

Yesterday, Gustavo Martinez, J. Walter Thompson Company's Chief Executive Officer, announced two senior leadership changes designed to further strengthen key offices across the network and deepen expertise in target verticals. ...READ MORE
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Macy’s sets new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for longest wish list to Santa

This holiday season, Macy’s is not just spreading holiday cheer; the brand is breaking records. A GUINNESS WORLD RECORD to be exact. This year, Macy’s customers wished big during the online letter collection component of Macy’s Believe campaign, an effort that allows customers to create and send a digital letter to Santa. With every letter sent Macy’s donates $1 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. But this year Macy’s wanted to do more. The brand set an ambitious goal: to create the longest wish list to Santa. ...READ MORE
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24 Hours to Party. 150 Years to Remember

JWT has been celebrating its 150th anniversary all year. Activations like the launch of the Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship and the recently launched J. Walter Thompson History of Advertising Timeline have allowed us to celebrate our rich history and pay tribute to the spirit of inventiveness engrained in the JWT DNA from 1864 to 2014. ...READ MORE
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JWT New Zealand acquires Heyday, a New Zealand digital agency

JWT New Zealand has acquired a majority stake in Heyday, an independent digital agency based in Wellington. The move, which allows both companies significant synergies and growth opportunities across Auckland and Wellington, is a core part of JWT’s ongoing growth plan in New Zealand. ...READ MORE