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J. Walter Thompson India wins the creative mandate for NPCI

Early this month it was announced that, following a multi-agency pitch, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) had awarded its creative mandate to J. Walter Thompson India. ...READ MORE
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UPDATE: J. Walter Thompson accepting applications for HLR scholarship until May 31, 2015

J. Walter Thompson will begin accepting applications for the Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship. Named after the industry’s first female copywriter, Helen Lansdowne Resor, the scholarship continues the work Resor started in inspiring and supporting female creative leadership in advertising. ...READ MORE

Lyle Tick joins J. Walter Thompson Company as Chief Growth Officer

“Since joining J. Walter Thompson one year ago, my main objective has been growth. And in Lyle, we have added to our management team a global citizen and digital native who is equipped to embrace the challenges of the industry and turn them into opportunities for growth. As J. Walter Thompson Company charges ahead towards an ambitious goal of getting each office to the top of its market, Lyle will be an important asset in realizing that objective, and helping us to evolve from advertising agency to marketing communications brand.” – Gustavo Martinez ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson @ Dubai Lynx 2015: Young Lynx – Filipa Mauricio, Nadia AlKen, Ali Faraj & Dina el Khouri

Earlier this month, the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity announced a new award category, the Glass Lion: the Lion for Change. The category will recognize "outstanding efforts challenging gender biases" and proceeds from the award will go to creating more gender-neutral work. " ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson @ Dubai Lynx 2015: Abla Fahita takes Dubai Lynx by storm

It was not some tech multinational CEO, nor a senior data analyzer revealing never-before-heard insights who got a full-house and the loudest standing ovation at Dubai Lynx this year. It was a puppet. Not any puppet though, but the region’s most successful puppet, Abla Fahita - who was there, courtesy of J. Walter Thompson MEA - to share her tried and tested recipe for how to play it big online. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson @ Dubai Lynx 2015 Recap: Award Winners

Dubai Lynx announced and awarded their 2015 award winners last night. J. Walter Thompson MEA earned an impressive 22 awards and among them, two notable wins by J. Walter Thompson teams in Riyadh and Amman. ...READ MORE

Join J. Walter Thompson at SXSW 2015

If you’re headed to Austin this weekend for South By Southwest, spend some time with J. Walter Thompson during one of our four Interactive panel sessions. We’re bringing together some of the most innovative digital leaders in the marketing industry, from companies like the United States Marine Corps, CrossFit, Sproutel, The Muse, Publicis, Oglivy and many more. ...READ MORE

Mondelēz International re-appoints J. Walter Thompson for cream cheese brand Philadelphia

Yesterday it was announced that Mondelēz International had re-appointed long-standing partner J. Walter Thompson as its pan-European creative agency for cream cheese brand Philadelphia, re-establishing the 50-year old partnership. ...READ MORE

LatinSpots: J. Walter Thompson Argentina’s Vanina Rudaeff

On March 8, many around the world celebrated International Women's Day. To pay tribute to women, LatinSpots summoned some of the most outstanding advertising professionals that honor women every day with their creativity and talent. This time, Vanina Rudaeff, CEO of J. Walter Thompson Argentina, tells us how it is to be a successful woman in a male-dominated industry.

J. Walter Thompson India wins creative duties for Askme

Last week it was announced that J. Walter Thompson India was appointed Askme’s creative agency.

Askme is a local search engine that provides users with information on anything from restaurants and bars to real estate agents and doctors. ...READ MORE