Tag Archives: Bob Jeffrey

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

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

Paley dialogue recap: Bob Jeffrey & Macy’s Joe Feczko on branded entertainment

This morning, Macy's SVP of Marketing Innovation and Integration Joe Feczko joined Bob Jeffrey, JWT's Worldwide Chairman and CEO, on stage at New York's Paley Center for Media for an enlightening discussion about how the famous department store has transformed into a successful entertainment brand. ...READ MORE

#ALSIceBucketChallenge Takes JWT by Storm

The Summer of 2014 has been all about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in ALS eventually leads to their death. When the motor neurons die, the ability of the brain to initiate and control muscle movement is lost. With voluntary muscle action progressively affected, patients in the later stages of the disease may become totally paralyzed. ...READ MORE

Adlatina Interview with Gustavo Martínez: “We want to lift the pioneering spirit of J. Walter Thompson”

-- This article is a translation of a piece by Natalia Biscione, editorial secretary at adlatina.com. View the original article in Spanish here. In the midst of his transition with Bob Jeffrey, Gustavo Martínez talks about some of the network's latest news, such as Vanina Rudaeff joining the agency in Argentina. He says he likes to have women in leadership positions because they provide a differential value, and adds that he wants to position the network among the top three across the globe. ...READ MORE

Burt Manning and JWT Honored at AEF Awards Night

On Tuesday, JWT and former JWT chairman Burt Manning were honored at the annual Advertising Educational Foundation Honors Night. Manning received the lifetime achievement award for his work in guiding JWT through their acquisition by WPP and his work on several famous campaigns in the late 80’s and early 90’s. ...READ MORE

Tony Pigott retires from JWT Canada

This month, Tony Pigott, former CEO of JWT Canada, will retire as the Global CEO of JWT Ethos and non-executive Chairman of JWT Canada. After 34 stellar years with JWT, Tony is now going to focus on his social enterprise venture, the Brandaid Project. We are sad to see him go, but wish him the best of luck on his exciting new journey. ...READ MORE

JWT in 2013: Cheers to a Year of Innovation

New business wins across the network, award-winning new work, and great new additions to JWT's roster of talent has rounded out our year in 2013. As we look ahead to 2014, we're gearing up for a very special celebration. Next year marks JWT's 150th anniversary---celebrating decades of innovation and creativity, and creating pioneering ideas people want to participate with. We’re proud to celebrate our heritage and our strengths as a network. Most importantly, we celebrate our people, whose creativity and passion for pioneering will help us write the next 150 years of history. ...READ MORE