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Tamara Ingram’s Tips to Getting More Women in Creative Departments

On Wednesday, June 22, in Cannes, the 4A's and IPA will host "World Wise Women," a panel discussion about increasing female leadership in the industry's creative departments.

The panel consists of five hugely successful, creative and talented women, including J. Walter Thompson Company's CEO Tamara Ingram. Tamara will appear on the panel alongside Nancy Hill, President and CEO, 4A’s; Becky McOwen-Banks, Creative Director, FCB Inferno & Co-founder of Creative Equals; Kate Stanners, Global CCO, Saatchi & Saatchi; and Lauren Connolly, EVP, Executive Creative Director, BBDO New York. ...READ MORE

Lens on Creativity: Mario Testino

Spotlight: Mario Testino (Special Presentation)

 Mario Testino, also known as the king of female glamor, needs no introduction, especially not in the fashion world. Although he is hailed as the king of female glamor, Testino’s work and process prove that it’s really not about glamor or perfection; it’s about improvisation and candid emotion. “I spent years trying to perfect everything and realized perfection is not that great at the end of the day. It’s that moment that happens without the hair pulled together, the clothes right, but that emotion. To me photography, if you capture that, you have it all,” he said. ...READ MORE

Lens on Creativity: Evgenia Arbugaeva

J. Walter Thompson is a proud supporter of the International Center of Photography (ICP), which held its 31st Annual Infinity Awards last month. The Infinity Awards have long celebrated the most distinguished careers and budding luminaries in the field of photography, including artists such as Annie Leibovitz, Bruce Weber, and Susan Sontag, among others over the years. The Lens on Creativity series features this year's ICP award winners, sharing their creative inspiration, vision and groundbreaking work. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson Company introduces Mirum, a modern global company

Exciting news out of J. Walter Thompson Company today as it announced today the launch of Mirum, a new global company. With a name inspired by the Latin word for "amazing," the new company unites 11 digital agencies spanning 17 countries and 40 offices. ...READ MORE

JWT Asia Pacific names Norman Tan as China Chairman and North Asia Chief Creative Officer

JWT Asia Pacific welcomes Norman Tan as China Chairman and North Asia Chief Creative Officer, effective Oct 27. For Tan, this is somewhat of a homecoming. A native of Singapore, Tan has worked at JWT Taiwan, JWT SEA, Grey, Leo Burnett, and Bates, where he held the role of Regional Creative Director. Most recently, he served as Chief Creative Officer and Vice Chairman for Lowe China, based in Shanghai. ...READ MORE

Meet JWT’s Worldwide CCO, Matt Eastwood

We're thrilled to welcome Matt Eastwood who officially joins us this week as our Worldwide Chief Creative Officer. We chatted Matt as he settled into his office about the new role, his plans for 2014, being a part-time architect and more. As he dives in amidst the excitement of JWT's 150th Anniversary, his eye is on one thing: the creative work. "When you produce outstanding creative work, everything else just falls into line," he told us. With a special blend of talent and an enormous amount of passion, we're living by a piece of advice Matt once received:  “Impossible is an opinion.” Read on for the full interview. ...READ MORE

Cannes: The Cradle Of Creative

Cannes gets a lot of ratings – from both the overly enthused and stubbornly underwhelmed ad-world troop. From the powerful execs to the green-around-the-gills-minions, we proffer our opinions as to what defines the festival and the idyllic South of France for us. Varied though these may be — because Cannes stories seem to be infinite — the perspectives fall into somewhat clear categories. ...READ MORE