This morning, the High Potentials, Class of 2013 arrived in the New York office
for their Leadership Training Session. The program, which is also known as the HiP Club
, is comprised of JWT talent from a variety of countries, offices and disciplines. Now in its tenth year, the program aims to recognize, reward, train and develop the “rising stars” and future leaders of JWT.
If you believe the pitch by Adobe at this week’s summit
and the legions of digital marketing evangelists
filling our industry press, our marketing world is being turned upside down. (more...)
During the last weekend in September, a JWT Paris
team competed in BeMyApp’s
WeekEnd competition winning second overall for their app as well as the BeMyDesign prize. WeekEnd is a three-day mobile app development competition that takes place in Dallas, San Franciso, New York and Europe. This year, the WeekEnd competition in France was held in collaboration with Social Good Week
, challenging teams to tackle social and environmental issues through mobile app development. (more...)
Africa and its amazing potential, natural wealth, emerging middle class and quest for a better life, seems more and more like the land of “Milk & Honey”—a land waiting to be explored by courageous marketers.
The facts speak for themselves. Nestle today generates sales of more than 3 billion CHF on the continent. South African Breweries, better known as SAB Miller, operates 32 breweries and 19 bottling plants with more than 13,000 employees in Africa. Porsche has just opened its first show room in Lagos. Rural Cameroon is on the verge of overtaking Ireland as the largest guzzlers of Guinness. It seems almost certain that Africa will become the next global growth engine. But fast growing economies come with their very own challenges. It is not just about spotting opportunities; it is about organizing them in a way that benefits our clients and brands.
Following WPP’s recent announcement of Roy Haddad’s
new role as Director of WPP Middle East and North Africa (MENA), JWT is excited to announce further executive promotions in the region. Vatche Keverian
will take on the role of CEO of JWT MENA and Chris von Selle
is formally announced as COO JWT Africa. (more...)
A couple weeks back, JWT New York hosted our 2012 High Potential group, recently rebranded as the HiP Club, bringing together 30 talented JWTers from our offices in Europe, Latin America, Middle East/Africa and North America for leadership training, networking and a taste of the city. (more...)