Tag Archives: WPP


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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WPP, Twitter, and Viacom Explore New Platforms and New Engagement at Cannes

Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter, and Philippe Dauman, President and CEO of Viacom spoke with Sir Martin Sorrell, founder and CEO of WPP yesterday, as part of the Cannes Lions Live series. WPP has close relationships with both companies. Martin Sorrell noted that this year, WPP will spend $100 million with Twitter, up from $50 million last year, and $750 million with Viacom. ...READ MORE

One-On-One with Digitaria’s Daiga Atvara

CPC Strategy specializes in creating ecommerce content on the Internet for a number of top level clients. They routinely blog about advertising, covering topics such as native advertising, insights from industry leaders and more. Read an excerpt of their interview with Daiga Atvara, Executive Creative Director at Digitaria, which originally appeared on the CPC Strategy Blog, written by Jon Gregorie. ...READ MORE

JWT recognized in Ad Age 2013 Awards Report

The Ad Age 2013 Awards Report highlights this year’s most creatively celebrated advertisers, agencies, campaigns, creatives, production companies, directors and more. The report is based off results from the industry’s nine most prestigious global award shows, including Art Directors Club, Association of Independent Commercial Producers, The Andy Awards, The Cannes International Festival of Creativity, The Clios, D&AD, The One Show, The Webby Awards and The Festival of Media. Having produced some outstanding work this year, JWT Puerto Rico, JWT New York and JWT Shanghai have all been recognized by Ad Age! ...READ MORE

2013 WPP Atticus Awards Winners include Tom Doctoroff, Ann Mack

A few of JWT's own have recently been honored at the 2013 WPP Atticus Awards. The Atticus Awards encourage employees across the WPP network to pursue thought leadership by awarding original, published thinking in communications services. This year’s JWT winners include Tom Doctoroff, Ann Mack, and Anvar Alikhan. ...READ MORE

JWT Executive Promotions within the MEA Region

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. ...READ MORE

JWT APAC and JWT New York recognized in WPP Atticus Awards

The WPP Atticus Awards results are out and JWT's finest have won recognition. WPP’s highly competitive Atticus Awards encourage thought leadership within WPP agencies by awarding original, published writing in communications. This year, JWT APAC and JWT New York/JWT Intelligence received awards and commendation for their outstanding strategic work. ...READ MORE

dotJWT team makes Flipmote at Yahoo! WPP Hackathon

  On May 3 & 4, WPP and Yahoo! came together to host the first WPP Hackday at Ogilvy's trendy digs in New York City. The challenge? Build a new product or service using Yahoo! + other open-source technologies. JWT has over 2,000 digital experts in its realms so we flew in a dedicated team of four of our smartest, from all corners of the network. A big cheers to Matt Payne, Head of Technology at JWT London; Peter Bailey, Systems Architect at JWT Dallas; Nick Davison, Director of Web Development at Digitaria and Mike Nelson, Lead User Interface Developer at Heath Wallace in London for coming together to make Flipmote in just over 24hrs. Hold on to your inner geek, because here comes the code-talk... ...READ MORE