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Chief Executive, WPP

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Chief Executive, Mindshare Worldwide

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Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, JWT

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Global Editor in Chief, Campaign

Rob Norman

Chief Digital Officer, GroupM Worldwide

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Brands should overcome their fears and take smart risks in real time
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Brands should overcome their fears and take smart risks in real time

At Advertising Week, Electronic Arts' Dana Marineau said that sometimes marketers have to throw a Hail Mary pass to keep brands relevant.

Time for a new name?
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Time for a new name?

Labels can be misleading. In the advertising world, it's time we came up with a new name for 'non-working media.'

From deep data to creative heights
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From deep data to creative heights

Three of the world's most respected creatives rejected the idea that algorithms and computers will ever replace people in the advertising industry at Advertising Week in New York yesterday.

Visa Checkout "one-handed" by BBDO New York
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Visa Checkout "one-handed" by BBDO New York

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald catches passes one handed to demonstrate how easy it is to use Visa Checkout in a new ad for the brand.

Pharrell Williams' "24 Hours of Happy" video to pick up new music Grand Clio
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Pharrell Williams' "24 Hours of Happy" video to pick up new music Grand Clio

A new award for music will be included in the 55th Clio Awards, with gold, silver and bronze winners for international advertising across 19 media types from 90 cities around the world.

Starcom MediaVest Group's Desmond is keen to nurture next generation
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Starcom MediaVest Group's Desmond is keen to nurture next generation

The global chief executive of Starcom MediaVest Group talks to Claire Beale about the need for talent and the new media agency model.

'If you aren't failing, you're not trying'
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'If you aren't failing, you're not trying'

Miles Nadal, chairman and CEO of MDC Partners, challenged Advertising Week attendees to encourage their teams to "pursue the art of the possible."

Forget feminism: Why promoting women just makes good business sense
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Forget feminism: Why promoting women just makes good business sense

Given that most leadership teams consist of men, it's not surprising that most agency culture and creative is filtered through a male lens. However, if you take a look at agencies run by women, you can see a bit of a difference.

Sales execs size up data at Advertising Week panel
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Sales execs size up data at Advertising Week panel

Data is "one of ESPN's greatest priorities" over the next 18 months, according to Eric Johnson, the ESPN executive vice president, global multimedia sales, speaking at Advertising Week this morning.

Upward and outward for international growth
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Upward and outward for international growth

As he helps welcome Campaign to US shores, WPP Group's CEO looks at new opportunities for global operations in brand-new markets.

'Let's believe that we are good'
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'Let's believe that we are good'

Everyone gets their share of business strife, writes MindShare's global CEO, but controlling costs and winning business shouldn't limit the industry's appetite for adventure.

Safety net
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Safety net

To GroupM's global chief digital officer, NFL scandals may be a bellwether for a shift away from big-league entertainment in favor of innovative new celebrities on fresh platforms.

Terry Graunke takes the helm of Engine
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Terry Graunke takes the helm of Engine

Lake Capital's acquisition of Engine brings together Engine's companies PR, direct marketing, data analytics, social media and digital and ad operations with Lake's Hollywood entertainment marketing company Trailer Park and the research company ORC.

Guinness "empty chair" by BBDO New York
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Guinness "empty chair" by BBDO New York

Guinness has released another tear-jerker of an ad in the US - and it's a respectable addition to the brand's daunting canon.

Wanted: A new agency model, experience required
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Wanted: A new agency model, experience required

As Millennials increasingly define our culture, JWT's worldwide chief creative officer writes, they will also define our understanding of an experience. If advertising is a conversation, we need to rethink what we are saying.

A new US Campaign
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A new US Campaign

Campaign has been celebrating and championing creativity in advertising, media and marketing for a very long time.

Subaru Outback "group photo" by DDB Canada Toronto
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Subaru Outback "group photo" by DDB Canada Toronto

Subaru has released a TV campaign for its Outback model.

Adidas "house match" by TBWA\Chiat\Day
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Adidas "house match" by TBWA\Chiat\Day

The retired football stars Zinedine Zidane and David Beckham take on the newcomers Gareth Bale and Lucas Moura in Adidas' new TV ad.

Nike "never finished" by Wieden & Kennedy Portland
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Nike "never finished" by Wieden & Kennedy Portland

The Seattle Seahawks' cornerback Richard Sherman gets hounded after making some hubristic statements in a humorous new ad for Nike.