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Simon Gwynn is deputy news editor at Campaign. Contact him at simon.gwynn@haymarket.com or 0208 267 5694.

Guinness marketing boss Jeremy Kanter leaves Diageo after 15 years
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Guinness marketing boss Jeremy Kanter leaves Diageo after 15 years

Kanter was European marketing director for beers and ciders.

Turkey of the Week: To state the Obvious, you can't polish a turd
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Turkey of the Week: To state the Obvious, you can't polish a turd

If you're going to talk shit, you better do it with panache.

Leo Burnett nabs BBH's Carly Avener for MD role
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Leo Burnett nabs BBH's Carly Avener for MD role

Avener leaves fellow Publicis Groupe shop after 13 years.

Will John Lewis and Waitrose trip each other up?
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Will John Lewis and Waitrose trip each other up?

The two retailers are merging their operations. Will it work?

Channel 4 hires MTV's Matt Risley to head digital unit based in Leeds
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Channel 4 hires MTV's Matt Risley to head digital unit based in Leeds

Matt Ford joins to lead branded entertainment creation within division.

Beano Studios hires former Vice UK CEO Matt O'Mara
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Beano Studios hires former Vice UK CEO Matt O'Mara

O'Mara takes newly created role of chief commercial officer.

Imperial Tobacco retains BBDO for global advertising
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Imperial Tobacco retains BBDO for global advertising

Account is led by Proximity in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Movers and Shakers: Pulse Creative, Sky, VMLY&R, Anomaly, The Week
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Movers and Shakers: Pulse Creative, Sky, VMLY&R, Anomaly, The Week

Welcome to Campaign's weekly round-up of the hires, departures and promotions across the industry.

Duolingo appoints And Rising to launch first ad campaign
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Duolingo appoints And Rising to launch first ad campaign

Out-of-home ads are running across London transport sites from today.

Missing People out-of-home campaign returns
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Missing People out-of-home campaign returns

Work is organised by adtech group Qdot.

Deloitte in-house agency 368 hires David Harris as first creative director
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Deloitte in-house agency 368 hires David Harris as first creative director

Harris has previously led creative at Wunderman, FCB Inferno and Gyro.

John Lewis Partnership sticks to strategy despite £26m half-year loss
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John Lewis Partnership sticks to strategy despite £26m half-year loss

Business made loss in six months ending 27 July.

Pick of the Week: Barclaycard's interlinking ads get everything spot on
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Pick of the Week: Barclaycard's interlinking ads get everything spot on

It's a rare achievement for an ad to create fictional characters you'd actually really love to be friends with.

Subscription VOD closes in on live TV as top platform for young viewers
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Subscription VOD closes in on live TV as top platform for young viewers

Seventy-seven per cent of people aged 15-34 watch live TV each week, compared with 71% who watch Netflix or other paid video-on-demand services.

TSB parts ways with Vizeum
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TSB parts ways with Vizeum

Bank has shortlisted five agencies in media review that began last month.

Dark Horses makes trio of senior hires
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Dark Horses makes trio of senior hires

Sports creative agency backed by founders of Lucky Generals appoints COO, head of strategy and business director.

Tesco sponsors return of Supermarket Sweep
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Tesco sponsors return of Supermarket Sweep

Rebooted game show starts on ITV2 tonight with new host Rylan Clark-Neal.

Cadbury steps up 'Donate your words' campaign with touching neighbourly tale
Havas wins TripAdvisor global media account
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Havas wins TripAdvisor global media account

Travel platform called review at start of 2019.

New IPA and ISBA pitch guide aims to slash time, money and bureaucracy
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New IPA and ISBA pitch guide aims to slash time, money and bureaucracy

Industry bodies have published Finding an Agency, a best-practice guide for clients on agency search and selection.

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