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McCann Worldgroup Rolls Out MW Presents Podcast Series to Provide Insights and Counsel from Top Leaders, Creators, Thinkers and Influencers

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:38pm

Hosted by McCann Global Chief Strategy Officer Harjot Singh, the podcast is launching with three initial episodes: Bill Kolb (Chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup), Kathleen Hall (Chief Brand Officer, Microsoft) and Dan Carucci (Chief Medical Officer, McCann Health).

Key Points: 
  • Hosted by McCann Global Chief Strategy Officer Harjot Singh, the podcast is launching with three initial episodes: Bill Kolb (Chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup), Kathleen Hall (Chief Brand Officer, Microsoft) and Dan Carucci (Chief Medical Officer, McCann Health).
  • Singh remarked, "So many podcasts understandably delve into what makes the most accomplished people so successful.
  • By the end of each episode, even the most venerable and seemingly untouchable of luminaries become relatable peers.
  • The network comprises McCann (advertising), MRM (science/technology/relationship marketing), Momentum Worldwide (total brand experience), McCann Health (professional/dtc communications), CRAFT (production), Weber Shandwick (public relations) and FutureBrand (consulting/design).

Weber Shandwick Launches Media Security Center to Address Emerging Information Threats

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

"The Weber Shandwick Media Security Center team works tounderstand the influence of questionable content on the attitudes and behaviors of customers, employees and other stakeholders.

Key Points: 
  • "The Weber Shandwick Media Security Center team works tounderstand the influence of questionable content on the attitudes and behaviors of customers, employees and other stakeholders.
  • The Weber Shandwick Media Security Center is powered byinsights fromsome of the leading institutions combating misinformationand disinformationand an exclusive partnership withthreat detection platform,Blackbird.AI.
  • The Media Security Center is designed to help clients navigate a volatile media landscape with bespoke solutionsthatprotect reputationsand commercial interests.
  • "The best practices ofthe Weber Shandwick Media Security Center are built onthebedrockofdeep issues management, analytics, policy and mediaexpertise,"saidChris Perry, Chief Innovation Officer, Weber Shandwick.

Huge Launches “Experience Stack of the Future,” a New Commerce Ecosystem

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:30pm

Huge (NYSE: IPG), a global experience agency, today announces the launch of Experience Stack of the Future (XSF).

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  • Huge (NYSE: IPG), a global experience agency, today announces the launch of Experience Stack of the Future (XSF).
  • Led by Huge, in partnership with Contentful and BigCommerce, XSF leverages a set of modern, highly-aligned platform technologies to be integrated into one commerce experience destination.
  • Holden Bale, Group Vice President and Head of Commerce at Huge said, Huge set out to launch XSF because it was time for a category change.
  • XSF is supported by Huges global Commerce practice, which creates and drives the adoption of commerce experiences and new business models that enable growth.

FCB Elevates Nigel Jones & Vita Harris

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 10:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FCB today announced the elevation of its top two global strategic leaders: Nigel Jones & Vita Harris.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FCB today announced the elevation of its top two global strategic leaders: Nigel Jones & Vita Harris.
  • Jones moves up from day-to-day operations to take on the Chairperson role for FCB, where he will partner with FCBs global leadership team on special projects.
  • Harris will continue leading these initiatives while also expanding FCBs strategic offering with data-driven performance capabilities enabled by FCBs ongoing investment in innovation.
  • Visit fcb.com or follow @FCBglobal on Instagram and Twitter and FCB Global on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Acxiom Recognized as Sitecore Platinum Partner to Fuel Data-Driven Customer Experiences Within Its Digital Experience Platform

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:43pm

Acxiom , the customer intelligence company whose data-driven solutions create business growth by enabling better customer experiences, today announced that it has achieved Sitecore s Platinum solution delivery level status as a Global Strategic Alliance and Platinum Solution Delivery Partner within the Sitecore Partner Program.

Key Points: 
  • Acxiom , the customer intelligence company whose data-driven solutions create business growth by enabling better customer experiences, today announced that it has achieved Sitecore s Platinum solution delivery level status as a Global Strategic Alliance and Platinum Solution Delivery Partner within the Sitecore Partner Program.
  • The global partnership agreement will see Acxiom leverage Sitecores Digital Experience Platform (DXP) integrated with Acxioms customer data , data management and decisioning evolution framework and powers Acxioms Decisioning CDP solution.
  • The Sitecore Customer Data Platform (CDP), previously known as Boxever, is the next evolution in this vision.
  • As ethical data and personalization experts, Acxiom will help drive customer experiences utilizing Sitecores product suite.

Reprise Appoints Glen Conybeare to New Role as Global President Reprise Commerce

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

Today Reprise, the performance marketing and eCommerce specialty agency of IPG Mediabrands (NYSE: IPG), announced the appointment of Glen Conybeare as Global President of Reprise Commerce.

Key Points: 
  • Today Reprise, the performance marketing and eCommerce specialty agency of IPG Mediabrands (NYSE: IPG), announced the appointment of Glen Conybeare as Global President of Reprise Commerce.
  • This newly created role builds on the vision for Reprise Commerce to become a preferred agency partner for clients globally by adding enterprise-wide leadership of the business unit.
  • The agencys roots in paid search and SEO laid the foundation for a thriving eCommerce craft and ultimately the establishment of Reprise Commerce.
  • Reprise Commerce is the dedicated Commerce business unit of Reprise.

Blackbird.AI Raises $10M Series A to Combat Disinformation, Narrative Conflict and Harmful Content

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:48pm

Following early success in the national security space, Blackbird.AI's enterprise demand has grown as narrative manipulation and disinformation continue to drive reputational and financial harm.

Key Points: 
  • Following early success in the national security space, Blackbird.AI's enterprise demand has grown as narrative manipulation and disinformation continue to drive reputational and financial harm.
  • Organizations can now map previously unseen risks to understand how to proactively respond to a new class of threat.
  • "Industrialized disinformation is the scourge of the digital world," said Daniel Freeman of Dorilton Ventures.
  • "Until now, bad actors have operated with impunity from behind a cloak of confusion to distort reality for companies and private citizens alike.

Interpublic Group to Present at the Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 9:30pm

New York, Sept. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference on Tuesday, September 21st, 2021, at 8:50 am Eastern time, as scheduled.

Key Points: 
  • New York, Sept. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference on Tuesday, September 21st, 2021, at 8:50 am Eastern time, as scheduled.
  • A link to the live webcast will be posted on the day of the conference on the Investor Relations section of Interpublic's website ( http://investors.interpublic.com ) where it will remain available for replay for 30 days.
  • Interpublic (NYSE: IPG) ( www.interpublic.com ) is a values-based, data-fueled, and creatively-driven provider of marketing solutions.
  • IPG is an S&P 500 company with net revenue of $8.06 billion in 2020.

FCB Chicago Named Top Creative Agency in North America at Cannes Lions 2020/2021

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 6:56pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity announced today that they have chosen FCB Chicago as the top creative agency in North America, ranking it third in the world overall.

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  • CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity announced today that they have chosen FCB Chicago as the top creative agency in North America, ranking it third in the world overall.
  • This is an extremely gratifying moment for us all, said FCB Chicago Chief Creative Officer Andrs Ordez.
  • It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as the number one creative agency in North America and third in the world, said FCB Chicago President Kelly Graves.
  • Earlier this year, the agency was also selected as Groupons global creative partner and as Safelites creative agency of record.

Fortune and Great Place to Work® Name Acxiom One of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Women™

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:40pm

Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine have honored Acxiom , as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Women.

Key Points: 
  • Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine have honored Acxiom , as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Women.
  • The Best Workplaces for Women award is based on analysis of survey responses from more than 5.6 million current U.S. employees.
  • In that survey, 93% of Acxioms associates said Acxiom is a great place to work.
  • Great Place to Work selected the Best Workplaces for Women by gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more than 5.6 million U.S. employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations.