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Jan 29, 2014, 16:30 ET

Commonwealth//McCann Strengthens Account Leadership

 Commonwealth//McCann, the agency dedicated to the global Chevrolet account, today announced the appointment of Sharon Wacker to Managing...

Jan 28, 2014, 11:00 ET

Amar Urhekar Named President Of McCann Health Americas

 Amar Urhekar, a veteran of the Global McCann Health network, has been promoted to the newly-created position of President, McCann Health...

Jan 27, 2014, 16:24 ET

Alex Lubar Promoted To Global CMO Of McCann Worldgroup

Alex Lubar, who joined McCann Erickson as CMO of its North American region, has been promoted to Global CMO of McCann Worldgroup, a new position,...

Jan 09, 2014, 15:53 ET

Fear of Data Sharing Rose Significantly in Last Two Years

 U.S. consumer attitudes and behavior related both to data sharing and social media oversharing have shifted significantly just within the last...

Jan 06, 2014, 09:17 ET
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McCann Worldgroup Strengthens Global Creative Leadership

 McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has hired Rob Reilly as Global Creative Chairman, and promoted Linus Karlsson to Creative Chairman...

Dec 13, 2013, 09:30 ET

Luca Lindner Elevated to President of McCann Worldgroup

 McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has named Luca Lindner President of McCann Worldgroup.  Lindner was previously President...

Dec 11, 2013, 14:30 ET

Susan Duffy Joins McCann RCW As President

 As part of McCann Health's expansion of its professional communications capabilities in North America, Susan Duffy is joining the New...

Dec 09, 2013, 14:34 ET

McCann Health Expands North America Consumer Capabilities

 Responding to the rapid evolution of today's U.S. healthcare landscape, McCann Worldgroup is expanding McCann Health's consumer-focused...

Nov 19, 2013, 11:05 ET
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McCann Health Named Global Agency Network Of The Year

 McCann Health was named Healthcare Agency Network Of The Year at the 2013 Global Awards—The World's Best Healthcare & Wellness...

Nov 11, 2013, 09:59 ET

McCann Ranked Creatively As No. 1 Agency & No. 3 Network In 2013 Awards Report By Advertising Age Magazine

McCann Worldgroup was recognized in Advertising Age & Creativity magazine's Annual Awards Report as the 3rd most "Creatively Awarded...

Oct 14, 2013, 10:47 ET

McCann Eastern Europe Named 'Agency Network of the Year'

 McCann Worldgroup was recognized as "Agency Network of the Year" at the Golden Drum's 20th Annual Awards. The Golden Drum Awards...

Oct 10, 2013, 10:57 ET

Introducing 'Phubbing'

 The word 'Phubbing', coined to describe the uniquely 21st century phenomenon of ignoring the person in front of you in favour of...

Sep 17, 2013, 11:05 ET

McCann Worldgroup Dominates Spikes Asia Awards

 McCann Worldgroup Asia-Pacific was named "Network Of The Year" and McCann Melbourne was named "Agency Of The Year" at the 2013 Spikes Asia...

Jul 24, 2013, 14:00 ET

Commonwealth Appoints Gary Pascoe Chief Creative Officer, North America

 Commonwealth, a division of McCann Worldgroup, today announced the appointment of Gary Pascoe to Chief Creative Officer for North...

Jun 24, 2013, 09:05 ET

McCann Erickson Melbourne's "Dumb Ways To Die" Is Most Awarded Ad Campaign In Cannes Festival's 60-Year History; Wins A Record 5 Grand Prix Lions

 "Dumb Ways To Die," the irresistible pop-culture phenomenon from McCann Erickson Australia for Metro Trains Melbourne, on Saturday became the...

Jun 11, 2013, 17:33 ET
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Suzanne Powers Appointed Global Chief Strategy Officer for McCann Erickson

 McCann Erickson today announced the appointment of Suzanne Powers as EVP, Chief Strategy Officer. Powers joins McCann Erickson from...

Jun 10, 2013, 17:58 ET

Advertising Age Recognizes McCann's Linus Karlsson & John Mescall In Its Worldwide "Creativity 50" List

 McCann Erickson's Global Chief Creative Officer Linus Karlsson and McCann Melbourne Executive Creative Director John Mescall are included in...

May 13, 2013, 08:00 ET
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McCann Worldgroup Wins "Best of Show" & Most Awarded Campaign at 40th Annual One Show; Ranked as 3rd Most Awarded Network

 McCann Worldgroup continued its string of creative accolades by scoring as the 3rd highest-ranked agency network at the 40th Annual One Show...

May 09, 2013, 08:00 ET

McCann Melbourne Grabs "Best In Show" At One Show For "Dumb Ways To Die"

 McCann Melbourne won "Best In Show" at The 40th Annual One Show for "Dumb Ways To Die," the multiplatform campaign about train safety for...

Apr 20, 2013, 00:30 ET

Halo 4 Triumphs At Game Marketing Awards Festival

 The prestigious Game Marketing Awards, held last night in San Francisco, is the first and only U.S. program established to showcase and honor...