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‘It’s rather sad’ – M&C Saatchi exodus leaves more questions than answers, Tony Walford quoted in The Drum
What’s next for beleaguered M&C Saatchi is the question now being asked after the resignation of the agency’s co-founder and three fellow directors in a shock move many have described as a “sad” ending to the advertising mogul’s career. Yesterday (10 December) Lord Maurice Saatchi resigned from the agency alongside board directors Lord Michael Dobbs, Sir Michael […]
Green Square at “Boom or bust in the new world order? Provoking thoughts on the agency future” panel event
Tony Walford was delighted to join leading industry figures at Kemp Little and The Growth Factory’s breakfast panel discussion on 17th October, offering insight and predictions on the future relationship between agencies and brands. The agency landscape is fast-paced. It’s hard to predict what will be the next game-changer. Shifting consumer needs, the increased importance […]
Why M&C Saatchi can still be optimistic despite its accounting woes, Tony Walford writes in The Drum
One of the biggest talking points in our industry over the past few months has been what might colloquially be termed a “cock-up in the accounts department” over at M&C Saatchi. To recap: back in August, it was announced the AIM-listed indie network’s auditors, KPMG, had raised concerns regarding accounting controls following an audit review. […]
In 2017 I gave a talk in Amsterdam in conjunction with The Drum titled ‘First Up Best Dressed – A Hothouse of Creative Talent‘. The talk looked at the potential focus of marcoms and marketing technology acquirers on the Netherlands post-Brexit. Since giving this talk, we have seen the well-publicised acquisition of MediaMonks by Sir […]