MRM//McCann Promotes Ariana Stolarz to Global Chief Strategy Officer

MRM//McCann's Ariana Stolarz has been promoted to Global Chief Strategy Officer. She had previously served as Global Director of Strategy at MRM//McCann, a McCann Worldgroup company.

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Deutsch Chairman and Former CEO Linda Sawyer to Depart Agency

Ad Age


Deutsch Chairman Linda Sawyer, who celebrated 27 years at the agency last week, will leave the Interpublic Group shop at the end of the year.Read more

'Free the Bid' Initiative Calls for Ad Industry to Give Voice to Female Directors

Coca-Cola, McCann, JWT, FCB, Mother, Ebay Amongst Those Pledging to Include Women Helmers in Production Project Bids


We all know Hollywood has been facing intense scrutiny for its lack of diversity and pay gaps with respect to female talent, including directors, who were behind the camera for only about 7% of the top 250 films last year.Read more


How to Unleash Your Personal Brand:  Learn from the High Profile Women at Cannes

On August 24, 2016, McCann Worldgroup in Singapore hosted YES WE CANNES, an interactive lunchtime screening and Q&A session for their local women’s group. This is the second event of its kind and is a follow up to the inaugural event hosted in March for International Women's Day. The aim of these meetings is to inspire, celebrate and engage women in McCann’s Singapore offices.Read more

FCB Chicago Appoints Liz Taylor as New Chief Creative Officer

Chicago Tribune

FCB Chicago announced the appointment of Liz Taylor to the role of chief creative officer, starting September 26. Taylor was most recently global executive creative director at Ogilvy & Mather and will partner with CEO and President Michael Fassnacht to lead the 750-person agency.


"We are excited to welcome Liz, whose relentless drive for creative excellence will help push our clients' brands and businesses even further. Her commitment to strong collaboration across all of the diverse disciplines within FCB Chicago will be key as we continue to elevate our work across all channels and platforms," said Fassnacht. Read on...

Women@Forbes Contributor Nicole Cramer

Nicole Cramer, Global Chief of Staff and Chief Creativity Catalyst for McCann Wordgroup, is now a regular contributor to the Women@Forbes new ‘Day In the Life’ series. Don’t miss her posts focusing on overcoming fear to jumpstart your success.

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Changemakers Chat: McCann's Suzanne Powers on Bringing Your Whole Self

A diverse group of women-and a few men-gathered recently at McCann for the latest Changemaker Chat with McCann Worldgroup Global Chief Strategy Officer Suzanne Powers.

Changemaker Chats bring together women working to advance positive change in their organizations and communities around the world, equipping them with the networks and know-how to be more effective in their daily lives. This recent edition was co-hosted by IPG Women's Leadership Network.Read more

Calling All Manbassadors

Advertising Age

By Beth Rilee-Kelley, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Martin Agency

Better Gender Diversity Requires More Male Sponsors

I first heard the term "manbassador" at the 3% Conference a few years back.

And it resonated with me.Read more

No Ordinary Woman

BW BusinessWorld

“Stop asking where. Instead, say here are the women, and we will solve a lot much faster”Read more

Interpublic Hosts Sixth Annual Women’s Breakfast in Cannes

For the sixth year in a row, Interpublic hosted a women’s breakfast during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. This year’s program, titled Expectations Aside: A Conversation with Extraordinary Women, featured participants including Maureen DowdGwyneth PaltrowDr. Mae C. Jemison and Katty Kay as well as IPG’s Michael RothGail Heimann and Kristen Cavallo, US Chief Growth Officer for MullenLowe.Read more