Ogilvy UK CEO Michael Frohlich joins the Echo Chamber to discuss his rise from 'PR person' to leading one of the UK's largest advertising agencies. Frohlich also explores what the PR world can learn from adland and vice versa, and looks at why PR agencies have struggled to build planning departments.
H+K CEO Jack Martin joins the Echo Chamber to discuss, not only H+K, but the upheaval at parent company WPP over the last year. In conversation with Paul Holmes, Martin talks about Martin Sorrell's sudden departure, the state of WPP's PR agencies and the future of the holding company.
The Echo Chamber talks to the USA's Young PR Lions representatives, Gabrielle Low and Kelly Kenny from Ketchum, going inside the selection process and the curious decision to not award a Bronze winner. Low and Kenny also explore how the PR agency industry needs to change, from the perspective of the younger generation.
WE international president Alan VanderMolen joins the Echo Chamber in Cannes in front of a live audience to discuss industry threats and opportunities, which holding groups are under pressure, and what firms he wants to buy.
Ketchum's chief strategy and creativity officer Karen Strauss and Daggerwing associate principal Elizabeth O’Connor join the Echo Chamber in Cannes to discuss how best to fostering a culture of creative collaboration.
Ketchum's Ruth Yearley and Tera Miller join the Echo Chamber to discuss how the evolution of planning in PR, the tension between data and creativity and why brave clients matter so much.
Holmes Report editors Arun Sudhaman and Maja Pawinska Sims preview the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival which promises to be a more slimmed down affair than usual, thanks in large part to cutbacks from holding groups. The duo explore which sessions and themes stand out, tips to survive Cannes and ponder the 'Sorrell effect'.
Calvin Soh was firmly ensconced as one of Asia's top creative directors when took a five-year mid-career break in 2012. Now back in the industry as R/GA's Asia-Pacific ECD, Soh talks to Arun Sudhaman about why exponential change forced him to reconsider his career options, for himself and his children. Soh also discusses how education systems can encourage creative thinking and explores the way that young people are changing the future of advertising.
Weber Shandwick EMEA chairman Tim Sutton rejoins the Echo Chamber to discuss the challenges facing Chinese companies as they seek to conquer foreign markets. Sutton also reviews Iceland's #TooCoolForPlastic campaign after it was named Best in Show at the 2018 SABRE Awards EMEA.