Plus: A bit of controversy in the Young PR Lions.
China's representatives at the Young PR Lions at Cannes - from ad agency BBDO - won Gold yesterday, although there has been criticism that no Bronze award was given.
It's the second non-PR Lion for Edelman and the Make the Cut campaign.
FleishmanHillard, Edelman, and Ketchum bagged PR Lions on Thursday.
PR Lions up next; Former Burson U.K. CEO exits post-C&W merger.
The Bartle Bogle Hegarty co-founder sat down with Financial Times' global media editor Matthew Garrahan at Cannes.
London's Stripe Communications also took home a Bronze Lion for Entertainment.
The contract is worth more than $2 million.
She previously worked at Burson-Marsteller.
More than 215 entries have been shortlisted for PR Lions. That and more in today's Breakfast Briefing.
Weber Shandwick won a Lion in a non-PR category at Cannes last night, being credited with idea creation for a campaign for educational app Studytracks.
MSL has acquired French public affairs firm Domaines Publics, and is integrating the business into its PR unit.
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Mark Read has warned against "collapsing" too many WPP agency brands and said driving greater collaboration is more important than a "major restructuring."
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FleishmanHillard won a Bronze Lion in the Pharma Lions category in Cannes last night, for its MSunderstood campaign for Roche and MS Ireland.
The incumbent on the account was Blanc & Otus.
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Weber Shandwick has been shortlisted in the Mobile Lions at Cannes for a campaign for educational app Studytracks.
The Omnicom firm's efforts on the Blood Normal campaign for Essity's Libresse and Bodyform was shortlisted in several categories.
And Richard Edelman on the time his father called him "Honey" during a meeting.
Everyone agrees on the meaning of the word "integrated," but not much else.
Executives predict what's next for WPP.
But there's a catch: many agencies would rather pay freelancers they know and trust.
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The toughest task for Burson Cohn & Wolfe CEO Donna Imperato: bringing together the cultures of two very different WPP agencies, say top agency executives.
Demographic and economic trends are changing the communications industry in Africa, moving it away from traditional hubs and presenting opportunities.