Heard big layoffs at DDB today...

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Can someone explain why Wendy Clark has been so successful? I don’t find think she’s a charismatic leader. Her track record at DDB wasn’t great. So why does she continue to fail up?

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Layoffs in January at Ogilvy now DDB. Sort of an open-ended question but what going on at holding companies right now? Are we finally going to see one go under and split up this year? Anyone worried?

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Thoughts on the new (old) look at the top of DDB? What’s going on there?

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DDB Chicago? Once proud agency. Loses McDonald’s (everyone knows We Are Unlimited was a shell for DDB), State Farm and Cap One in less than a year. WTF...

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Any senior art directors at NY agencies looking for a new partner? Pref someone at BBDO, DDB, TBWA, Droga, Wk, Mother, T+S.

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Jon Flannery leaves DDB to be CCO at Edelman Chicago

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How is DDB Chicago these days? I see they are hiring again. Any openings in strategy (friend is asking) you know of? Thanks and enjoy the ☀️

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Looking for a contact at DDB! Obviously times are very weird right now, but I’ve been wanting to make a move to Chicago soon-ish or when hiring freezes are over. And would love to try to get in the do… more

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Honest opinions of DDB Chicago? I know they just did a round of layoffs but any insights on the company culture would be appreciated.

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So did DDB take Coors Light from Leo Burnett?

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Will any leader pay the price for DDB Chicago Capitol One and State Farm loss?

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To all those recently laid off or furloughed, sending virtual support your way. It’s hit everywhere. I have friends impacted at R/GA, DDB, Havas, FCB, EnergyBBDO and Ogilvy. 💔 If you weren’t laid o… more

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DDB Chicago posted ‘we’re hiring!’ today. For the same creative roles they just laid off.The press DDB would’ve gotten for being the first agency to bring people back? But instead they humiliated tho… more

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What going on at DDB Chicago?

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That was fast for Brent Choi at DDB. How was he to work with?

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What’s DDB Chicago like on Miller?

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Is DDB a good place for WOC? Pros and Cons?

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Anyone have any intel on working at DDB on State Farm in Chicago? My understanding is DDB is struggling and has been going down over the years.

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FCB, JWT, DDB, BBDO.... how many agencies can you name that just go by letters?

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Allstate Leaves Burnett. McDonalds leaves DDB. Large agencies/Conglomerates are cracking. Reasons? Is it about the bottom line or the work? I say it’s all about the money. Thoughts?

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That Miller Lite’s Cantenna work seems fun. DDB Chicago made it or DDB NY?

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So did DDB take Coors Light from Leo Burnett?

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Who is working on Walgreens pitch? Ogilvy + WundermanThompson? McGarry? DDB? Energy BBDO?

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What’s DDB like these days?

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Do we still refer to “traditional” agencies like BBDO, DDB etc as ATL? Speaking to some people about opportunities but not entirely sure what agencies like that are called as opposed to... cont

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Wow. DDB wins Army yet loses McDonald’s and State Farm in less than 90 days. Army is huge but State Farm was more than $600 million and McD’s was bigger than that. Who is running that place?

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Hi, I applied to a Jr AD position at DDB a few weeks ago. It was listed on their site: I cold applied and followed up recruiters. Was this position filled or should I keep following up?

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What clients does DDB NY actually have right now during the pandemic? How are they?

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the US Army just signed a $4 billion contract with DDB. Is that typical for top tier accounts, or is Uncle Sam over-paying?

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A team of engineers from Carnegie Mellon (my Alma mater) has developed a contact tracing app for iOS and Android- NOVID. Details below for folks who are interested. Stay safe!!

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Well the big agency layoffs have begun. Leo on Monday and possibly again Wednesday. DDB soon. conglomerates only care about money, profit and loss, and the bottom line. lots of families impacted.

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So. DDB and State Farm part ways? They’re not looking good lately

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Is DDB responsible for the "I don't need to smoke because I have JUUL" ads? That's some kind of evil right there.

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Is it true DDB ?

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