Erik Oster, AdWeek

Erik Oster

AdWeek

Newtown, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • AdWeek
Past:
  • Mediabistro

Recent articles by Erik:

Arnold Splits With CEO Kiran Smith After 15 Months

Smith succeeded Pam Hamlin in July 2018. → Read More

Omnicom and Publicis Groupe Big Winners in $2.2 Billion Disney Media Review

The review encompassed all the company’s properties, including 20th Century Fox. → Read More

Deutsch North America CEO Mike Sheldon Is Leaving the Agency After 22 Years

Kim Getty and Val DiFebo will lead the L.A. and N.Y. offices, respectively. → Read More

Industry Vets Form Consultancy Aux to Plug Into Existing Offerings

They’re offering everything from experiential to DNA sequencing. → Read More

Partners + Napier Names Courtney Cotrupe New CEO as Sharon Napier Steps Into Chair Role

The agency also hired a CCO. → Read More

A Diversity Panel Isn’t Enough, Says Essence’s Associate Operations Director

Kai Deveraux Lawson talks about being in mixed company. → Read More

FCB Shakes Up Leadership in Chicago and North America

Chicago CEO Michael Fassnacht steps down, Tyler Turnbull takes North America CEO role. → Read More

5 Foreign-Born Agency Creatives on the Many Difficulties of the Immigration Process

From the designer who’s also a Dreamer to a Canadian copywriter who simply gave up. → Read More

Making Sense of the 5 Major Holding Companies’ Data Offerings

Adweek spoke with all of them, and here’s what marketers need to know. → Read More

This Satirical Video Game Takes Aim at Gun Lobbyists

Brady organization’s ‘League of Legislators’ urges congressional action. → Read More

Carat Tops COMvergence’s Media Agency Global New Business Ranking for First Half of 2019

Client retention rates continue to fall overall. → Read More

Accenture Takes Creative In-House, With Droga5 as Lead Agency

The move ends its relationship with TBWA\Chiat\Day New York. → Read More

Dentsu Aegis Network Folds Fetch Into iProspect to ‘Enhance Both Offerings’

All 70 Fetch employees will become part of the iProspect team. → Read More

VMLY&R Hires Chief Creative on Colgate-Palmolive From Arnold

Fred Saldanha has earned over 40 Cannes Lions in his career. → Read More

Vodafone Sends $530 Million Global Media Account to Carat

The appointment comes as the British telecom is continuing to build up in-house buying capabilities. → Read More

Publicis Sapient Hires Accenture Vet as Chief Talent Officer

Mosaic Talent founder Kristi Erickson hailed for ‘commitment to inclusion’ by Publicis Sapient CEO Nigel Vaz. → Read More

IPG Signals Its Future With a Trio of Significant Leadership Changes

The holding company named a new COO and CEO for IPG Mediabrands and a global CEO for UM. → Read More

Holding Company Plan A and Badger & Winters Back Out of Deal as JCPenney and Agency Split

Last year’s agreement was never finalized. → Read More

Diageo Is Reviewing Its $320 Million Global Media Account

Carat is the current media agency for the spirits company, maker of Smirnoff and Guinness among others. → Read More

Tillamook’s Ads Slammed ‘Big Food.’ Now a Lawsuit Says It Uses Industrial Farming

Class-action complaint says the dairy brand downplays the size and nature of its suppliers. → Read More