Staff Reporters
Mar 19, 2018

Agency Report Card 2017: JWT

We assess JWT's 2017 performance in APAC, based on its business results, its innovation and initiatives, its work and awards and its people and leadership.

J. Walter Thompson attempted a comeback in 2017 thanks to a scandal-free year that allowed APAC CEO John Gutteridge to get down to business instead of putting out fires. 

Gutteridge’s main focus was to grow digital and data analytics offerings, supposedly without diminishing JWT’s reputation as a hive of creativity and great ideas. This meant a greater collaborative role for digital network Mirum. Gutteridge assumed oversight of both businesses while Nanda Ivens stepped...

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