ANA #SeeHer Initiative Makes Gender Equality, Diversity ‘Come To Light’: L’Oreal’s McHugh

As one of the first supporters of the #SeeHer initiative, L’Oreal has been getting feedback from television viewers surveyed on behalf of the Association of National Advertisers that informs both commercial messaging and program choices. “We’re on board one hundred percent,” Nadine Karp McHugh, the personal care marketer’s SVP of Omni Media, Creative Solutions & […]

 
 

Xandr’s ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Opportunity For Brand Relevancy: L’Oreal’s McHugh

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Short consumer attention spans don’t surprise L’Oreal’s Nadine Karp McHugh. What’s she’s interested in seeing is how AT&T’s new Xandr unit can help brands achieve relevance in their value exchanges with those consumers. “I think that competition is always a good thing, and I think that this new offering at Xandr […]

 
 

Viacom’s Gordon Promises Panel A New Phase Of OpenAP

It is now over a year since some US TV networks came together to strive for commonality in how they tap the opportunity of advanced TV ad targeting. Now, it seems, they want to kick it up in to the next gear. Last year, Fox, Turner and Viacom teamed to co-found OpenAP, a new consortium to […]

 
 

Can TV Be A Platform? A Cannes Panel Discusses

It’s no coincidence that TV companies are facing a challenge to retain ad spend migrating to digital ecosystems run by the big native behemoths. Several initiatives and companies are now trying to tackle that problem. But what will it really take for TV to become a “platform”? In this panel discussion moderating by MediaLink’s Matt […]

 
 

OMD’s de Nardis Enthuses About VR, Driverless Tech and IOT

LAS VEGAS – Even if there’s no disruption at CES there’s always good reasons for media agencies and their clients to meet “on nice, neutral ground,” says OMD Worldwide CEO Mainardo de Nardis. This year is no exception. “It’s all about innovation, even in years like this when there hasn’t been something terribly disruptive to […]