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These are Business Insider's biggest advertising and media stories for July 23.

Omnicom's DDB looks to a data-driven future with new leadership

These are Business Insider's biggest advertising and media stories for July 23.
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Hello! Welcome to the Advertising Insider daily for July 23. Lucia Moses here, filling in again for Lauren Johnson. Sign up for this newsletter here.

Today: DDB names new leadership, Snap investigates racism and sexism charges, and Amazon is expanding abroad.

Omnicom ad agency DDB names new global and North American CEOs, signaling a bigger focus on data and performance marketing

  • DDB went internally to name new CEOs for North America and its global network.
  • The moves were significant for at least two reasons: They suggest the agency, best known for its creative legacy, wants to be better known for using data to inform campaigns.
  • It's also named its first Black CEO in Justin Thomas-Copeland as the ad industry's poor record on diversity and inclusion is in the spotlight more than ever.

Read the full story, here.


Snap is investigating allegations of racism and sexism within the company after some employees complained of a 'whitewashed' culture

Read the full story, here.


Leaked screenshot shows Amazon letting sellers choose a yet-to-launch Swedish marketplace to register brands, hinting at the company's next target market

Read the full story, here.

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That's a wrap. See you tomorrow!

— Lucia

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