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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.

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

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

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That's a wrap. See you tomorrow!

— Lucia

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