by Herman Manson. We catch up with the founder of Creative Spark for details on his agency’s acquisition by M&C Saatchi PLC and its implications.
by MarkLives. Matthew Buckland — digital media entrepreneur, journalist and adman — has died.
by Herman Manson. Matthew Buckland has exited Creative Spark, the digital agency he launched, and taken its news and media division, Burn Media, with him.
Matthew Buckland has grown his marketing and publishing businesses, Creative Spark and Memeburn.com, to 12 full-time staff members in little more than a year. At the moment he complains about the pace of growth – as in not quite fast enough – and, to inject further fuel into his budding media empire, he is announcing the launch of a series of new burn.com websites.
by Herman Manson. We list the creative people most read about on MarkLives during 2019.
by MarkLives. Former Primedia Online CEO, Tanja Lategan, has joined Creative Spark — part of the M&C Saatchi Group of agencies — as MD.
by MarkLives. The IAB SA has announced the winners of the 2017 Bookmarks Awards. Congrats to all.
by Herman Manson. M&C Saatchi PLC has acquired Creative Spark to house conflict work from M&C Saatchi Abel and to boost digital skills within SA group.
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