Yahoo! Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer landed on the French Riviera last week with a posse of space adventurers. Her goal: Convince advertisers that the Internet -- with programming such as a new Yahoo sitcom about an alternate universe -- can be as effective as television for pitching brands.
WPP Plc Chief Executive Officer Martin Sorrell earned 29.8 million pounds ($50.2 million) last year, a 70 percent increase that makes the leader of the world’s largest advertising agency one of Britain’s best-paid executives.
Arup Dey traveled more than 800 miles to Kolkata, stood in line from 4 a.m. for a ticket and watched his cricket idol Sachin Tendulkar lose his wicket early in the second-last match of his record 24-year career.
Richard Easton loves the mixed grill special at Mangal 2, a family-owned Turkish restaurant in the gentrifying East London neighborhood of Dalston. What first drew him, though, wasn’t the food. It was the sassy, profanity- laden commentary on the restaurant’s Twitter feed.