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McCann-Erickson's ex-VP claims Rs 1.61 cr for sexual harassment

By: Anil Thakraney and Viveat Susan Pinto

A former vice-president of top advertising firm McCann-Erickson has filed a suit against the company alleging sexual harassment, media magazine The Brief: has reported in its latest issue published today.

Clarinda D'Souza, who is said to have quit as VP - Creative with McCann-Erickson in Mumbai recently, has filed the suit (number 2507 of 2000) in Bombay High Court, the magazine said.

Those named in the suit are the company McCann-Erickson; Sorab Mistry, chairman and CEO; Nikhil Nehru, president and chief operating officer; Charles Berley, head of the company's Mumbai office; Peter Hamilton, executive vice-president - worldwide and regional director, Asia-Pacific; Donna Borseso, worldwide HR director and Marcio Moreira, vice-chairman, chief creative officer and director of global brands, New York.

Exhibition of Gill's sense

The publication of Unspecial Effects for Graphic Designers will coincide with a major exhibition of Gill's design and illustration.

At the School of Visual Arts Museum, 209 East 23rd Street in Manhattan. The exhibition opens Today, Monday, November 5th, from 6-8pm.
Be there or be square.

Doppelgangers on Ice

In the latest edition of Did They or Didn't They, may we present to you two spots - Each representing a distinctly different product/service, but both with a main theme that just might have you seing double.

John Gillard has passed away

John Gillard - the man who founded and was the burning fire behind the School of Communication Art in London, passed away this past Saturday.

John Gillard taught and practiced advertising and communication with a passion unlike any other for more than thirty years, and founded the School of Communication Art in 1985.

yourstruthfully - anonymous emailer

Mark Waites at Mother points out that:

Johan Camitz died yesterday, hit by a car after a shootout.

The truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. See the
New York Daily for details. (Their spelling mistake is quoted as written)

"Jhoan Camitz could walk the city's streets without drawing a glance, but the Swedish director's free-spirited and often daring commercials for Volkswagen, Diesel and Nike were watched around the world.

Mad Ave Must Have

If you're an ad geek like me (and you wouldn't be on this web site if you weren't) you might be afflicted with an ad book fetish. Well, get ready to squeeze a new tome on the bookshelf

MAD AVE: Award Winning Advertising of the 20th Century.

Stockholm PR agency wanted!

Due to the European expansion plans of independent wireless development community -, we are now looking for a small/medium sized PR agency - with an office in Stockholm - to handle media/analyst/industry relations for the Company.

60 second film festival

If you had remembered to enter your work April 1st you could have won something!

The online launch of this festival will be at

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