In a surprising overhaul of its leadership, Saatchi & Saatchi New York has parted with both its CEO Brent Smart and its chief creative officer Jay Benjamin. Both will leave the agency, effective Sept. 1.
Robert Senior doesn’t like to dwell on the past, yet many of the challenges he’ll face as Saatchi & Saatchi’s next global CEO date back several years.
Saatchi & Saatchi's head of strategy for the Americas is leaving for another Publicis Groupe shop and Saatchi has filled the role with an insider.
The New York office of Saatchi & Saatchi has filled its top creative role with a leader from sister shop Leo Burnett. Jay Benjamin, the chief creative officer at Burnett's New York office, assumes the same title at the bigger office of Saatchi, whose top accounts include Procter & Gamble and General Mills. Both agencies are owned by Publicis Groupe.