Kevin Roberts

Ad Execs Behaving Badly: A Look at 2016’s High-Profile CEO Snafus

Even by advertising's typically high standards of executive churn, 2016 has been a C-suite bloodbath. And it hasn't happened quietly.

Are Agencies Finally Ready to Confront the ‘Rot at the Top of the Industry’?

The advertising industry's top women are done mincing words."A cancer" is how 4A's President Nancy Hill describes the agency world's lingering gender bias and racial insensitivity. "The industry has a huge diversity problem," says veteran creative Nancy Vonk.

Kevin Roberts Will Resign as Saatchi Chairman After Backlash Over Gender Comments

Less than a week after making dismissive comments about gender bias in the ad industry, Saatchi & Saatchi chairman Kevin Roberts has opted to resign, effective Sept. 1.

Saatchi Chairman Kevin Roberts Placed on ‘Leave of Absence’ Over Gender Comments

Saatchi & Saatchi Chairman Kevin Roberts has been asked by his agency's holding company, Publicis Groupe, to take a leave of absence due to his recent, dismissive comments about gender balance and women in leadership.

Diversity Advocates Are Dumbfounded as Saatchi Chairman Claims Gender Bias Is ‘Over’

Depressing. Damaging. Nonsense. Dead wrong.These are just a few of the many terms being used to describe Saatchi & Saatchi chairman Kevin Roberts' recent comments on women in advertising, and the chorus of angry voices is likely to continue growing.

Saatchi’s New CEO Doesn’t Want to Pick Apart the Past

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.

Once Again, Publicis Groupe Extends Maurice Lévy’s Term

Publicis Groupe, in the wake of its failed merger with Omnicom, today unveiled management reorganization that includes the spring 2017 retirement of CEO Maurice Lévy and Saatchi & S

Saatchi & Saatchi Finally Fills Its Worldwide Creative Director Role

For the first time in six years, Saatchi & Saatchi has a worldwide creative director.

Once Again, Saatchi Changes CEOs in New York

Saatchi & Saatchi is changing CEOs in New York again, after just 14 months.CEO Durk Barnhill is being replaced by Brent Smart, a worldwide managing director on General Mills, a key agency account.

Baglivo Exits Saatchi After Long Run

Mary Baglivo's long run at Saatchi & Saatchi has ended.