Maurice Lévy, chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe, sat down one last time to deliver his annual address and wishes for the upcoming year.
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.
To assemble Adweek's second annual Power List, we considered the profiles and results of global corporate titans, taking into account such criteria as company value, revenue and revenue growth, market performance, consumer reach and affinity, their standing among rivals, the number of employees overseen, key acquisitions and partnerships, industry accolades and media buzz.
Unlike 4A's conferences in recent memory, soul-searching was the underlying theme in Miami this year—mostly the result of the fallout from the case against former J. Walter Thompson CEO Gustavo Martinez over alleged sexism and racism. Panel sessions and keynotes hit on the lack of diversity (and, to a lesser degree, transparency) in the ad business.
At the 4A's Transformation conference in Miami today, WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell wasted no time diving into one of the industry's most buzzed-about topics: the case
4A's president Nancy Hill had some stern words for the industry on the opening day of the organization's Transformation conference in light of recent allegations against J.
Advertising agencies must evolve in order to survive and support the growing demands of clients. Otherwise, they're doomed to fail, agency leaders speaking at the 4A's Transformation conference say.
The past year has been a tough one for Publicis Groupe chief Maurice Lévy, a well-regarded executive known for his adept management of the industry's third-largest marketing communications company.
A few short months after Publicis Groupe chairman and CEO Maurice Lévy announced a massive plan to restructure its entire network, the holding company unveiled today a plan for its media arm, Publicis Media, which aims to simplify its b