Topic: Agency Holding Companies

Havas Reports Organic Growth of 5.1% in 2015 Thanks to European Business

CEO calls 2016 a 'year of acceleration'

Havas reported another year of strong organic growth under global chief Yannick Bolloré, who took over the Paris-based holding company two years ago. Havas said 2015 organic growth rose 5.1 percent…

IPG Creates a Bespoke Ad Agency Team to Help Launch LATAM Airlines

The largest airline group in Latin America

Interpublic is creating a new agency group led by McCann Worldgroup and IPG Mediabrands to work for LATAM Airlines, which is now the largest airline group in Latin America after…

Q2 Organic Growth Rises Only 1% at Publicis Groupe

But weak euro boosts revenue, net income

Publicis Groupe continues to reap the benefits of the strengthening dollar and pound sterling, announcing that second-quarter revenue rose 39 percent to $2.7 billion. But a more telling indicator, organic…

If Iran Sanctions Lift, Will Ad Companies Rush In?

Dentsu is already there, WPP and Publicis are in no rush

Sir Martin Sorrell, the WPP chief, has called Iran the last great, untapped market for growing his business. With a potential nuclear deal set to end some embargoes and perhaps…

MDC Founder Miles Nadal Quits Amid SEC Investigation

Additional $2 million in questionable expenses recently identified

Just how bad are the findings of the SEC's investigation of MDC Partners' founder Miles Nadal? That's the question looming over the company after he quit unexpectedly this week, along…

Omnicom Posts 5.3% Rise in Q2 Organic Revenue

Net drops because of foreign exchange rates

Omnicom, hit by foreign exchange rates, said second-quarter revenue declined 1.7 percent to $3.8 billion. The continuing strength of the U.S. dollar drove revenue down by 7.1 percent or $275 million. Organic…

Publicis Chief Maurice Lévy Earned a Mere $3 Million Last Year

Failed to meet some performance targets

Publicis Groupe chief Maurice Lévy earned a modest $3.1 million in compensation last year, a pittance compared with his peers. Omnicom CEO John Wren, for instance, took home $24 million, while…

WPP Makes Tamara Ingram One of the Highest-Level Female Execs in Advertising

And, she's not the only P&G account veteran moving up

Tamara Ingram, the chief of WPP's Team P&G group, has been promoted to a new post at the English holding company, becoming chief client team officer with oversight of all…

WPP's Q1 Revenue Was Up 8%, but Holding Company Expects a 'Demanding Year' Ahead

With no World Cup or Olympics, growth is harder to come by

The ad industry's largest holding company said its first-quarter profits for 2015 are "well above target" but admitted, "2015 looks to be another demanding year." WPP Group's reported revenue rose 8…

3 Teams Reach the Final Round of the Big Sears Holdings Review

Review encompasses all marketing services for Sears, Kmart

Three holding company teams have advanced in Sears Holdings Corp.'s marketing services review. Agency teams from Havas, Publicis Groupe and Interpublic Group made the cut and will be briefed further this…