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Topic: John Wren

The 100 Most Influential Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech

Google's Larry Page tops Adweek's first Power List

Presenting Adweek's inaugural Power List, our ranking of the 100 most influential, innovative and effective leaders controlling media, marketing and technology. To assemble this list, we considered the profiles and results…

Omnicom Group Sees 2% Net Income Growth in Q1

But revenue declines about 1%

Omnicom Group eked out a net income gain of 2 percent in the first quarter, despite a revenue decline. Quarterly revenue totaled $3.46 billion, down 1 percent from $3.5 billion in…

Why Did Omnicom's Former CFO Get Paid So Little in 2014 When Its CEO Made So Much?

Randy Weisenburger got no bonus in spite of the company's performance

In a year when the lion's share of John Wren's $24 million in total compensation was linked to performance, the Omnicom CEO's second in command for most of a prosperous…

Agency of the Year: BBDO's Tenacity Turned a Major Client Loss Into a Minor Setback

With a cohesive worldwide talent pool, wins are pouring in

Even for indefatigable account man Andrew Robertson, BBDO’s global loss of Gillette's men's product line in 2013 was devastating. Looking back, the global CEO, in characteristic bespoke tailoring and confident…

Omnicom's Net Income Jumped 24% in Q3

Revenue rose more than 7%

Omnicom Group's organic revenue grew more than 6 percent in the third quarter, as overall revenue climbed more than 7 percent to $3.75 billion. Net income for the quarter, meanwhile, jumped…

Omnicom CFO Randy Weisenburger Exits

Controller Philip Angelastro succeeds him

Randy Weisenburger, the well-regarded CFO at Omnicom Group for the past 16 years, is leaving the holding company to go back to his Wall Street roots. He'll be replaced by…

Omnicom's Net Income Grew 13% in Q2

Revenue growth exceeded Wall Street's expectations

Omnicom Group generated net income of more than $318 million in the second quarter, up 13 percent from the same period last year. Revenue for the quarter grew 6 percent to…

IPG CEO Michael Roth Defends His Pay

Says it's comparable or less than what competitors make

Interpublic Group CEO Michael Roth today defended his compensation as mid-tier compared to his competitors. Roth, speaking at IPG's annual shareholder meeting in New York, received $11.7 million in salary, stock,…

The Truth Comes Out: Omnicom-Publicis Merger Was Actually a Zany Agency Prank

Fred & Farid case study takes full credit

In the weeks since the Omnicom and Publicis Groupe megamerger fell apart, many have been asking why such a problematic union was proposed in the first place. Well now we…

Fait Accompli: How the Publicis-Omnicom Merger Died

As Wren and Lévy lick their wounds, the only winners are the lawyers

It started in February of last year when John Wren visited Publicis Groupe and admired the company’s stunning Champs Élysées view. Maurice Lévy, CEO of the French agency giant, was…

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