Droga5 Has Placed CCO Ted Royer on Leave and Hired a Firm to Investigate Him

The agency won't say why

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UPDATE: Ted Royer has been terminated from Droga5. Original version of this story is below:

A Droga5 representative said Tuesday that the New York agency has hired an outside firm to investigate chief creative officer Ted Royer and that Royer has taken a leave of absence. The agency declined to comment on the nature of the investigation.

Droga5 employees told Adweek that the agency held departmental meetings last week to discuss the matter. CEO Sarah Thompson sent an email to all staff members this morning about the independent investigation.

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