J&J Moves to Cut Costs By Consolidating Creative Work With Dedicated Omnicom, WPP Divisions

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The company has longstanding relationships with 3 major holding companies. Getty Images

Johnson & Johnson, one of advertising’s biggest spenders, has consolidated and streamlined its creative business with two dedicated teams of WPP and Omnicom agencies. This follows a closed review that was initiated to cut costs and adopt a new operating model, the Wall Street Journal reported this morning. News of the review was first published late last year.

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