We Hear: Layoffs at Campbell Mithun

By Kiran Aditham 

If true, it shouldn’t come as much of a shock considering that Minneapolis-based Campbell Mithun endured a triple-whammy of sorts over the past month, losing Burger King’s youth/family business, Alberto Culver’s Nexxus and Tresemme account as well as Dish Network (which was handled by their Compass Point Media division).

Various spies have been telling us since Tuesday that the axe has fallen at the IPG shop, but when we contacted CM, we kinda hit a wall, getting neither confirmation nor denial on the matter, let alone numbers, departments affected, etc. If you have more to substantiate the rumors, don’t hesitate to let us know at agencyspy [at] gmail dot com.


Update: Campbell Mithun has confirmed what we suspected, simply saying, “Yes we have had layoffs due to recent biz losses.” We’re hearing at least 30 at this point from spies. We’ll keep you posted.

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