After a Year of Crisis, IPG Names New CEO

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Interpublic Group’s board of directors may have finally pulled the trigger on its besieged top executives, but the saga is far from over. New CEO David Bell will immediately be put to the test, as the company releases an earnings report this week that insiders describe as “dismal.”

By replacing John Dooner with Bell and dismissing Jim Heekin as CEO of the sputtering McCann-Erickson WorldGroup, the board changed captains, but the ship is still surrounded by rocks.

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