Crisis Experts Say WPP May Have Been Too Hasty in Defending JWT’s Accused CEO

Backing Martinez in discrimination case may prove precarious

When JWT's global spokeswoman filed a discrimination case against her own agency this month, parent company WPP quickly issued a statement saying its internal investigation had found no evidence that the claims were true.

@DaveGian davegia@hotmail.com David Gianatasio is a longtime contributor to Adweek, where he has been a writer and editor for two decades. Previously serving as Adweek's New England bureau chief and web editor, he remains based in Boston.
@ktjrichards katie.richards@adweek.com Katie Richards is a staff writer for Adweek.
@PatrickCoffee patrick.coffee@adweek.com Patrick Coffee is a senior editor for Adweek.
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