DDB Chicago Cuts Almost 5 Percent of Staff

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CHICAGO–DDB Chicago on Monday laid off 37 employees, just less than 5 percent of its staff of 750, an agency representative confirmed.

The layoffs, which were across all disciplines, came a month after the shop lost about $50 million in billings with the departure of Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack, and a spending freeze by Van Kampen Investments.

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