FCB Resets Top Lineup as Omnicom Eyes Talent

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Omnicom appears to be one for two in its efforts to snare top managment at Foote, Cone & Belding for its new Quaker Oats business, which looks to be headed to an offshoot of DDB, sources said.

Brian Williams, president of FCB Chicago, left the shop on Thursday and was in negotiations with DDB executives to oversee the Quaker unit, sources said.

Jonathan Harries, whom sources said DDB also approached, is staying at FCB as chairman of Chicago and worldwide creative director.

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