Havas U.S. Chief Has Had It With Clients’ Egos and Politics Driving Brand Safety Complaints

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Brand safety and politics are causing friction between agencies and brands. Getty Images

CANNES, France—Havas U.S. chairman and CEO Paul Marobella said at a Cannes panel here today that clients’ tough questions about brand safety are sometimes more about their egos than advertising.

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