Havas performs strongly as David Jones takes the reins as CEO

French-owned marcoms company Havas, now headed by new CEO David Jones, has posted decent first quarter figures with revenue up 9.7 per cent from €329m to €361m and claimed organic growth of 6.8 per cent. The comparative growth rates for ...

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Publicis Groupe goes back to Brazil to buy GP7 agency

Publicis Groupe’s Maurice Levy has been dipping into his stash of Brazilian reals again, this time buying Sao Paulo ad agency GP7. Only last week the acquisitive Frenchman upped his stake in another Sao Paulo agency Talent AG from 49 ...

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Olympics expert Jon Tibbs wins Manchester United PR challenge

You wouldn’t think Manchester United would be much of a challenge, heading for a record 19th UK Premiership title and more than half-way to this year’s Champion’s League final at Wembley but it undoubtedly is. The reason, of course, is ...

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