Tag Archives: Arthur Sadoun

Publicis top board says CEO Sadoun’s on the right track

Publicis Groupe has seen the odd spot of turmoil over the years as various execs vied to succeed CEO Maurice Levy but supervisory board chairman Levy and biggest shareholder Elizabeth Badinter has expressed satisfaction with its new leadership by re-apppointing ...

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Wil Publicis’ new Spine put some backbone into data?

Barely a minute passes and there’s something new from go-go Publicis CEO Arthur Sadoun. Now it’s something called Publicis Spine which is – so far as I can make out – some kind of data collective. It’s exhaustively described here ...

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Publicis poaches Saffirio from Omnicom as Italy country boss

Publicis has named its third country boss, Emanuele Saffirio (left) who becomes president of Publicis Groupe in Italy. Saffirio joins from STV DDB having sold STV to Omnicom in 2011. The Italy appointment follows that of Agathe Bousquet in France ...

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Publicis.Sapient teams with Capgemini to win McDonald’s transformation task

Publicis Groupe has won another significant slice of business from McDonald’s following the appointment of Leo Burnett London to handle its FIFA World Cup sponsorship and new McDelivery service globally. Consultancy Publicis.Sapient has teamed with French-based giant Capgemini to form ...

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Now Publicis decides it needs a chief talent officer

What exactly does a chief talent officer do? Is it (yet another) new name for the head of HR (which we used to call personnel)? Is it the equivalent of a football team’s chief scout (often called director of football ...

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Satirists pre-empt Arthur Sadoun’s big Twitter day

Publicis boss Arthur Sadoun takes to Twitter today to answer questions from bemused/angry/brown-nosing Publicis employees about his decision to pull out of awards for a year to put the dosh into new AI assistant Marcel. But some people are there ...

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Publicis new broom Sadoun plots AI future with Marcel

That Arthur Sadoun doesn’t let the grass grow under his feet does he? Only a few weeks into the job as head of Publicis Groupe he’s announced the creation of a new artificial intelligence tool Marcel (named after Publicis founder ...

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New Publicis boss Sadoun lays cards on table

We’ve all grown used to Maurice Levy’s fireside chats to the Publicis troops (and clients) over the years. Maurice is stepping down (a bit) and here’s new CEO Arthur Sadoun’s debut facing the camera (with profuse apologies for his rather ...

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