Tag Archives: Gustavo Martinez

Tribunal finds against WPP’s JWT in (white male) discrimination case

Is it any better to discriminate against “straight white men” than people of other genders and ethnicities? Positive discrimination may be one way of levelling a playing field but not, surely, when it means people losing their jobs. But that’s ...

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JWT cuts back in New York after two years of turmoil

JWT has joined the ranks of New York agencies cutting staff according to Agency Spy, hardly surprising given the plague of locusts it’s undergone over the past couple of years. About 20 people have gone following a management reshuffle which ...

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Dentsu manager in Indonesia commits suicide through alleged overwork

Dentsu Media employee Jiro Inao has committed suicide in Indonesia, through the pressure of overwork according to police. Inao, 48, was a senior manager. His family have refused an autopsy. Dentsu’s CEO in Japan resigned last year over a similar ...

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JWT’s “put me in a box” says Johnson as l’affaire Martinez rumbles on

They still don’t seem to be happy bunnies at JWT New York despite chief communications officer Erin Johnson’s return to work and the replacement of macho global CCO Gustavo Martinez by the supposedly nicer Brit Tamara Ingram. The rather large ...

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Erin Johnson returns to JWT despite Martinez lawsuit

JWT chief communications officer Erin Johnson, who’s suing JWT over former global CEO Gustavo Martinez’s allegedly sexist and racist behaviour, is returning to work. Which should make for some interesting communications. New JWT CEO Tamara Ingram said in a memo: ...

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