Tag Archives: IPG

Interpublic mulls successor to CEO Michael Roth

Is more changing of the guard afoot among the holding companies? Campaign reckons that Interpublic CEO Michael Roth (below) has told the board he’s planning to step down (Roth is 72 and due to retire at 75) and notes that ...

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Interpublic defies US odds with 5.6 per cent growth

Interpublic CEO Michael Roth and his key lieutenants, including Harris Diamond at McCann Worldgroup and Carter Murray at FCB, seem to have discovered a secret sauce that eludes its rivals at WPP, Omnicom and Publicis Groupe. The smallest of the ...

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Ciesco: WPP biggest in 2016, Interpublic is growing fastest

WPP reported record revenues in 2016 with £14.4bn ($20bn), an increase of 17.6 per cent from the previous year, and a record profit before tax of £2bn ($2.6bn), up 26.7 per cent. However, CEO Martin Sorrell warned of a slowdown ...

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WPP motors ahead in Q3 but data business still disappoints

WPP has posted reasonably strong numbers in Q3, with like-for-like revenue up 4.6 per cent and net sales up 3.3 per cent – both slightly below target but pretty creditable given the headwinds the company has faced in its preferred ...

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Why it will cost IPG more than $60m to fix Europe

What on earth is Interpublic (IPG), which owns McCann, Draftfcb (or is it just FCB?), media agencies UM and Initiative and a gaggle of PR companies, going to do about Europe? It quietly announced last week that it’s to take ...

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Looks like it’s goodbye Draft, welcome FCB at IPG

What’s in an agency name? Used to be a load of initials of course, at one time there was a London agency called Beverley Fowler Maslin Oxlade & Starkey (lots of initials, obviously) and then, I think, they added Jenns ...

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