Tag Archives: Jean-Yves Naouri

Is number two Naouri on his way out at Publicis Groupe?

We wrote earlier that the failure of the Omnicom/Publicis Groupe merger might result in the accelerated passage of some Omnicom types as the oldies – Omnicom’s John Wren and, on the other side, Publicis Groupe’s Maurice Levy – had rather ...

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Levy lays out tantalising glimpse of Publicis future

What are we to make of Maurice Levy’s musings about his and Publicis Groupe’s future? Levy hosted a confab in London (significant in itself as PG is really an Anglo-Saxon company these days) at which he promised two things. The ...

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A successor to Maurice Lévy? Yes, but no, but maybe

These days, we’ve come to see Maurice Lévy, chairman and chief executive of Publicis Groupe, as something of an oracle. Every time the 70-year-old eminence grise makes one of his ceremonial public appearances – ostensibly to observe the religious rites ...

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Publicis buys Longtuo Chinese e-commerce business

Will the next CEO of French marcoms business Publicis Groupe be based in China? He just might if it falls to Jean Yves-Naouri (pictured) to succeed Maurice Levy. Naouri, COO of PG and one of the favourites to succeed Levy ...

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Publicis Groupe’s Klues and Roberts see pay rise

The big marcoms groups have been defying gravity recently with their financial results, all of them growing way ahead of growth rates in Western economies where most of their business is still based. So the various big bosses have been ...

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Mother’s geeks land Acer Ultrabook global launch

Publicis Groupe’s number two Jean Yves-Naouri described modern advertising as ‘geek but deep’ the other day and ad agency Mother in the UK seems to have had the same thought. The agency has followed its appointment to handle handset company ...

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