Tag Archives: Maurice Levy

Markets hammer Publicis as organic growth dries up

Is Publicis Groupe now a medium-sized digital consultancy (in global terms) with some creative and media agencies attached? Shares in Publicis tumbled yesterday as it reported little or no organic growth in Q3 even though earnings rose 33 per cent ...

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Sapient rides to the rescue of Publicis Groupe

Big deals can make or break even the biggest companies and Publicis Groupe boss Maurice Levy seems to have struck gold with his $3.7bn acquisition of Sapient earlier this year. While the French-owned marcoms giant has just posted disappointing organic ...

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Drum offers intimate glimpse of far-away Maurice Levy

British publication The Drum has been busily cosying up to Publicis Groupe boss Maurice Levy, guest editor of a recent issue. Part of this is a film of Maurice in his office – which looks about the size of an ...

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Apres moi c’est une equipe says Publicis’ Levy

The odd nugget has emerged from Advertising Week Europe (did anyone learn anything of note from a be-purpled Robin Wight talking to Katie Price about branding?), in this case from the ever-reliable Maurice Levy. The 73-year old Publicis Groupe boss ...

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Ad Week Europe serves up an al fresco menu of speakers

Advertising Week Europe, to be held in London from March 23-27, has added an extra day. Why? So it can host the ‘inaugural’ Adland Cycling Championship at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Olympic Velodrome) sponsored by Immediate Media. Should be ...

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What’s next for Publicis as it seals Sapient deal?

Publicis Groupe has finally sealed its $3.7bn takeover of technology company Sapient (which also includes the Sapient Nitro agency) after finally persuading the US authorities that French ownership of the company – which works on US defence business – poses ...

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