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Credit Suisse outlines likely cost of WPP restructuring

Investment bank Credit Suisse has been looking at WPP ahead of its Q3 trading statement tomorrow (Thursday) and lowered its organic growth forecasts slightly to 0.5 per cent this year and 0.6 per cent next. One reason is a number ...

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Tech to the fore as Publicis lines up Xebia and Dentsu Switzerland’s Namics

Arthur Sadoun’s Publicis Groupe is planning to buy Xebia France, a mid-sized consulting firm, to combine with existing consultancy operation Publicis.Sapient. Xebia France employs 170 people – the so-called “Xebians” – and works for established clients Axa, Air France and ...

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Senior jobs cull gathers speed in adland

Agency Spy’s Revolving Door feature is spinning at dizzying speed these days as US creative agencies appear to be experiencing a cull of ferocious proportions. Today we have Publicis closing Leo Burnett Chicago’s Greenhouse production unit, CP+B closing its LA ...

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Renault designs new full service agency with competing networks Publicis and OMD

Renault is moving to a bespoke agency consisting of long-term creative partner Publicis and Omnicom’s OMD, brand and marketing head Bastien Schupp has told The Drum. Schupp says he considered bringing the whole caboodle in-house but decided against because of ...

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Publicis shows that UBS Swiss bankers do have their uses

Anyone old enough to remember the notorious “gnomes of Zurich,” the Swiss bankers blamed by Labour politicians for a string of economic disasters? Well the gnomes wear slick suits these days and lots of them work for giant Swiss bank ...

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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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