Tag Archives: Reckitt-Benckiser

Omnicom boss John Wren boosts pay to $10.8m with new stock units

Omnicom CEO John Wren and his management team benefited strongly from the recovery in the marcoms giant’s share price during 2008 and 2009 through generous stock options. But with the Omnicom share price becalmed in the $40 range recently compared ...

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Nestle is on the prowl – but where will it spend its $28bn cash pile?

Swiss giant Nestle is still the biggest food company in the world but one of its main rivals Kraft just got much bigger with the successful absorption of £12bn Cadbury, in financial terms anyway, making it now the clear number ...

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Will new agency Euro RSCG keep the ‘Love sex.Durex’ line?

Well it’s not bad and it features in a new campaign by McCann Manchester for its Play range of rubs and lotions. The global account has now been consigned to Euro RSCG and new owner Reckitt Benckiser’s favourite ad man ...

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Procter & Gamble squeezed by aggressive Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser

Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble, the world’s biggest advertiser, saw its fourth quarter profits drop by 12 per cent to $2.19bn on a five per cent sales increase to $18.93bn, blaming the drop on a $1bn increase in marketing ...

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Durex to get the Cillit Bang treatment, iPhone drives record Apple sales

It’s a busy morning in the markets with Cillit Bang and Finish owner Reckitt-Benckiser agreeing to buy Durex maker SSL for £2.54bn and Apple computer announcing another set of barely credible results, with profits up by nearly 80 per cent. ...

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