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Gideon Spanier

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Clockwise from the left: Cannes Lions flags, Phil Thomas and Duncan Painter

Cannes Lions owner Ascential to split in two, Phil Thomas to be CEO

Duncan Painter moves to lead digital commerce business.

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Publicis rallies business world to sign Working With Cancer pledge to support employees

Initiative aims to erase “stigma of cancer” at work.

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Omnicom was best-performing stock among agency giants in 2022

WPP was weakest performer among 'big four'.

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Group M drops global CEO role at Kinetic as it takes tighter control of outdoor agency

Keith 'Kappy' Kaplan departed as global CEO of Kinetic in November.

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Lord Heseltine retires as chairman after 65 years at Haymarket Group

Rupert Heseltine takes over as part of a series of new board appointments

Jeremy Bullmore
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WFA’s second global ad industry inclusion census to run in 2023

Debut 2021 census identified some 'major challenges' around diversity.

Mark Read

Mark Read on 2023 prospects: WPP’s new-business pipeline is bigger than a year ago

CEO said in Campaign interview that group 'held our margin back a bit' to invest in staff and IT.

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Kathleen Saxton

Omnicom recruits MediaLink's Kathleen Saxton to be its first CMO

US group wants to connect its agency capabilities more closely.

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Arthur Sadoun on Publicis Q3 results upgrade, bonuses and where clients won’t cut spend

CEO has seen no material impact yet from inflation crisis.

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Publicis spends €50m on ‘exceptional bonus’ for staff to cope with cost of living

Upbeat group raises revenue forecast for second quarter in a row at Q3 results.

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Justin Billingsley abruptly exits as global CMO of Publicis Groupe

French agency group has 'ended' his employment.

From left to right: Arthur Sadoun, Dave Penski, Carla Serrano, Agathe Bousquet, and Nigel Vaz

Arthur Sadoun unveils new top team at Publicis as Steve King moves to Europe role

King, who has been chief operating officer, leaves Directoire.

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Dentsu to drop international CEO role in restructure as Wendy Clark heads for exit

Hiroshi Igarashi, CEO of the Japanese parent, is set to take direct control.

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Top earner at Dentsu International collects £13.5m pay package

Payout included £6.3m from 'long-term incentive schemes'.


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