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Vincent Bolloré arrested as part of probe into corruption allegations

Vincent Bolloré arrested as part of probe into corruption allegations

The billionaire recently stepped down as chairman of Vivendi.

Consultancies are 'in the room, but not winning,' says WPP digital leader

Consultancies are 'in the room, but not winning,' says WPP digital leader

But threats to the industry loom as brands take work in-house.

How Adapt Pharma tackled the opioid crisis head on

How Adapt Pharma tackled the opioid crisis head on

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The firm's Narcan product is more than just a lifesaving treatment for opioid overdose. It's a brilliant, salient campaign, as well.

P&G: healthcare acquisition helps us stay on top of consumer 'megatrends'

P&G: healthcare acquisition helps us stay on top of consumer 'megatrends'

Procter & Gamble said its $4.2 billion acquisition of German firm Merck's consumer health division was about allowing it to respond to the changing demands of an aging world.

Private-equity funds dominate marcomms M&A

Private-equity funds dominate marcomms M&A

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Nearly a quarter (22%) of all marcomms M&A deals involved private-equity funds — double the 11% seen in the last two quarters of 2017.

Read and Scott: 'We don't believe break-up of WPP makes sense'

Read and Scott: 'We don't believe break-up of WPP makes sense'

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WPP's joint chief operating officers Mark Read and Andrew Scott have said they do not believe a break-up of the ad group makes sense.

Ogilvy CEO John Seifert on Martin Sorrell's exit: 'The show must go on'

Ogilvy CEO John Seifert on Martin Sorrell's exit: 'The show must go on'

Seifert said feedback from clients has been positive.

The MM&M buyer's guide to boutique consulting services

The MM&M buyer's guide to boutique consulting services

You've seen what the biggies can do. What about the smaller end of the spectrum? MM&M's second buyer's guide to pharma, healthcare, and life sciences consulting services focuses on the dos and don'ts of hiring boutique firms.

Omnicom Health's CEO on agency consolidation and why Japan's healthcare market is a 'bellwether'

Omnicom Health's CEO on agency consolidation and why Japan's healthcare market is a 'bellwether'

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The healthcare marketing group made another major acquisition in the country last month.

Omnicom beats estimates in Q1, but sees slight dip in North America

Omnicom beats estimates in Q1, but sees slight dip in North America

Omnicom's healthcare revenue was up 2.7% in Q1

Spectrum brings on biopharma, biotech, creative execs

Spectrum brings on biopharma, biotech, creative execs

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The firm hired five senior staff in the past month.

Forensic, focused, cantankerous: nine reflections on Sorrell and his style

Forensic, focused, cantankerous: nine reflections on Sorrell and his style

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As Sir Martin clears his desk, PRWeek has collected nine thoughts from the worlds of PR, journalism and agency life on the man, his skills, his temperament, and his future.

Sorrell exit could spell the end for WPP, analysts say

Sorrell exit could spell the end for WPP, analysts say

Martin Sorrell's resignation as chief executive of WPP could lead to a breakup of the company and spark other major changes.

Sorrell departs WPP: how an outsider shaped the global ad industry

Sorrell departs WPP: how an outsider shaped the global ad industry

John Tylee examines how a man who never ran an agency rose to become such a dominant force.

Sorrell quits as WPP chief executive

Sorrell quits as WPP chief executive

Martin Sorrell has stood down as chief executive of WPP, the company has announced.

WPP board to meet as Sorrell probe nears conclusion

WPP board to meet as Sorrell probe nears conclusion

WPP's board of directors is set to meet as it awaits the outcome of an investigation into the personal conduct of CEO Martin Sorrell.

Agency M&As up 126% globally, with U.S. leading the way

Agency M&As up 126% globally, with U.S. leading the way

U.S. deals through the end of March increased 366% compared with last year.

Former GSW creative chief Dave Sonderman joins The Shipyard

Former GSW creative chief Dave Sonderman joins The Shipyard

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Sonderman had worked at GSW since 2001.

APCO hires Nancy Turett as healthcare executive director

APCO hires Nancy Turett as healthcare executive director

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Turett spent 25 years at Edelman before launching her own firm in 2013.

CDM New York's Chris Palmer on 5 a.m. wake-ups, Reddit, and what he's reading

CDM New York's Chris Palmer on 5 a.m. wake-ups, Reddit, and what he's reading

Chris Palmer, president of CDM New York, shares his wake-up routine, what he's reading and his dream of owning a record store if he wasn't in the medical marketing field.

Omnicom Health to acquire Elsevier's Japan pharma comms business

Omnicom Health to acquire Elsevier's Japan pharma comms business

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The business unit will be rebranded as EMC K.K.

Brite Media acquires point-of-care company Mesmerize Marketing

Brite Media acquires point-of-care company Mesmerize Marketing

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Mesmerize provides static ad materials at the point-of-care, including physician offices and pharmacies.

Ogilvy CommonHealth names Andrew Schirmer CEO

Ogilvy CommonHealth names Andrew Schirmer CEO

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Schirmer previously led McCann Global Health as president for nearly five years.

Briana Ferrigno promoted to president of McCann Global Health

Briana Ferrigno promoted to president of McCann Global Health

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She was one of the firm's original staffers in 2013.

FCB Health launches creative branding agency

FCB Health launches creative branding agency

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The NY-based shop is known as BX: Brand Experience Design Group.

JPA Health Communications hires three senior execs

JPA Health Communications hires three senior execs

The firm recently brought on SVPs in its Washington and Boston offices.

MM&M launches Agency A-to-Z survey

MM&M launches Agency A-to-Z survey

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The results will appear in MM&M's Agency A-to-Z directory, which will appear in the magazine's July issue.

CDM shakes up creative leadership to focus on international growth

CDM shakes up creative leadership to focus on international growth

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The firm has named Oliver Caporn and Debra Polkes to new roles.

Prescient Healthcare Group names Debasish Talukdar global head of advisory

Prescient Healthcare Group names Debasish Talukdar global head of advisory

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Talukdar will lead the firm's advisory practice, VantageRx.

Omnicom Health acquires Snow Companies

Omnicom Health acquires Snow Companies

Snow Companies, which emphasizes patient storytelling, was founded by Brenda Snow in 2001.