But rest assured. The agency's working on its comeback. In London, Rupert Howell has taken the helm and Robert Campbell is going to sort out the agency's much- maligned creative output.
Not surprisingly, any changes made by these two have yet to reap rewards, so the agency has come up with a fast-track solution.
Rumour has it that the subject of a recent AGM was how to turn the agency around, and quickly. A range of suggestions left those present at the meeting deflated until one bright spark came up with what he thought was a solution: get one of McCann's senior bods to marry one of Campaign's editorial team.
You might be desperate, but we're not.