Duncan exits Publicis after £80 million billings loss

LONDON - Grant Duncan, the chief executive of Publicis, is leaving the agency after eight years.

The news follows a string of painful account losses, including Asda (£43m), the Post Office (£12m) and MFI (£27m).

Tim Lindsay, the UK group chairman, confirmed that Duncan was leaving. He added that Publicis was sorry that Duncan had chosen to resign and added that it was something he had been considering for some time.

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