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J. Walter Thompson has announced an overhaul of its management

structure. The Management Group will be renamed the Compass Group and

will be streamlined down from 19 to nine members. It now includes the

chief executive, Simon Bolton; the creative director, Jasper Shelbourne;

the chairman, Tim Davis; the head of client services, Julia Kenyon; the

director of strategy and development, Marco Rimini, and the marketing

director, Clare Durward.