The World: Paris - Publicis Groupe announces major shake-up

Publicis Groupe is combining its public affairs, financial communications, events and specialised companies into one network

The global agencies MS&L Worldwide; Publicis Consultants Worldwide; JKL; Winner & Associates; TMG Strategies; PBJS; Relay; Capital MS&L; Hanmer MS&L; Carre Noir; SAS; Masius; and Publicis Events will all be included in the MS&L family group.

Maurice Levy, the Publicis Groupe chairman, said: "By combining these dispersed assets and having one single management team, we will get much more traction in the marketplace and create a much more attractive offer to clients."