March 02, 2015 11:11 AM ET


Company Overview of Y&R Advertising, Inc.

Company Overview

Y&R Advertising, Inc. operates a network of marketing communications companies in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. It also offers BrandAsset Valuator, a brand database and management tool. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in New York, New York. Y&R Advertising, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Young & Rubicam, Inc.

285 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10017-6486

United States

Founded in 1923





Key Executives for Y&R Advertising, Inc.

Chairman of the Board and Global Chief Executive Officer
Age: 60
Global Managing Partner
Age: 59
Chief Executive of North American Unit
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of New York and Worldwide Creative Director
Chief Executive Officer of Asia Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Y&R Advertising, Inc. Key Developments

Y&R Advertising, Inc. and K-Noke Advertising Announce Opening of Y&R Yangon

Y&R Advertising opened Y&R Yangon, making it one of the first international networks to open a majority-owned advertising agency in Myanmar. Y&R Yangon is a joint venture with local partners K-Noke Advertising. This investment is a further step towards WPP's declared goal of developing its businesses in the fast growing economies of Asia Pacific, as well as Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe.

Y&R Advertising, Inc. Opens Y&R Yangon Advertising Agency in Myanmar

Y&R Advertising, Inc. opened Y&R Yangon, advertising agency in Myanmar. Y&R Yangon is a joint venture with local partners K-Noke Advertising. Y&R Yangon will be led by General Manager Khin Myat Thu, New Business Development Director John Kyaw Myo Htun, and Director Aung Kyaw Oo. Y&R Yangon's leadership team have a combined 49 years of extensive industry experience.

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