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September 02, 2015 1:36 PM ET

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Company Overview of J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc.

Company Overview

J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc. offers advertising services in the United States. The company also operates as a services network in the Asia pacific, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Latin America, and North America. The company was founded in 1864 and is based in New York, New York. J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of WPP plc.

466 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY 10017

United States

Founded in 1864

Phone:

212-210-7000

Fax:

212-210-7299

Key Executives for J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc.

Worldwide Chief Executive Officer and Global President
Age: 51
Worldwide Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive of J Walter Thompson India and Director
Chief Executive Officer of Europe
Head of Digital Worldwide and Chairman of JWT Brazil Group / JWT Brazil
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc. Key Developments

J. Walter Thompson Seeks Acquisitions

J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc. is looking for acquisition opportunities. Tarun Rai, new Chief Executive Officer of J. Walter Thompson said, "I have got three ways of getting growth. One is new businesses from existing clients through the specialist units, and the other two are new business wins and acquisitions."

Apollo Tyres Appoints J. Walter Thompson Co as its Global Creative Agency

Apollo Tyres announced the appointment Of J. Walter Thompson Co as its global creative agency. The company won the mandate following a multi-agency pitch. It replaces incumbent The Brooklyn Brothers. Apollo and Vredestein are the key brands of Apollo Tyres portfolio, and the company will work on growing these brands globally. The new global relationship will be run out of Apollo Tyres' global marketing office in London and the company will service the brand from its London, Amsterdam and New Delhi offices.

JWT Appoints Camille Haddad as CEO of its Operations in Saudi Arabia

JWT has named Camille Haddad as CEO of the company's operations in Saudi Arabia, effective immediately. Both the Riyadh and Jeddah offices will report into Haddad, while Haddad himself will remain based in Riyadh and will report directly to Vatche Keverian, the agency's MENA's CEO. Prior to the appointment, Haddad led the Riyadh team as managing director for eight years, securing important business wins suchastheSaudiTelecomCompany (STC) account.

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