March 24, 2018 2:33 PM ET


Company Overview of Young & Rubicam, Inc.

Company Overview

Young & Rubicam, Inc., a digital agency, provides advertising services. The company also provides mobile advertising services. It serves start-ups and idea generators worldwide. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in New York, New York. It has additional offices internationally. As of April 4, 2000, Young & Rubicam, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of WPP plc.

3 Columbus Circle

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1923

15,000 Employees





Key Executives for Young & Rubicam, Inc.

Global Chief Executive Officer
Age: 63
Global President
Founder, Chairman & Executive Creative Director of Rkcr/Y&R London
Chief Financial Officer
CEO & Regional Director of Latin America
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Young & Rubicam, Inc. Key Developments

Y&R Global Announces Executive Changes

Y&R Global's CEO - David Sable reported that he is naming David Patton the Global President of Y&R, charging him with operational leadership across the regions. Patton will join the agency in January 2017, based in London. Patton comes to Y&R from Grey Group, where he has served as the President and CEO of Grey EMEA for the past six years, and the CEO of Grey UK for two years prior. At the same time, Sable has established a new global Healthcare practice and named Howard Courtemanche its President. Howard has worked on pharma and consumer healthcare for close to two decades, joining Y&R several months ago, after having served as CEO of JWT's Health practice, where he drove double-digit growth and built a blue-chip roster of clients. Sable also announced that JJ Schmuckler, who has been serving as the Director of Business Development in North America, has been promoted to Global Chief Marketing Officer, based out of New York. He succeeds Alex Hughes, who has moved to Washington, D.C., to lead Y&R's U.S. Census account after leading the successful pitch.

Young & Rubicam Wins $415 Million Federal Contract

Young & Rubicam won a $415 million federal contract from the U.S. Census Bureau for professional, scientific and technical support services.

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