Atifa Hargrave-Silk
Oct 10, 2019

IPG CEO Roth 'concerned' about China, hints at repositioning

Nationalism and protectionism are a worry, he told Campaign, hinting at a repositioning of investment in the world's second-largest economy.

You’d be forgiven for assuming that Michael Roth’s first-ever trip to Singapore for the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity was something of a victory lap for the IPG chief executive and chairman. Roth, who first became involved with IPG in 2002 before taking over the company 3 years later, joined the business at a time when the holding company was going through probably its darkest period. In fact, for years, it looked like IPG was on the brink...

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