Tracey Furniss
Mar 5, 2009

Layoffs continue as McCann China downsizes

BEIJING - McCann Erickson China has confirmed it is making layoffs from its Beijing office and MRM arm.

A source from the agency said that 45 people in total were losing their jobs, 20 from the Intel account, which McCann lost recently due to Intel’s new open source’ policy, while about 25 from MRM are being let go regionally. Some of the MRM layoffs are believed to be linked to budget cuts by key client Microsoft.

A spokeswoman for McCann said that only 10 were confirmed to be losing their jobs in...

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