M&C Saatchi says it is pursuing cost-cutting measures including furloughing staff and reducing salaries of a "very large proportion" of its highest-paid employees amid the coronavirus crisis.
News follows cancellation of MWC announced last week.
Brad MacAfee is leaving Porter Novelli after almost two decades, which included four years as chief executive of the Omnicom network agency.
The retailer is sounding out agencies for a new global corporate and consumer PR brief.
A spokesperson referred to the review as periodic. PR Week understands the review will not affect the global corporate affairs and public affairs account.
Southeast Asia among the target markets for acquisitions for the new-look AMO network, Havas CEO Yannick Bollore said.
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