Weed retired from Unilever in May.
Publicis' poor results and the market's reaction raise questions over the broader ad industry.
Brand becomes latest tech giant to make inroads into banking, following moves by Amazon, Apple and Uber.
FMCG giant's CEO was talking during Q1 results call.
WPP wins owner Beiersdorf's Eucerin and Hansaplast brands.
Organic growth was only up 0.4% in Asia-Pacific
FMCG giant beat Wall Street expectations and sent shares up.
Those who spent the most time working with media agencies had lowest opinion of them.
Despite in-housing surge, 40% of clients plan to spend more with agencies, study finds.
Nakamura's appointment is another sign of Tim Andree's 'one Dentsu' vision.
GLOBAL - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has responded to the barrage of criticism the site has received over its use of members' personal data, with a series of changes to privacy settings on the social media site.
GLOBAL - Sir Martin Sorrell has revealed WPP's best quarterly organic revenue growth for a decade with sales returning to the levels enjoyed in 2008, despite the group having 8 per cent fewer people.
GLOBAL - WPP Digital is investing US$5 million in Buddy Media, a Facebook management system used by some of the world's leading brands.