Publicis CEO Maurice Levy Inserts Foot In Mouth

Apparently, agency CEOs have a short memory. While poking fun at Nike's recent LeBron James Chinese ad debacle and claiming his agency's superior understanding local culture, Publicis CEO Maurice Levy seems to have forgotten Leo Burnett subsidiary's Nippon Paint screw up and Saatchi & Saatchi subsidiaries December 2003 ad depicting a Toyota pulling a Chinese-made Dongfeng truck - apparently another cultural no-no.

Written by Steve Hall    Comments (0)     Dec-15-04  
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