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McGarryBowen Makes Some Cuts in Chicago

We’ve received confirmation that McGarryBowen did indeed cut staff this week in its Chicago office as part of a–stop me if you’ve heard this one before–”restructuring to better align with client needs.” We’ve been told that the cuts, which affected approximately 10 staffers across departments in Chicago (or roughly five percent of said office’s workforce and less than one percent of McGB’s U.S. network), were not due to client loss.

Tipsters, as usual though, are saying otherwise, alleging that there was an internal announcement made today at McGarryBowen Chicago regarding a phasing out of more than one account. We’re of course following up with the agency to try to get some clarification/verification on this particular matter. Update: The McGarryBowen camp assures us that there was no client loss announced today. Perhaps some are still shell-shocked by the Reebok loss last month.

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