Publicis Groupe crown Steve King as new UK supremo

The rise of Steve King  at Publicis continues with news that Publicis Groupe have passed responsibility for entire UK business to Steve King.

In his new role, King’s UK responsibilities will span the four solution hubs, Publicis Communications, Publicis Media, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Health. He will look to encourage the different businesses to work together more closely on client briefs.

Publicis says: “In continuing with Publicis Groupe’s Power of One model, breaking down silos and encouraging collaboration across our four solution hubs, Publicis Groupe is driving country leadership teams in every country, including the UK, to bring the best of our group to our clients.

“As a member of Publicis Groupe’s executive committee and the Directoire, Steve King will serve as the executive sponsor of this initiative in the UK, working closely with the appointed local leadership team, representing each of the four solution hubs (Communications, Media, Healthcare and Publicis.Sapient).”