People and Business: Round trip
Thursday 11 March 1999
The appointment follows a year-long search by JWT's chief executive officer, Chris Jones, to add a top American executive to the JWT board.
Ms Beers will give up her present job as chairman emeritus of Ogilvy & Mather. Although O&M and JWT are both owned by WPP, she says they often compete with each other for business.
She headed O&M from 1992 to 1997, having started her career with JWT Chicago in 1972.
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