Jay Bingle, worldwide chairman and CEO of Impiric, the direct advertising agency owned by Young & Rubicam, is leaving the shop by year end, a spokesperson at Y&R confirmed. Mr. Bingle joined the agency in 1998, when it was Wunderman
Cato Johnson. The spokesperson said Mr. Bingle's departure was not related to recent cost-cutting layoffs initiated by Y&R parent WPP Group, which saw approximately 100 Y&R employees lose their jobs.
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