Heyer named a WPP director

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WPP Group, London, recruited Turner Broadcasting System executive and Young & Rubicam alumnus Steve Heyer to serve as a non-executive director. Mr. Heyer is president-chief operating officer of Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting. He joined Turner in 1994 and oversees all product development, rights acquisition and revenue for Turner news, entertainment and sports operations. Previously, Mr. Heyer was president-chief operating officer of Young & Rubicam Advertising Worldwide and exec VP at Young & Rubicam. WPP currently is in the process of acquiring Y&R.

Copyright May 2000, Crain Communications Inc.

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