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Media agency Universal McCann, affiliates to cut 213 jobs in Birmingham

Jan 14, 2019 - Crain's Detroit Business

Universal McCann and affiliated agencies are laying off 213 employees in Birmingham, including dozens of senior managers and vice presidents, after losing its account with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Universal McCann is eliminating 116 jobs - "the majority of its staff" at its 205 Hamilton Row office, according to a notice filed with the state. Reprise Media Inc. is cutting an additional 92 jobs at the same office and Mediabrands Worldwide Inc. is cutting five. All three brands are subsidia...