McCann and Reckitt-Benckiser Part Company

22 May 2006

   LONDON - McCann Erickson has split with global household products maker Reckitt-Benckiser and is in the process of a 90-day transition period ending in August.
   The Interpublic Group agency had been one of three roster networks participating in a review initiated by the UK-headquartered client with the aim of trimming its agency stable to two.
   WPP Group's JWT and Havas' Euro RSCG will now likely be assigned various brands - which include Dettol and Calgonit - on the estimated $300 million (€235m; £159m) global business, sources say.