YORK: WPP Group's Y&R Advertising has appointed Chris Jaques as ceo of its North America business. He takes over from Gord McLean who has taken on the new role of global managing partner.

The management carousel has been set in motion by Y&R's global ceo, Hamish McLennan, in an attempt to revitalize the firm.

Data sourced from Wall Street Journal Online; additional content by WARC staff