SFM Media, Lockard & Wechsler Form Real Time Direct
Independently owned Lockard & Wechsler, founded in 1967, is expected to maintain autonomy from Real Time Direct. SFM Media was launched in 1969 and is now owned by Euro RSCG.
Roar, an amalgam of top digital talent from across Publicis Groupe, will be led by Zenith OptiMedia veteran Sean Reardon.
The Volkswagen marketing executive is a veteran of Wunderman and WPP.
Jared Lake moves over from M&C Saatchi Mobile to head the new unit.