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Ewan Paterson's thoughts on DDB/Chicago's client list

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Just how sensitive, we wonder, is Ewan Paterson to the culture he's about to become part of at DDB/Chicago, where he will take over as chief creative officer on June 21? In what we're sure was intended to be an innocuous-enough Adweek online piece Monday confirming -- yet again -- that Paterson will soon be running the creative department at the troubled Chicago shop, he was quoted as saying "the agency (DDB) has a client list to die for." A mere two paragraphs prior to his quote in the Adweek item was a line noting that Paterson "succeeds Paul Tilley, who committed suicide in February, 2008." 'Nuf said.

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