Saatchi & Saatchi’s Kevin Roberts resigns

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Saatchi & Saatchi Chairman Kevin Roberts has resigned! In the wake of his controversial comments about gender diversity, Publicis Groupe have announced Roberts will step down with effect from 1 September 2016. In an interview with Business Insider published on Friday morning, Roberts claimed the debate about gender diversity is ‘all over’ and he doesn’t spend ‘any time’ on gender issues at his agencies. In Roberts’ statement, he offered an apology for his comments, and stated he advocates ‘fail fast, fix fast, learn fast’, and agrees he failed exceptionally fast!