Quickly Roberts was yanked from his position and put on administrative leave. Here are the details from New York Magazine.
The parent company Publicis clarified its position on diversity. Through its own chairman, Maurice Levy, it indicated that the entire corporation has as a priority inclusion. That is paramount in that talent industry.
Such a development shows how far diversity has come since the days of "Mad Men." During that era white males ruled the roost. Ambitious females at Don Draper's ad firm, such as Joan and Peggy, had a struggle to be recognized for their talent and initiative. Draper's daughter, Sally, might have found it a bit easier to carve out a career path.