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Lagardère Plus Creates Umbrella Brand For Company's Consulting Efforts

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 16 / 17

Lagardère Sports & Entertainment has launched Lagardère Plus, a global agency that will incorporate Lagardère's existing global consulting businesses. Those include agencies akzio! and Zaechel Int. in Germany and Spons...

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