WPP Group Saturday announced the acquisition of Taxi, an independent agency known for its creativity. Founded in Montreal in 1992, Taxi currently has five offices in the U.S., Europe and Canada. WPP
said Taxis management team would continue to run the organization, but that Founder and Partner Paul Lavoie would report to Peter Stringham, chairman-CEO of Young & Rubicam Brands, which will now
include Taxi in its roster.