Kurt Ritter, formerly general manager of General Motors Corp.’s Pontiac-GMC and Buick divisions, is fired by advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi after just one month on the job. Ritter, a 32-year GM veteran, joined the agency in May to head its Toyota Motor Corp. account, which angered GM because it does more than $350 million worth of business with agencies owned by Publicis Groupe of France, Saatchi & Saatchi’s owner. John Middlebrook, GM vice president of marketing and ...
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