The E in BETC, France’s leading advertising agency, stands for Mercedes Erra. Known for her awe-inspiring work ethic, finding her place in a man’s world hasn’t always been a walk in the park. But for this seasoned professional at the top of her game, being a mother has been the biggest challenge she’s faced in life.
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