Today we confirmed that Christine Moore, who most recently served as CFO at mcgarrybowen, has left the agency to join KBS.
Moore held the CFO of world markets position at IPG Media Brands before joining mcgarrybowen in May 2013 to replace outgoing partner/CFO/COO Erik Vukmirovich. In her new role, she will serve as the first global chief operating officer at KBS.
The hire follows KBS’s acquisition of London-based Albion, and part of Moore’s responsibilities as COO will involve winning new business and further establishing the agency’s footprint in the UK and Europe.
Moore worked in several financial positions at IPG before joining mcgarry; prior to entering the agency world, she held the position of senior group manager, advertising procurement at PepsiCo.
In other mcgarry news, today the agency announced the hiring of Katherine Lumb to serve as group planning director on the Verizon account. Lumb joins from Publicis Kaplan Thaler, where she held the VP/director of strategic planning position and worked on such accounts as Procter & Gamble Oral Care (among others). Earlier roles include VP, director of strategy & analysis at Publicis Modem and VP, creative experience director at Publicis Dialog.