Jamie Gallo Returns to Agency Fold After NBA

Becomes New York president of Wunderman

Jamie Gallo has reentered the agency world after two years with the NBA.

Gallo, who was evp of global marketing at the NBA from 2012 until March 2014, is now president of the New York office of Wunderman, the direct marketing unit of WPP Group's Young & Rubicam Group.

As leader of the 225-person office, Gallo succeeds Chris Loll, who left for IPG Mediabrands at the end of May. At Wunderman, Loll was managing director. The agency's last president was David Shulman, who exited in 2012 to become CEO of Organic.

Before the NBA, Gallo was an agency veteran, having worked at Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer/Euro RSCG, Merkley + Partners, Brand Architecture International and, finally, the New York office of TBWA\Chiat\Day, where he was president for more than three years. 

At Wunderman, Gallo will report to North American president Kass Sells. Top accounts in New York include Best Buy, Citibank, Coca-Cola, Land Rover and Marriott.