Pahade to Exit Beyond Interactive

NEW YORK Nick Pahade is leaving Beyond Interactive, a digital agency that is part of WPP Group’s MediaCom, sources said.

Pahade, who was managing director of Beyond, will join Publicis Groupe in a newly formed venture, according to sources. The exact details of the new unit are still being worked out. He is expected to begin work at Publicis after the New Year, said sources.

Pahade and Publicis were unavailable for comment.

He founded Beyond Interactive in 1995. Beyond emerged in its current form via the combination of that digital agency with and Grey E-media in 2001.