PHD’s Seiler Named Global CEO of Universal McCann

Matt Seiler is leaving his post as president and CEO of media agency PHD North America to become Global CEO of Universal McCann.

Seiler replaces Nick Brien, who was simultaneously named president and CEO of a newly created Mediabrands unit, whose mission it will be to oversee all the IPG media assets including media agencies Universal McCann and Initiative, their negotiating entity Magna, media barter group Magna Trading, the dedicated Johnson & Johnson agency J3, diversified agencies NSA, OSI and Wahlstrom, as well as marketing accountability unit MAP and IPG