Suzanne Powers, global strategy officer at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, is moving to McCann Erickson as evp, chief strategy officer. She succeeds Daryl Lee who in February was named global CEO of UM, McCann Worldgroup’s global media agency partner.
At CP+B, Powers led the global development of the agency and worked across the agency’s offices and brands. Prior to that role, she was the global strategy director of TBWA where she worked with all of the shop’s brands, including Mars, Nivea and GSK.
Powers’ predecessor, Daryl Lee, was brought over to McCann Erickson as chief integration officer in May 2010 by former Worldgroup chief Nick Brien. Lee had previously been head of global strategy at UM.
Harris Diamond, now CEO of Worldgroup, said of Powers: “She brings us a unique perspective on how to build global insights and ideas across our brands, geographies and culture.”