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OMD Names Monica Karo to Run U.S. Operation

Monica Karo is the new U.S. chief executive of OMD, replacing Alan Cohen, who is leaving the Omnicom Group agency after five years to launch a marketing services company. Karo, who had been the CEO of sister shop PHD in the U.S., will be succeeded in that role by Robert Habeck, Omnicom Media Group’s executive director of global accounts.

Media Agency Bosses Tackle Turnover, Transparency

In 40 minutes, they covered a lot of ground. Six leaders in the media agency world gathered on stage today at the 4A's Transformation conference in New Orleans to discuss everything from trading desks and talent turnover to General Motors' massive consolidation of its global media business at Carat and Dentsu's acquisition of Carat parent Aegis Group.

Introducing NBCU’s New Dream Team of Ad Sales

It’s an overcast February morning, and Linda Yaccarino’s day begins with a decidedly nontraditional repast of spaghetti and meatballs, a dish she cooks up at the request of the Today show’s resident oenophiles, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb.