Alex Leikikh

MullenLowe Group Picks a Boxing Octopus as Its Spirit Animal in New Global Identity

Like the boxing octopus in its new logo, MullenLowe Group is ready to compete and confound on a global stage.

Newly Combined Mullen Lowe Taps Ogilvy Leader to Run Its U.S. Offices

Now that Alex Leikikh is stepping up to global CEO at the newly merged Mullen Lowe Group, he has named an Ogilvy & Mather leader to run the combined agency's U.S. operations.

Mullen Will Merge With Lowe and Partners to Become Mullen Lowe Group

Interpublic Group today merged global shop Lowe and Partners with domestic player Mullen to create Mullen Lowe Group. The new operation, which IPG said would be a "creatively-driven global agency network," will be run by Mullen CEO Alex Leikikh. And as Leikikh becomes global CEO, Lowe CEO Michael Wall will exit.

Cavallo Promoted to Mullen Boston President

Kristen Cavallo has been promoted to president at Mullen’s flagship Boston office, assuming the role held previously by Alex Leikikh, who was named chief executive in December.

Alex Leikikh Succeeds Joe Grimaldi as Mullen’s CEO

Alex Leikikh’s ascent to the top of Mullen is complete. The executive who joined four years ago as director of account service and rose to president of the shop’s Boston headquarters in 2011 has become the third CEO in the agency’s 43-year history.