Robert LePlae

McCann’s Newly Promoted North American President Is Getting Expanded Duties

Chris Macdonald has been promoted to president of McCann North America, reflecting his role in the agency's recent wave of new business wins since the Brit moved to the U.S. as president of its flagship office in 2013.

Ron Bess Exits Havas Worldwide

Add Ron Bess to the (growing) list of leaders exiting agencies in the past six weeks.

Pam Hamlin Replaces LePlae as Global Chief of Arnold

That was fast. Eleven months after taking the reins of Arnold as CEO and 15 months after he joined the agency as global president, Robert LePlae is out.

Arnold Lieutenants Take Broader Roles

Paul Nelson and Elliott Seaborn have been promoted to managing directors at the Boston headquarters of Arnold.

Corey Mitchell Is New Head of Arnold N.Y.

Corey Mitchell, a former top executive of MRM Worldwide and TBWA\Chiat\Day in New York, is the new president of Arnold Worldwide’s New York operations.

Arnold N.Y. President Resigns

Lynn Power, an Arnold veteran who has run the New York office as president for the past five years, has resigned and will leave late this summer, the Havas agency said.Power’s exit comes five months after Robert LePlae was named global CEO of Arnold Worldwide, succeeding Andrew Benett.

Arnold Wins Avocados From Mexico

Mexican avocado producers want consumers to think beyond guacamole and are prepping new marketing initiatives to take the fruit from exotic to everyday use.

Arnold Lands Del Monte’s Milk-Bone Brand

Arnold has landed a place on Del Monte Foods’ agency roster.The New York office of the Havas shop has won Del Monte's Milk-Bone creative business after a review, the agency said today. The other finalist was the incumbent, Draftfcb in San Francisco.

Benett Is New Havas Worldwide President

Andrew Benett, the global CEO of Arnold Worldwide for the last three years, is moving into the new role of global president at Havas Worldwide. The change is seen as making him a potential successor to David Jones, global CEO of the Havas Worldwide network.

Fast Chat: Arnold’s Andrew Benett on LePlae Hire

Robert LePlae, a former regional leader at McCann Erickson and TBWA, is joining Arnold in the new position of global president, starting Sept. 15.