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Topic: CEO

Gustavo Martinez Expands His Global Leadership Team at JWT

Lyle Tick leaves Bacardi to take business development role

JWT CEO Gustavo Martinez continues to build his senior management team, adding Lyle Tick as global chief growth officer, a new position at the WPP Group agency. Tick most recently was…

Matt Seiler Steps Down as Head of IPG Mediabrands

Global COO succeeds him as CEO

Interpublic Group has named a new head of its IPG Mediabrands division, which oversees media agencies such as Initiative and UM. Matt Seiler, the CEO since 2011, is stepping down, effective…

Here's Why Agencies Are Hiring Top Execs at Such a Blistering Pace

Hungry for modern talent, growth and fresh ideas

Even in an industry increasingly defined by change, advertising agencies this year are making high-level moves at a blistering pace.  In the first six weeks of 2015, some 14 shops have…

WPP Digital Leader Mark Read Takes the Reins of Wunderman

Succeeds Daniel Morel as CEO

Daniel Morel is stepping down after more than 14 years as global CEO of Wunderman, giving way to Mark Read, a digital leader at parent company WPP Group who added chairman responsibilities…

It's a Busy New Year Already for Agency Leadership Changes

First TBWA, then Arnold and now JWT and Y&R

'Tis the season to make top management changes. A day after TBWA named a new head of its New York office and Arnold hired a new chief strategist, JWT has elevated…

Bob Jeffrey's Biggest Influence Was Bill Bernbach

JWT's outgoing CEO looks back on 11 years on the job

In nine days, JWT's Bob Jeffrey will join the ranks of former agency chiefs as he shifts, as planned, to non-executive chairman and global president Gustavo Martinez rises to CEO.…

American Apparel Names Female CEO to Replace Controversial Founder Dov Charney

Paula Schneider will take over in January

Paula Schneider, a former executive for Warnaco, will take the reins of American Apparel on Jan. 5 from founder and former CEO Dov Charney, who has been fired after an…

Goop's New CEO Used to Run Martha Stewart Living

Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand aims to expand collaborations

Former Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia CEO Lisa Gersh has been tapped as the new CEO of goop, a lifestyle and ecommerce company founded by actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2008.  In a…

Saatchi’s New CEO Doesn’t Want to Pick Apart the Past

But Robert Senior faces issues that date back years

Robert Senior doesn’t like to dwell on the past, yet many of the challenges he’ll face as Saatchi & Saatchi’s next global CEO date back several years. The churn in the…

Lisa Sherman Is the New CEO of The Ad Council

Succeeds Peggy Conlon, who is retiring after 15 years in the role

The board of directors for The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service ads in the U.S., has hired Lisa Sherman as president and CEO. Sherman, who starts Nov. 3,…

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