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Topic: Gustavo Martinez

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…

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.…

Jeff Benjamin Exits His Big Job at JWT

He plans to start his own agency

The Jeff Benjamin era at JWT is over, just 2 1/2 years after it began. Benjamin, a top creative leader at Crispin Porter + Bogusky who ventured in the world of…

Matt Eastwood Becomes Global Creative Chief at JWT

Leaves New York role at DDB

For the first time since 2009, JWT will have a global creative chief. Matt Eastwood, chief creative officer of the New York office of DDB, has become worldwide CCO at JWT.…

Lindner Named McCann Worldgroup President

Ran Americas, Middle East, Africa

Luca Lindner has been promoted to president of McCann Worldgroup, a new role at the Interpublic company. The 53-year-old has been president for the Americas, Middle East and Africa since…

JWT’s Global CEO-in-Waiting Has a Big Task Ahead of Him

Lucky for Gustavo Martinez, he has a year to get it right

Gustavo Martinez will have nearly a year to establish himself at JWT as global president before he succeeds Bob Jeffrey as CEO in 2015. Given the scale of the top…

Bob Jeffrey Says His Successor Is a 'Real Internationalista'

Gustavo Martinez also has a great reputation with clients

Bob Jeffrey, JWT global CEO since January 2004, will hand off to Gustavo Martinez in 13 months, after a year of preparing him for the top job. First, however, Martinez,…

McCann’s Gustavo Martinez Takes Global Role at JWT

Will succeed Bob Jeffrey as CEO in 2015

JWT has recruited McCann Worldgroup’s Gustavo Martinez to become global president and succeed Bob Jeffrey as CEO. Martinez, who was president of Europe and Asia at Worldgroup, will join JWT in…

Fast Chat: McCann Worldgroup's Luca Lindner

Says advertising is about 'risk, tears and smiling'

Luca Lindner is in his first weeks of living in the U.S., having left sunny Sao Paulo for a recent spell of frigid New York winter as he digs into…

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