DDB U.S. President Paul Gunning Is Stepping Down

He's spent more than 20 years within the DDB network of agencies

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Paul Gunning, president and chief operating officer of DDB U.S., is retiring at the end of this year. According to DDB, his role has not yet been filled.

Chuck Brymer, chairman of DDB, shared the news of his retirement in a memo to staff today. Gunning joined DDB Chicago as CEO in 2013. Before joining DDB Chicago, he spent many years at Tribal Worldwide, an agency that’s part of the DDB network.

“Since joining the DDB network in 2000, Paul has shown tremendous passion for our people, our clients and our industry, year after year,” Brymer wrote in the memo.



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