Publicis Groupe has hired Angela Steele to a new role in the agency. Steele was previously CEO of Dentsu Carat USA, rising from chief strategy officer in 2019. Publicis would not state what role Steele would be taking, but a spokesperson said it would be a new global executive role at the agency.
The details of Steele’s new position will be disclosed when she starts her job in January 2022. She will report directly to Arthur Sadoun, CEO and chairman of Publicis Groupe
The new role marks a return to Publicis Groupe for Steele, who previously spent more than a decade in leadership roles at Starcom.
“Angela is recognized for her excellent strategic instincts, her ability to inspire diverse teams and her commitment to driving big impact for notable brands. We are thrilled to welcome her back to Publicis Groupe and I’m really looking forward to working closely together in 2022,” Sadoun said in a statement.
Dentsu Carat has not stated who will be replacing Steele in the CEO role.