As the Job Turns: McCann’s Promotional Tuesday

By Kiran Aditham 

Though they still might be licking their wounds from losing another piece of the Microsoft biz, McCann has nevertheless moved forward with a few executive lineup changes today.

Michael McLaren (pictured), a 10-year McCann employee who was named CEO of Worldgroup EXP in February of this year, is moving to Regional Director of McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific and President, CEO of McCann Worldgroup Japan.

Matt Ross, who joined the agency from Ogilvy in 2005 and served as President of McCann Worldgroup as well as head of the aforementioned global Microsoft business, will now take on McLaren’s old role as Worldgroup EXP CEO.

Meanwhile on the East Coast, C. Thomas Gruhler was promoted to President of McCann Erickson, New York from Executive VP, Worldwide Account Director, succeeding Lori Senecal, who as we reported earlier today was added to the nameplate of Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners.

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