Deutsch NY Hires Tara Levine as CMO

By Erik Oster 

Deutsch New York appointed Tara Levine as its new chief marketing officer, Adweek reports, filling a vacancy created when Michael Goldberg left to become CEO of Zimmerman Advertising last September. She will begin her new role starting next week, reporting to Deutsch New York CEO Val DiFebo.

Levine joins Deutsch from OMD USA, where she has served as managing director since March of 2014 and U.S. director of business development since joining the media agency in February of 2010. Prior to OMD, Levine spent over a year and a half as director of new business for Euro RSCG. That followed an almost two year stint with Arnold New York as management supervisor, business development and director, business development. She also spent over two years as marketing manager for American Stock Exchange and five years as an account executive with DDB.

“We have a lot of big plans for our New York and Los Angeles offices, and that’s the lens through which we looked at Tara,” DiFebo told Adweek. “We’re aiming for big growth, change and doing things differently. She’s up for that. Tara has global experience and experience across all communications touchpoints. She is very modern in her thinking about clients and about our industry, which is very aligned with where we are.”