With Heekin Out, Kaess Will Stay On As 4As Chair

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NEW YORKFollowing last week’s firing of Jim Heekin as CEO of McCann-Ericson Worldgroup, the American Associations of Advertising Agencies will keep current chairman Ken Kaess in his post for another year.

Kaess, president-ceo of DDB Worldwide, was slated to be replaced by Heekin this April. Instead, the 4As’ advisory council nominated him for a second consecutive term.

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