mOne Hires Media Director in N.Y.

NEW YORK Interactive media agency mOne Worldwide has named Media Contacts veteran Suhaila Suhimi-Waldner senior partner and media director to oversee its global brand team in New York.

Suhimi-Waldner, 32, joins the WPP Group agency after four years at Havas’ Media Contacts, where she was vice president and group account director. At Media Contacts, she ran the firm’s Boston office and worked with clients like Vonage, Fidelity Investments and Volkswagen.

In her new role, Suhimi-Waldner will work on the American Express, Cisco Systems, IBM and SAP accounts. The global brand team in New York collaborates with similar mOne groups in London and Singapore on worldwide accounts.

Suhimi-Waldner will report to John Montgomery, mOne’s CEO in North America. Prior to joining Media Contacts in May 2001, she worked for ad agencies in Boston, including HookMedia and Trinity Communications.