Ogilvy's Wright Replaces Judge as Lowe CEO

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NEW YORK Lowe Worldwide has hired Tony Wright as president and chief executive officer, replacing current CEO Jerry Judge, Lowe parent Interpublic Group has confirmed.

Wright, 43, worldwide chief strategy officer at WPP’s Ogilvy & Mather, will join IPG’s Lowe after weeks of negotiations [Adweek, Aug. 9].

Judge, 54, Lowe’s chief executive since 2001, continues in his role as president and CEO of The Partnership, the broader IPG division comprising Lowe, Draft and other shops.

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