Publicis Seattle CEO Browning Exits

Randy Browning, chief executive officer of Publicis in Seattle, has left the agency to pursue other career opportunities, and his replacement will be announced in the coming weeks, the agency said in a statement.
 
In the interim, Bob Moore, the agency’s U.S. chief creative officer, will oversee the Seattle operations. Moore has offices at Publicis in New York and Seattle.
 
Browning (pictured), who joined Publicis in 2001 from IPG’s Mullen, could not be reached for comment.

In a statement released by the agency, he said: “I have accomplished everything I set out to achieve and now I am seeking a career change. I have decided to leave Publicis Seattle to pursue opportunities in the mobile and digital space either inside or outside Publicis Groupe.”

Browning started his career at McCann Erickson in London working on Unilever and Coca-Cola. He subsequently worked on Nike and Microsoft at Wieden + Kennedy in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and then GM Saturn at Hal Riney & Partners.
 
Susan Gianinno, chairman, CEO of Publicis Worldwide in the USA, to whom Browning reported, said: “During his tenure as CEO of Publicis Seattle, Randy brought in some of the best talent in the industry, including Bob Moore. Randy also contributed to building the Seattle office into one of the most creative and digitally oriented agencies in our USA network.”
 
Clients at Publicis Seattle include Chevrolet, shared with other Publicis offices, as well T-Mobile, HomeAway.com and Unicef’s Tap Project.