IPG-owned company community McCann Worldgroup has introduced a restructuring of its management, with Daryl Lee set to develop into international chief govt officer as Chris Macdonald steps down.
Amongst different modifications, Alex Lopez, international president and chief inventive officer of McCann Worldgroup, is leaving the corporate. Together with his departure, McCann will create one international CCO place.
“Because the CCO function shifts to 1 targeted extra on conventional promoting of their every day work, I’m stepping apart to permit somebody to take over who will convey the identical ardour to the job as I did,” Lopez stated in a press release.
Different management modifications embrace Suzanne Powers, international president and chief technique officer, changing into the chair of FutureBrand and international chief product officer for McCann Worldgroup. She’s going to intention to raise each inventive and strategic product excellence, innovation and thought management throughout the community.
Kate MacNevin, international chair and CEO of MRM, will develop into chief working officer of McCann Worldgroup whereas retaining her function main the company. Nannette Dufour will add the duties of world chief sustainability officer to her present function of world chief consumer officer.
In the meantime, Harjot Singh, international CSO for McCann, will tackle the identical function for Worldgroup.
“Shoppers want related options to their model and advertising challenges, which requires us to work fluidly throughout company strains to ship concepts which can be powered by our collective creativity,” Lee stated in a press release.
Lee has been with IPG since 2006 beginning as international president of Common McCann earlier than shifting on to govt roles at McCann Erikson and IPG Mediabrands.
Lopez had been with McCann Worldgroup for the previous yr and a half and, earlier than that, spent greater than 20 years at Nike.