NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup has named Nannette LaFond-Dufour as Chief Client Officer. Ms. LaFond-Dufour has been serving as President of the McCann Beauty Team, McCann's network of over 500 beauty specialists in 70+ markets that service L'Oreal Paris. She will continue to oversee L'Oreal as part of her expanded role.
In her new role, Ms. LaFond-Dufour will oversee McCann's worldwide accounts to coordinate resources and further develop integration across McCann Worldgroup's disciplines, practices and regions to drive growth for the network's global clients.
"Our clients are increasingly looking to McCann, whatever the discipline, geography or category, to help them solve their communications and marketing challenges around the world," said Harris Diamond, Chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup. "Through her leadership on our worldwide L'Oreal business and her extensive background across many brand categories, Nannette has consistently demonstrated a deep understanding of global marketing. She will now apply this perspective and expertise to lead our experienced team of worldwide account leaders in leveraging our array of strategic, creative and multiplatform capabilities to help our clients meet their growth goals."
Ms. LaFond-Dufour has account experience on health and beauty, confectionary, automotive, financial, food and beverage, electronics, FMCG, and luxury goods brands. She has worked in senior positions in New York, Chicago, Paris and Detroit. Her 25+ years of experience planning and executing global brand campaigns, includes Nestle, Pepsi, Philips Electronics, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble.
Ms. LaFond-Dufour said, "Whatever the market or the category, global marketers need to leverage creative ideas based on insights that are smartly connected across disciplines and geographies. I am excited at the opportunity to extend my experience further across Worldgroup on behalf of our global brands and teams."
About McCann Worldgroup
McCann Worldgroup, part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), is a leading global marketing services company with 24,000 employees in more than 100 countries, comprising McCann Erickson (advertising), MRM//McCann (digital marketing/relationship management), Momentum Worldwide (total brand experience), McCann Health (professional/dtc communications), CRAFT (global adaptation and production), UM (media management), Weber Shandwick (public relations), FutureBrand (consulting/design), ChaseDesign (shopper marketing) and PMK-BNC (entertainment/brand/popular culture).
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