NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM//McCann's Global Chief Operating Officer, Kate MacNevin, was honored today at the She Runs It Impact Awards, presented by the industry group formerly known as Advertising Women of New York.
The She Runs It Impact Awards celebrate esteemed women in the advertising industry and gives them the opportunity to recognize the special mentors that have made a difference in their careers and their lives. MacNevin took the stage to recognize Bill Kolb, Global President, Diversified Agencies, McCann Worldgroup as her career-long mentor. MacNevin and Kolb were among the four pairs of leaders recognized for their partnership in this unique award presented annually in the marketing and media industry.
Harris Diamond, Chairman and CEO of McCann Worldgroup, said, "I want to congratulate Kate on this special recognition. Mentorship is vital to our agency; fostering those special professional relationships benefits all of us at every level. As Kate and Bill continue to demonstrate the transformative, ongoing power of mentorship, they model its value to our entire community."
Kolb, with more than 25 years of marketing expertise, is one of McCann Worldgroup's most experienced global marketing executives. "From the time she joined our team at MacLaren McCann in Toronto, I have had the unique privilege of supporting Kate on her journey. It has been incredible to witness her rise from General Manager in charge of the General Motors Canada business, to EVP, Executive Director of Global Operations for Commonwealth//McCann, and now to COO of MRM//McCann," he said. "I've had a front seat view to see one of the most passionate, deliberate and exceptional minds in all of advertising take shape."
MacNevin holds more than 20 years of marketing communications experience throughout a wide spectrum of categories. In her current role, she is responsible for spearheading all operations strategy and policies, as well as overseeing daily operations across all of MRM//McCann's departments and regions globally. She also remains a key leader on McCann Worldgroup's global Chevrolet business.
"Looking back on my career at McCann, and all the opportunity I've had, more times than I can count it is Bill who has been the one to say, 'You can do this…You NEED to do this,'" MacNevin said. "It was an honor and privilege to thank Bill for his years of support, friendship and mentorship."
MRM//McCann is a leading customer relationship agency that helps brands grow meaningful relationships with people. The agency leverages the power of creativity, the beauty of data and the magic of technology to nurture, encourage and sustain strong relationships between brands and their customers – in turn, creating meaningful experiences for people, while driving business results. MRM//McCann is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) and a lead agency in the McCann Worldgroup network, with 40-plus offices across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.mrm-mccann.com.
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