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Sep 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

Prasoon Joshi Named Chairman Of McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific

 McCann Worldgroup today announced that Prasoon Joshi has been promoted to Chairman of McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific. In this position, he...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:03 ET

McCann Worldgroup Appoints Jean-Michel Wu As Chief Talent Officer

 McCann Worldgroup confirms Jean-Michel Wu joins the network as chief talent officer, effective October 20, 2014.  Jean-Michel has...

Jul 18, 2014, 11:53 ET

Mark Lund Appointed CEO of McCann Worldgroup UK

 McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has appointed Mark Lund as CEO of McCann Worldgroup UK. Lund, most recently a co-founder and...

Jul 10, 2014, 12:00 ET

Pablo Walker Named President of McCann Worldgroup Europe

 McCann Worldgroup today announced new leadership heading two of its international regions. Pablo Walker, who has been President of McCann...

Jul 08, 2014, 14:00 ET

Devika Bulchandani Promoted to President, McCann XBC

 McCann Worldgroup today announced that Devika Bulchandani has been promoted to President of McCann XBC (EXTRABOLD CONDENSED). She succeeds...

Jun 18, 2014, 06:00 ET

McCann Promotes John Mescall To Global Executive Creative Director Role

 McCann Erickson today announced the promotion of John Mescall to the new role of Global Executive Creative Director. Mescall is currently...

Jun 05, 2014, 16:01 ET
McCann Global Creative Chairman Rob Reilly (center) flanked by new Executive Creative Directors James Dawson-Hollis (left) and Bill Wright. (PRNewsFoto/McCann Worldgroup)

McCann Names James Dawson-Hollis And Bill Wright Global Executive Creative Directors

McCann today announced that two highly-awarded creatives, James Dawson-Hollis and Bill Wright, are joining the agency as Global Executive Creative...

May 28, 2014, 16:30 ET

Ed Powers Named CEO of Craft

McCann Worldgroup today announced it has named Ed Powers as CEO of its Craft adaptation and production unit. Craft is dedicated to effectively...

May 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

Shoppers Want More 'Personal,' Less 'Personalization'

 The boom globally in online shopping combined with the explosive growth of consumer data collection and analytics is reshaping retailer...

Apr 29, 2014, 12:00 ET

Auge Reichenberg Joins McCann HumanCare As Executive Creative Director

Auge Reichenberg, one of the most respected creative executives in healthcare communications, is joining McCann HumanCare, the consumer-focused...

Apr 24, 2014, 12:00 ET

McCann Named Number One Agency Network In 'The Good Report'

 McCann has been recognized as the number one "Network For Good" in 2013 in "The Good Report", an annual celebration of innovative and valuable...

Apr 11, 2014, 15:47 ET

Devin Reiter Joins McCann NY as Executive Account Director

 Devin Reiter is joining McCann Erickson New York as an Executive Account Director from Crispin, Porter & Bogusky where he has been a Group...

Apr 09, 2014, 15:00 ET

Michael McLaren Named CEO of MRM//McCann

 McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has named Michael McLaren as CEO of MRM//McCann. McLaren has been serving as President of...

Feb 12, 2014, 11:54 ET

McCann Recognized For Most Awarded Individual Agency, #1 TV Commercial And Top Digital Campaign In Gunn Report 2013

 McCann Erickson was recognized in The Gunn Report 2013 for a number of first-place global rankings, including the most-awarded digital...

Jan 29, 2014, 16:30 ET

Commonwealth//McCann Strengthens Account Leadership

 Commonwealth//McCann, the agency dedicated to the global Chevrolet account, today announced the appointment of Sharon Wacker to Managing...

Jan 28, 2014, 11:00 ET

Amar Urhekar Named President Of McCann Health Americas

 Amar Urhekar, a veteran of the Global McCann Health network, has been promoted to the newly-created position of President, McCann Health...

Jan 27, 2014, 16:24 ET

Alex Lubar Promoted To Global CMO Of McCann Worldgroup

Alex Lubar, who joined McCann Erickson as CMO of its North American region, has been promoted to Global CMO of McCann Worldgroup, a new position,...

Jan 09, 2014, 15:53 ET

Fear of Data Sharing Rose Significantly in Last Two Years

 U.S. consumer attitudes and behavior related both to data sharing and social media oversharing have shifted significantly just within the last...

Jan 06, 2014, 09:17 ET
McCann Worldgroup.  (PRNewsFoto/McCann Worldgroup)

McCann Worldgroup Strengthens Global Creative Leadership

 McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has hired Rob Reilly as Global Creative Chairman, and promoted Linus Karlsson to Creative Chairman...

Dec 13, 2013, 09:30 ET

Luca Lindner Elevated to President of McCann Worldgroup

 McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has named Luca Lindner President of McCann Worldgroup.  Lindner was previously President...