DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GTB, a leading global advertising agency, today announced the appointments of Scott Kavanagh to Global Chief of Staff and Global Chief Talent Officer and Linda Modelevsky to President, Canada. Mr. Kavanagh previously held the position of President, Canada.
Mr. Kavanagh and Ms. Modelevsky bring over 32 years' combined experience with GTB and WPP companies. Their appointments reflect a continued effort to elevate talent across the agency.
Kavanagh began his career supporting the Ford dealer business in the Northeast and eventually led retail operations. In addition, he also served as Managing Director of Hudson Rouge, the advertising agency for Lincoln Motor Company, from 2012-2015, helping to bring to life the successful Matthew McConaughey partnership during his tenure. He has worked with GTB and with the WPP network for 17 years.
Modelevsky is also a GTB veteran who has, up until now, served as SVP, Group Account Director overseeing teams in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. on Ford business. She brings over 30 years' experience in retail advertising.
"Both Scott and Linda bring a wealth of experience to their new roles and have demonstrated a track record of success throughout their respective careers. GTB and our clients will continue to benefit from their leadership," said Kim Brink, Global Chief Operating Officer of GTB.
Mr. Kavanagh will be based at GTB's headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. Ms. Modelevsky will relocate to Toronto, Canada.
Headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan and founded in 2007, GTB is an industry-leading advertising and communications agency. Formerly known as Team Detroit, Blue Hive, and Retail First, the agency unified under the single name GTB in May of 2016 and acquired Zubi Advertising Services in January 2017. A WPP company, GTB has 52 global offices across 6 continents. Clients include Ford Motor Company, Johnson Controls, and Ohio Art, among others. Visit http://www.gtb.com for more information.
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