McCann Worldgroup Names Joe DiMeglio EVP, Worldwide Account Director For General Motors Account
Jun 12, 2015, 11:18 ET
DETROIT, June 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has appointed Joe DiMeglio as EVP, Worldwide Account Director for its global General Motors business including Chevrolet, Vauxhall, Opel and Holden. DiMeglio, joins from Organic, where he was EVP, Chief Client Officer, and also has extensive automotive marketing experience from his previous positions at J. Walter Thompson Co. in Detroit.
In taking on operational and management oversight of McCann Worldgroup's global General Motors business, DiMeglio will leverage Worldgroup's full worldwide and multidiscipline capabilities to deliver multiplatform strategic and creative solutions. This will encompass working collaboratively across all Worldgroup business units currently serving GM brands, including Commonwealth//McCann (Worldgroup's globally dedicated Chevrolet agency), MRM//McCann, Weber Shandwick, Momentum and Craft.
Bill Kolb, Chairman and CEO of Commonwealth//McCann, said, "We are pleased to welcome Joe. He has been associated with outstanding work. His deep understanding of the automotive category combined with his digital and multiplatform communications expertise will help strengthen our ability to grow and develop GM's Chevrolet brand across the globe."
As Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer for Organic, DiMeglio led the Client Service discipline, overseeing the management of Organic's clients. Previously, he was General Manager of Organic's Detroit office. During his decade-long tenure with Organic he managed the overall relationship and project execution for many of the agency's largest clients, including Chrysler, Hilton, Toyota and Volkswagen.
Prior to joining Organic, DiMeglio was Senior Vice President and Group Director at J. Walter Thompson, where he successfully managed cross-functional teams for the Ford Truck and SUV account.
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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