Michael Kahn Named Performics Global President
Karishma Kiri Assumes Lead in Global Product Development; Jon Wegman to lead Planning & Strategy as Performics Widens Footprint
Apr 25, 2013, 11:30 ET
CHICAGO, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Performics, the performance marketing agency owned by Publicis Groupe, announces the elevation of Michael Kahn to Global President. The appointment of Kahn, who previously led the company's global account management practices, marketing and sales departments, solidifies Performics' continued commitment to global business in performance marketing.
As Global President, Kahn will continue to lead and expand upon the advancements in the global accounts practice, client services and business development. Kahn will work closely with the entire global executive team, and report to Daina Middleton, Global CEO of Performics and remain based at Performics' global headquarters in Chicago.
"Michael's scope of contribution to Performics globally continues to propel our performance business practices forward," notes Daina Middleton, Global CEO, Performics. "He is an innovative, passionate and energetic leader. I am confident that he will have a continuing impact in delivering outstanding performance results for our clients."
In addition to Kahn's appointment, Karishma Kiri, who joined Performics during the Resultrix acquisition in 2012, will assume the role of Senior Vice President, leading global product development. She will drive integration and consistency across product offerings to a new global standard of excellence. Kiri previously held various marketing roles at Microsoft, and then managed the performance marketing capability at Resultrix. Kiri is based in Seattle.
Jon Wegman, who joins Performics from Moxie Interactive as Vice President Strategy & Planning, will lead participant planning efforts for the organization. Along with the deep analytics practice, strategy and planning is a key differentiator for Performics in the marketplace. Wegman previously led digital strategy for leading brands in the wireless, soft drink and transportation categories, among others.
Performics currently services clients in 26 countries around the world with plans for additional global expansion in 2013.
Performics is the first global performance marketing company and partners with leading marketers to inspire brand participation that drives higher performance and ROI. Founded in 1998, our performance specialists are certified experts in search, affiliate & feeds, and social & display channels across all screens and platforms. Headquartered in Chicago with offices in 26 countries and regional hubs in London, Paris, and Singapore, Performics is part of Publicis Groupe--the world's third largest communications group and top global search spender.
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