NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe's specialty communications, PR and experiential network, today announces it has hired Graham Gunn as senior vice president and creative director of its thriving digital practice. In this newly created role, Gunn will report to Stephen Marino, senior vice president, Director of Digital and Social Media, North America. MSLGROUP provides digital and social media services for some of the world's leading companies.
"The social web continues to present unlimited opportunities for clients in industries ranging from financial services to consumer products," says Marino. "Graham has an unprecedented history in delivering award-winning campaigns and has created some of the industries strongest digital solutions."
Gunn will provide strategic direction for all our social endeavors across MSLGROUP's North American offices, bringing unbound creativity and expertise in online engagement, brand development and digital strategy. Utilizing the latest innovations, he will work with the agency's leading experts to provide unique solutions to client challenges to engage stakeholders.
Previously of Ogilvy PR, Gunn has nearly 20 years of experience in digital, social media and word of mouth marketing. He has also worked on campaigns for some of the world's biggest marketers and at Ogilvy he worked on the digital strategy for BP's crisis response to the 2010 oil spill.
MSLGROUP is a specialty communications and engagement group that's one of the world's top 5 PR and events networks. With more than 2,500 people, its offices span 22 countries and cover virtually every discipline required for clients to engage creatively with their audiences 24 hours a day. Adding affiliates and partners into the equation, MSLGROUP's reach increases to 4,000 employees in 83 countries. The group offers clients strategic advice, insight-guided thinking and big, compelling ideas – followed by thorough execution. MSLGROUP is Publicis Groupe's flagship PR and Events network. www.mslgroup.com
About Publicis Groupe
Publicis Groupe [listed on the Euronext Paris Exchange - FR0000130577 - and part of the CAC 40 index] is the world's third largest communications group. With activities spanning 104 countries on five continents, Publicis Groupe offers local and international clients a complete range of advertising services through three global advertising networks, Leo Burnett, Publicis, Saatchi & Saatchi, and numerous agencies including Fallon, 49%-owned Bartle Bogle Hegarty, and Kaplan Thaler Group. VivaKi combines digital and media expertise, allowing to connect with consumers in a holistic way, with Starcom MediaVest Group and ZenithOptimedia worldwide media networks; and interactive and digital marketing led by Digitas and Razorfish networks. VivaKi develops new services, tools, and next generation digital platforms. Publicis Groupe's specialized agencies and marketing services offer healthcare communications with Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG, the first network in healthcare communications), sustainability communications and multicultural communications. With MSLGROUP, one of the world's top three PR and Events networks, expertise ranges from corporate and financial communications to public relations and public affairs, branding, social media marketing and events. www.publicisgroupe.com
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