IPG announces two new global client roles
IPG Mediabrands CEO Daryl Lee has created two new client roles within his global executive leadership team.
Caroline Foster Kenny (pictured left) will become global president, client solutions, reporting directly to Lee – a position she will assume alongside her role leading Mediabrands UK & Ireland as executive chairman and CEO.
In the new position, Foster Kenny is tasked with leading the strategic development of new solutions for clients, built around new models of data. She will work in collaboration with client bosses across the network and across IPG Open Architecture solutions, inclusive of Acxiom.
Meanwhile, Andrea Suarez has been appointed global president for Nestlé Thrive – the custom unit that IPG Mediabands has created for Nestlé.
Reporting into Lee, she will also remain a senior advisor to the Mediabrands Latin American leadership team.
“Never has client partnership been more important in the media business than today, as we build next generation marketing capabilities together," said Lee.
"Both Caroline and Andrea have delivered outstanding business results as leaders in our EMEA and LATAM regions, due to an unwavering commitment to clients and a clear focus on being strategic business partners to them. I’m proud to welcome these two new global presidents to the team and excited about what we can achieve together for our clients on a global scale.”
IPG Mediabrands has also announceed the appointments of Christian Johansen into the position of CEO for the EMEA region, and Sergio Kessissian into the position of CEO for the LATAM region.