Changing Places: Ward Platt, Suzanne Powers, Bill Ludwig…
People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.
- Fox International Channels (FIC) has promoted Ward Platt to the role of chief operating officer and chief executive of the unit’s National Geographic Channels International (NGCI). Platt previously served as president Asia-Pacific and the Middle East for FIC.
- Bill Ludwig, CEO and Chairman of Interpublic´s Campbell-Ewald has left the company. Ludwig has worked for the agency for more than 30 years. The agency has not announced yet who will be replacing the executive.
- McCann Erickson has appointed Suzanne Powers as executive vice-president, chief strategy officer, succeeding Daryl Lee who was promoted to the role of global chief executive of UM. Powers joins from Crispin Porter + Bogusky where she served as global strategy officer and was charged with leading the global development of the agency, working across all CP+B offices.
- Independent global mobile solutions company Somo has appointed former ZenithOptimedia group business director Fraser Heaviside as managing director of its marketing division.