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Netflix has named Jackie Lee-Joe, a BBC veteran, as its new Chief Marketing Officer as the company looks to fight off a growing number of video subscription rivals.
WarnerMedia‘s president of ad sales, Donna Speciale, is leaving the company. Speciale’s exit marks a larger company-wide shakeup. Executive vice-president of portfolio sales and client partnerships, Frank Sgrizzi, and executive vice-president of Turner’s Ignite, Dan Riess, will both be leaving WarnerMedia this fall.
Wavemaker has appointed MediaCom’s Chief Operations Officer Toby Jenner as new CEO. Jenner succeeds Tim Castree, who stepped down in December 2018 to become North American chief executive at GroupM.
Publicis Groupe has announced a restructuring of its U.S. operations. The new U.S. ComEx team is chaired by Arthur Sadoun, Chairman-CEO, Publicis Groupe, and includes the newly added Bryan Kennedy, CEO, Epsilon as well as Tim Jones, CEO, Publicis Media Americas; Ros King, the Groupe’s executive vice president, global clients, Steve King, COO, Publicis Groupe & CEO, Publicis Media; Adrian Sayliss, CFO, Publicis Groupe North America; Carla Serrano, the Groupe’s Chief Strategy Officer; Liz Taylor, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Communications US-CCO, Leo Burnett Worldwide; and Nigel Vaz, CEO, Publicis Sapient.
In addition, the Groupe is organizing its creative brand portfolio into three geographic zones. Andrew Bruce becomes CEO, Publicis Communications West, Andrew Swinand will oversee the middle region of the country as CEO, Publicis Communications Center, and Jem Ripley returns to Publicis Groupe as Publicis Communications East CEO.