NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 5, 2018 – BBDO Worldwide announced regional management changes today. The announcement was made by Andrew Robertson, President and CEO, BBDO Worldwide.
St. John Walshe will become CEO, BBDO The Americas, and Jim Moser Chairman, BBDO Europe.
“St. John started his career at BBDO in 1997 as an account executive on M&M’s,” said Robertson. “For the last 13 years, he has been our global lead on Mars. In that time, it has grown into one of our largest clients and a global flagbearer for our work – the most awarded client at Cannes the last two years in a row. For the last five years, he has also been leading most of our agencies in Europe. Their performance has been strong . He is an exceptional people picker, talent developer and team builder. He is restless, curious and innovative.”
Robertson continued, “Jim Moser will be moving from Australia to London. He has had several significant agency and group roles in the 19+ years he has been with the Clemenger Group, and prior to that led our agencies in Poland and Italy. He may be an American moving from Australia, but he loves Europe. And there is no more passionate believer in BBDO, its people, and what we stand for than Jim.”
Both Mr. Walshe and Mr. Moser will relocate to their new regions next year.
BBDO’s mantra is “The Work. The Work. The Work.” Every day, BBDO people in 289 offices in 81 countries work day by day, job by job and client by client to create and deliver the world’s most compelling commercial content. For 12 years in a row, BBDO has been ranked the most creative agency network in the world in The Gunn Reportand for seven years, including 2018, BBDO has been named Network of the Year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – more than any other agency network. For the past five years, BBDO has topped the WARC 100 as the world’s most strategic agency network.
BBDO has also been chosen Agency of the Year multiple times by the leading industry trade publications.
BBDO Worldwide is part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE-OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), a leading global marketing and corporate communications company.
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