Jane Lin-Baden,the current CEO of Publicis Groupe North Asia has been appointed CEO for the Asia-Pacific region, including South Asia, Australia/ New Zealand and South-East Asia to her responsibilities. As a member of the Management Committee, Lin-Baden will report directly to Arthur Sadoun who earlier was given a four year extension as Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe. Lin-Baden was earlier this year appointed to the Publicis Groupe’s global Management Committee.
It was also announced that Loris Nold, previously CEO of Publicis Groupe APAC/MEA, has been appointed to the newly-created role of CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). tasked with overseeing all European operations and markets while continuing to supervise the Middle East and Africa, and continue to report directly to Arthur Sadoun.
Other management changes include Monica Gadsby, CEO Publicis Groupe Latin America, will add oversight of the group’s activities in Brazil to her responsibilities.
Lin-Baden, Nold, and Gadsby “will work in close partnership with the local leaders in their respective regions, who will report directly to them, to further strengthen the group’s country-led model,” Publicis said.
Talia Raviv, CEO of PMX, expands her remit to oversee the Groupe’s global media operations and Amy Hadfield, currently Chief of Staff to Arthur Sadoun, has been named Director of Global Communications, responsible for the Groupe’s brand.
“With the Directoire+ I’d like to congratulate Jane, Loris, Talia, Amy and Monica on their new roles. Every one of them has been at the heart of Publicis’ transformation with us over the past five years, and will continue to work with all of our managers and teams across the group as we further accelerate to lead the change in our industry” said Sadoun.