Mark Coad scores top job with Mediabrands Australia

November 29, 2019 | Share this article

Mark Coad has been appointed CEO of IPG Mediabrands, after it was revealed earlier today that he would step down as boss of rival agency, Omnicom’s PHD. Coad’s appointment finally finishes the ongoing search for holding group bosses, which this year has included the appointment of new leaders across WPP, Publicis Media, Dentsu and Havas

Chris Chen has been appointed as CEO of IPG Mediabrands China. Chen replaces IPG Mediabrands China CEO Tom Wan who will leave at the end of this year after nearly four years with the agency. Chen moves from DDB Greater China where he was chief operating officer and chief financial officer. This marks Chen’s second