IPG Mediabrands ha annunciato la nomina di Sebastien Danet come presidente della divisione francese. Nel suo ruolo, effettivo dal prossimo mese di dicembre, sarà anche consulente strategico per tutta la regione Emea e lavorerà con Thomas Jamet, ceo di IPG Mediabrands Francia e Caroline Foster Kenny, che da gennaio 2017 ricoprirà la carica di ceo Emea.
Prima dell’ingresso in IPG Mediabrands Danet ha lavorato in Publicis Media, ricoprendo di recente la carica di presidente della divisione francese, mentre all’inizio della sua carriera ha lavorato in Havas e, successivamente, nel 2013 in Zenith Optimedia come global managinhg partner, dove ha contribuito al lancio di Blue 449.
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IPG Mediabrands, the global media arm of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), has named Sebastien Danet to the newly-created role of Chairman, IPG Mediabrands France. In this role, Sebastien will serve as a strategic consultant across the EMEA region, and will work with select clients and teams to support operations, evolve IPG Mediabrands’ products and drive growth.
He will work closely with Thomas Jamet, CEO, IPG Mediabrands France, to accelerate growth in this vital market. Sebastien will report into Caroline Foster Kenny, CEO, IPG Mediabrands EMEA, who joins the network in early 2017.
“Sebastien’s leadership and experience are second-to- none“, said IPG Mediabrands Global CEO, Henry Tajer. “EMEA, and France in particular, has always been a key priority for our network. I am confident that together Sebastien, Thomas and Caroline will continue to grow and prosper our business through the development of best-in- class client solutions specifically focused for EMEA’s diverse and dynamic marketplace.”
Sebastien joins IPG Mediabrands from Publicis Media where he most recently served as Chairman France. He began his career at Havas, and went on to hold a leadership roleoverseeing international clients at Carat, before joining ZenithOptimedia France as CEO. In 2013, he joined ZenithOptmedia WW as Global Managing Partner, spending much of his time between Paris and London. There, he launched Blue 449, a full-service media network. Danet has worked with some of the world’s biggest and most iconic groups such as L’Oreal, Nestlé, Toyota, Kering, Sanofi and Richemont.
Of his appointment, Sebastien said: “The opportunity to help lead one of the most progressive, entrepreneurial and talented marketing groups in the world was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. I’m thrilled to bring strategic consulting and support to Caroline and Thomas and together help realize IPG Mediabrands’ full potential within EMEA.”Danet is the latest leadership appointment in EMEA. In August, Caroline Foster Kenny was appointed Chief Executive Officer, IPG Mediabrands EMEA – a role she will take up in early 2017. Danet joins the network this December.