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McCann Worldgroup Announces Senior Leadership Promotions



Current leaders across agencies and disciplines will be promoted to new positions

McCann Worldgroup Announces Senior Leadership Promotions

McCann Worldgroup today announced several leadership promotions across its agencies and disciplines.

Harris Diamond, Chairman and CEO of McCann Worldgroup, said, “I am pleased to announce the promotions of a number of our current leaders into new positions. These are leaders who have advanced in our organization through their continuous commitment to providing our clients with integrated, multiplatform creative and strategic solutions that have driven their sales growth These leaders, along with the rest of the management team, have helped us to develop our great creative work that is taking significant market share, winning new clients, and driving our business growth to new heights.”

Bill Kolb has been promoted to a new Worldgroup role focused on growing the company’s disciplines as President, Diversified Agencies. In this new role, he will partner with many of Worldgroup’s disciplines and take responsibility for driving several key practice areas, including data, analytics and media.

- Devika Bulchandani has been promoted to Managing Director, McCann New York. 

- Steve Zaroff has been promoted to Chief Strategy Officer, McCann North America.

- Kate MacNevin has been promoted to Worldwide Chief Operating Officer at MRM//McCann.

- Lori Feld has been promoted to President, MRM//McCann North America.

- Donnalyn Smith has been promoted to President of Momentum North America.


Bill Kolb, President, Diversified Agencies, is one of McCann’s most experienced multiplatform and global marketing executives whose career has spanned multiple Worldgroup assignments since he first joined 15 years ago as an in-store marketing expert. He rose to senior-level positions at Momentum and was CEO of MRM//McCann before being promoted in 2013 to Chairman & CEO of the globally integrated GM business.

Devika Bulchandani, Managing Director, McCann New York, first joined McCann in the late 1990s, and has held various leadership roles in the New York office, including Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Director of Global Strategy, and serving most recently as President of McCann XBC.

Steve Zaroff, Chief Strategy Officer, McCann North America, joined McCann in 2012. He has helped to build the strategic capability in New York and played a significant role driving the success of the agency’s clients’ businesses in New York.

Kate MacNevin, Worldwide Chief Operating Officer at MRM//McCann, joined McCann in Toronto in 2006, was named to head the GM Canada business in 2009 and then moved to Detroit in 2012 where she became Executive Director of Global Operations for Commonwealth//McCann.

Lori Feld, President, MRM//McCann North America, has been at Worldgroup for more than a decade, where she helped transform the Salt Lake City operation into a cutting-edge B2B customer experience marketing agency.

Donnalyn Smith, President, MRM//McCann North America, joined Momentum in the late 1990s, and most recently served as EVP, Regional Director, North America. She has worked with many of the company’s multinational clients and has successfully integrated Momentum’s capabilities with Worldgroup’s other agencies and disciplines.

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McCann Worldgroup, Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:23:57 GMT