AKQA appoints Jim Rossman as president and COO

Digital marketing agency AKQA has appointed Jim Rossman as president and chief operating officer.

Rossman is currently chief operating officer at Digitas, Publicis Groupe’s direct and digital marketing agency.

Rossman will be based in New York and will work with AKQA globally, reporting directly to AKQA chief executive officer Tom Bedecarre.

Bedecarre said, “As we continue to rapidly expand, we want to add senior leadership to the AKQA executive team. We’re looking forward to welcoming Jim later in April and introducing him to our organisation.”

Rossman joined Digitas in 2001 to manage the New York office and served as the Digitas chief operating officer for the past five years.

Previously, Rossman held senior management positions at Young & Rubicam and Wunderman.

This story first appeared on newmediaage.co.uk

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