Michael Roth Discusses Diversity as a Business Imperative in Davos

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Why Diversity is a Business Imperative: Michael Roth, Interpublic Group (IPG) Chairman & CEO, Lisa Coleman, CDO Harvard University, and Laura Zelenko, Senior Editor for Business and Finance Bloomberg News discuss why it is not about setting quotas, but achieving objectives at The Girls' Lounge in Davos.

Patti Temple Rocks Appointed Golin’s first Client Innovation Officer and Ginger Porter elevated to President, Midwest Region

Patti Temple Rocks, Managing Director (MD) of Chicago, will assume new responsibilities as Golin's first Client Innovation Officer. Ginger Porter, MD of Dallas, will become President, Midwest Region, with oversight of Golin's Chicago and Dallas operations. Both Temple Rocks and Porter will sit in Golin's Chicago office, will report to Gary Rudnick, CEO+ Operations and will join the agency's Executive Board. Read more

Jack Morton Worldwide Appoints Rachel Donovan SVP Executive Creative Director

Rachel Donovan, new svp, executive creative director at Jack Morton Worldwide Based in the New York office, she is the former global creative director at McCann Health and brings a wealth of experience across a range of industries, including automotive, beauty, consumer packaged goods, mobile devices, entertainment, healthcare, and technology. Former clients include Pepsi, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Reckitt Benckiser, Novartis, HBO, GE, AT&T, Target, Time Warner Cable, Colgate, Dove, match.com, and Airbnb. Read on...

McCann Health Appoints Geline Midouin as Global Chief Talent Officer

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Midouin will join McCann Health as global chief talent officer on February 1.

"Geline brings with her a wide array of skills and depth of experience in human capital management, modern concepts in talent deployment and ways of working, and a rich appreciation of the value of a ‘people first' approach that enables talent to do great work. Geline will be an extremely valuable addition to our global team," McCann Health Global CEO John Cahill said in a statement. Read on...

Abbie Baehr returns to Momentum as North American Director of Strategy

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By Minda Smiley

January 9, 2017

In her new role, she will be tasked with driving insights that "inform Momentum's strategic planning approach around the impact of brand experience."

She will be based in the brand experience agency's New York headquarters and will report to Elena Klau, Momentum's SVP-global director of strategy, insights and performance. Read on...

IPG Women Honored with She Runs It Working Mothers of the Year Awards

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She Runs It recognizes outstanding mothers in marketing and media who serve as strong role models and demonstrate a positive influence at work, at home and within their communities. This year's honorees included MRM//McCann's Marcy Samet, Hello Tierney's Molly K. Watson, UM Worldwide's Karen Bloore Hunt, McCann's Devika Bulchandani, R/GA's Paola Colombo, Carmichael Lynch Relate's Julie Batliner and FCB Chicago's Karah McGeown. Read on...

New Year, New View

A Journey of Self-Discovery

On Tuesday, December 13th, WLN Singapore hosted a year-end event featuring an organisational behaviour expert and an innovative workshop to help attendees reveal the true strengths unique to each of us, and how we can use those strengths to our advantage in the new year.

Over 20 attendees participated in the workshop, which used a drawing exercise to generate a fresh perspective on who we are and where we might be going. Participants were encouraged to unlock the subconscious and envisage the possibilities that could lead to more meaningful goals, or the courage to change.


WLN Spreads Holiday Cheer


The Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) Connecticut Chapter held its December meeting which focused on giving back to the community during the holiday season.

A team of 30 collected and packaged personal care products and delivered them to the Homes with Hope organization. Homes with Hope is a non-profit that helps over 95 people, including children, through emergency shelters and supportive apartments to live independent and self-sufficient lives.

Lisa Murray, Octagon CMO and WLN Board Member, Honored By WISE NY As A Woman Of Inspiration

lisa1WLN Board Member and Octagon Global CMO Lisa Murray was honored as a Woman of Inspiration by WISE NY (Women in Sports and Events) at New York City's Liberty Hall.Read more

FRUKT Names Shirley Richter Hughes Managing Director FRUKT US

FRUKT, the global marketing agency that connects brands to entertainment and pop culture, announces a new U.S. senior leadership team. Entertainment industry veteran Shirley Richter Hughes joins the agency as Managing Director, FRUKT US, Hap Deneen is promoted to Senior Vice President, FRUKT US and music industry veteran Jesus Gonzalez joins as Vice President, Music Partnerships.

"We are thrilled to have our U.S. leadership team in place. Their collective experience, coupled with the brilliant creative and consumer experiences generated by our team, will be the standard for how brands approach entertainment partnerships," said Managing Director, FRUKT Global, Dom Hodge. "Our ability to attract and retain respected, experienced talent like Shirley, Hap and Jesus speaks volumes to the quality of FRUKT's work and the opportunities in the space." Read on...