MediaCom has appointed Josh Gallagher as its first APAC chief working officer, with a short to scale the company’s capabilities and supply constant management for its shoppers throughout the area.
It’s the first main staffing resolution made by Rupert McPetrie, who took up the mantle of APAC CEO from Mark Heap this month.
Gallagher is promoted from regional chief product officer, a job he has held for greater than three years. Throughout this time, he has performed an necessary position in rising the company’s product suite and capabilities throughout efficiency and ecommerce, and has led the worldwide commerce consulting providing inside Blink Consulting. Earlier than GroupM, Gallagher was the APAC CSO of Havas.
MediaCom is sourcing a brand new regional product result in substitute Gallagher in his former position.
McPetrie stated: “It’s at all times improbable when you may look inside your organisation and discover somebody who is ideal for probably the most senior roles. Josh has performed a terrific job constructing new capabilities and merchandise for our shoppers over the past three years and has additionally performed a big position in our new enterprise successes, together with the latest wins of Bayer and The Coca-Cola Firm. He can be an incredible COO for our area and can assist MediaCom proceed its profitable trajectory.”
Gallagher stated: “I look ahead to bringing a forward-thinking and difficult mindset to the position, serving to our folks and shoppers frequently develop. My focus can be on driving the tradition to take action. In an trade that’s ever-changing, having the ability evolve the way in which we work by means of extra agile expertise and know-how capabilities will ship work that transforms our shoppers’ companies.”