Florian Adamski, The Chief Executive of Omnicom Media Group – Germany was named as the new Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of OMD Worldwide. He will be operating from London Office.
Adamski replaces Mainardo de Nardiswho will assume the new role of executive vice-chairman at Omnicom Media Group in New York. Colin Gottlieb, chief executive of Omnicom Media Group in Europe, Middle East and Africa, will remain in his role while taking on the new position of chairman of OMD Worldwide.
OMD Worldwide has also made a few senior hires in Asia Pacific over the past year. In March, Omnicom Media Group named Aaron Wild the new CEO of OMD China, while Anna Chitty replaced Wild as PHD China’s CEO. In April, it appointed Sarah Hargreaves as managing partner, and tasked her with leading the OMD International team which manages OMD’s key global and regional client relationships.
Earlier this year, OMD also made several key appointments to its strategy team. Gavin Gibson returned to the agency as national chief strategy officer, while Peita Pacey returned to OMD as head of strategy for OMD Sydney. OMD Sydney’s strategic team also saw the promotion of Danni Dimitri to strategy director for McDonald’s, and the promotion of Daisy Huang to strategist, who works across a number of OMD’s key clients.