Fiona Johnston, CEO of UM Australia, has been promoted to chief development officer of Mediabrands World/EMEA and can relocate to the UK to take up the brand new place. Based mostly in London, Johnston’s worldwide position will embody delivering market benefit to current and potential purchasers.
Johnston will even additionally work with Mediabrands dad or mum firm, IPG, on group coordination. Johnston has been CEO of UM Australia since October 2017. In that point, she has retained media contracts for Coca-Cola, Kmart and ING and gained enterprise from the Australian Authorities, Nestle, Menulog, David Jones and Mattel, the corporate mentioned.
Johnston’s alternative as CEO of UM Australia has been appointed and will likely be introduced imminently, the community mentioned in an announcement.
On her appointment, Johnston mentioned, “I’m unhappy to be leaving Coady [Mark Coad, Mediabrands Australia CEO] and the workforce at such an thrilling time for UM in Australia. Equally the chance to craft extra of this globally is a superb honour certainly. I’m excited to work with the worldwide and Europe workforce to assist convey it to life, as I do know solely we are able to.”
Because the UM Australia CEO, Johnston had performed a number one position in gaining new enterprise, bettering consumer retention and profitable awards, Coad famous in an announcement. “We’re unhappy to be shedding Fiona and likewise elated she goes to a brand new, senior place and nonetheless in our wider community,” he added.