Ad industry veteran joins DDB's Global CEO
Marty O'Halloran's leadership
YORK, Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB
Worldwide has named Alex Lubar Global President & Chief
Operating Officer. This appointment is a strategic move to further
strengthen DDB's global leadership team under Global CEO,
Lubar joins DDB Worldwide with extensive global leadership
credentials. Currently President, McCann
North America, Lubar joined McCann in 2012 and held several
regional leadership roles during the course of his tenure there.
Before taking on his role at the helm of the North America region, Lubar led the
Asia Pacific region, and was also
the CEO of McCann London. Prior to
that he served as global chief marketing officer and held
leadership roles with agencies including Grey and BBH.
Said O'Halloran: "My vision is to continue to hire the
best talent in the industry and drive DDB Worldwide's growth. Alex
embodies DDB's values and passion for unexpected creativity as the
accelerant for client and agency growth. I am absolutely delighted
he will be joining our team to fuel our current strategic plan
globally. He shares our belief that creativity and emotion are the
drivers of long term, sustainable growth and I am excited to add
him on to my DDB Worldwide leadership team."
Said Lubar: "DDB is such an iconic agency with an
astounding creative legacy. I am honored to work with Marty and his
global leadership team to continue to take DDB and the network's
clients to new levels of growth and fame."
O'Halloran will continue elevating DDB WW's plan to deliver an
exceptional creative product through best-in-class talent and
modern tools and capabilities, all through the lens of DDB's
philosophy that Unexpected Works. "Our ambition is to be the best
creative agency in the world. Alex will further strengthen my
global leadership team and help us reach higher levels of organic
and net new growth, while also continuing to put creativity at the
center of all that we do," said O'Halloran.
Lubar will join DDB Worldwide in the network's NYC Headquarters
in mid-October of this year.
ABOUT DDB WORLDWIDE
DDB Worldwide (www.ddb.com) is one
of the world's largest and most influential advertising and
marketing networks. DDB has been named Agency Network of the Year
2022 Effies US, Asia Pacific Network of the Year 2022 Spikes Asia,
#3 Global Network in 2022 by the Cannes International Festival of
Creativity, Network of the Year by D&AD in 2022 and 2021,
Network of the Year ADC in 2021, Network of the Year 2021 Effies
Latin America, Network of the Year 2021 El Ojo, as well as numerous
accolades from the industry's leading advertising publications and
awards shows. WARC has listed DDB as one of the Top 3 Global
Networks for 12 of the last 15 years. The network's clients include
Molson Coors, Volkswagen,
McDonald's, Unilever, Mars, Peloton, JetBlue, Johnson &
Johnson, and the U.S. Army, among others. Founded in 1949, DDB is
part of the Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) and consists of over 10,000
employees across 149 offices in over 63 countries, with its
flagship office in New York, NY.
Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE – OMC) is a
leading global marketing and corporate communications company.
Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide
advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and
interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public
relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000
clients in more than 70 countries.
CONTACT: Donna Tobin, Global Chief Marketing &
Communications Officer; email@example.com
View original content to download
SOURCE DDB Worldwide