LONDON: As part of MediaCom's
ongoing commitment to its clients, the agency today announced two
new appointments to the agency's global leadership team.
Matthew Mee has been appointed MediaCom's first-ever Global Chief
Strategy Officer and Dominic Guba becomes Global Chief Investment
Officer. Both will join MediaCom's Worldwide Executive
In line with its "People first"
philosophy, both promotions highlight the agency's commitment to
fostering a culture that attracts and retains the very best people
in the media industry.
Matthew Mee, previously Head of
Strategy for EMEA and a 17 year MediaCom veteran, will work with
regional and local strategists to ensure that world-class planning
and pioneering innovations help "future-proof" client businesses
around the globe. He will continue in his Strategy Lead role
on a number of major clients.
A succession plan for the new EMEA
Head of Strategy is in place and will be announced in the coming
Dominic Guba, previously Global Head
of Trading, has been named the agency's new Global Chief Investment
Officer. Since joining MediaCom from Aegis in 2010, Guba has built
and grown the global investment team and has been instrumental in
delivering impressive cost efficiencies to global clients.
In his new role, Guba will focus on
three key areas: partnering with local leadership teams to deliver
the most productive, cost-effective products and services in every
MediaCom market; developing and applying best-in-class trading
models and implementation tools; and optimising the 89-country
network's investment processes. Guba will continue as primary
investment management lead with MediaCom parent GroupM.
Guba's previous role will be assumed
by Nicolas Grand, who joined MediaCom in 2011 as Global Investment
Director. Grand's new role as Global Head of Investment Management
is effective immediately.
Both Mee and Guba will report to
Stephen Allan, Worldwide Chairman and CEO.
"We are firmly committed to developing
careers at MediaCom, and I'm excited to introduce Matthew and
Dominic to an even wider base of clients around the world," said
Allan. "As new members of the global leadership team, a vital part
of their remit will be to 'pay it forward' by identifying and
nurturing the individuals who will become the next generation of
phenomenal leaders at MediaCom."