Omid Novidi named MediaCom Austria CEO

Andreas Vretscha is succeeded at MediaCom Austria by Omid Novidi

Vienna, 3 July 2019 – GroupM, WPP’s world-leading media investment group, today named Andreas Vretscha Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Austria. Previously MediaCom Austria’s CEO, Vretscha is succeeded at MediaCom, the number one agency in the Austrian market for more than a decade, by Omid Novidi formerly Chief Operating Officer (COO).

“I’m delighted to take on the role as GroupM CEO and pleased to hand over the responsibility for MediaCom in Austria to Omid Novidi,” said Vretscha. “After many years of working together I couldn’t imagine anyone better to continue the successful path of MediaCom and I look forward to collaborating closely in our new roles.”

“I’m looking forward to evolving our offering at MediaCom to optimise the communication ecosystem and use of the right content, as well as finessing our all-important data-driven strategies,” said Novidi.

“Having spent more than 17 years with us, I am in no doubt Omid will hit the ground running as our new CEO of MediaCom Austria,” said Nick Lawson, CEO, MediaCom EMEA. “His deep understanding of our business and our clients will ensure we continue to develop the services our partners need to deliver growth.”

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