Chris Brown; DDB New York

Chris Brown was named president and chief executive officer of DDB New York. He currently serves as chief executive officer of DDB Group Australia, and will transition into the new role in September. Additionally, a new group structure in New York has been created and will encompass: DDB New York, Uproar@DDB, DDB Remedy, Tribal Worldwide New York, Roberts & Langer DDB and Spike DDB. Current CEO Peter Hempel will assume the new role of chairman and CEO, DDB Group New York, overseeing the entire group to ensure the agencies are collaborating and exploring joint opportunities. Brown will report jointly to Hempel and Mark O'Brien, president of DDB North America.

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