MDC Partners has hired Khartoon Weiss to join its Strategic Resources Group to help manage and generate new business accounts.
Weiss is jumping from MediaCom to join as SVP business development to serve as a partner to clients on behalf of the holding company’s network of agencies, with a particular focus on the integrated service offerings of Doner as well as MDC’s media and digital service capabilities.
Khartoon will be based in New York.
At the same time, Ryan Linder is expanding his responsibilities as SVP to oversee a broader portfolio of MDC agencies, including CP+B. He joined Doner in January 2013 as senior VP, chief growth officer. Throughout his career, Linder has worked with brands including Target, Nike, Best Buy, Walmart, PepsiCo, General Mills, 3M and Time Warner Cable.
Both executives will report to Bob Kantor, chief marketing and business development officer, MDC Partners.