McCann Worldgroup has announced Chris Macdonald, President of the New York office, has been promoted to the newly-created position of President of McCann North America.
Macdonald moved to the U.S. and was promoted to President of McCann New York in 2013. He was serving as CEO of McCann London, which he had first joined in 2005 as client services director. With Macdonald at the helm, McCann was named to Ad Age's 2016 A-List and Creative Innovators/Standout list.
Of the promotion, McCann Worldgroup CEO Harris Diamond said, "Chris has done an outstanding job leading New York. In his new role, Chris will bring the same proactive, client-focused growth approach to our North American team with an emphasis on strengthening our integrated creative, strategic and omni-platform capabilities."
Macdonald will report to McCann Worldgroup President Luca Lindner. He will remain responsible for leading New York and expand his responsibilities to lead the McCann North American agency group which includes Casanova//McCann, McCann Detroit, twofifteenmccann San Francisco, McCann Minneapolis and MacLaren McCann Canada, which consists of agency offices in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.