Dentsu Aegis Network has appointed Christine Removille, one of the founders of Accenture Interactive, as Carat global president.
She succeeds Will Swayne and will start in September. Swayne is remaining at the agency in a new global client role, according to the agency.
Removille joins Carat from Accenture, where she has been a senior executive for 20 years. Most recently, she launched Accenture Interactive in Europe and was Managing Director Europe, Latin America and Africa.
Earlier, Removille held roles at both Leo Burnett and Carat on the
account side in the U.S., the UK, Germany and France.
Peter Huijboom, CEO Media Brands & Global Clients, stated: “Christine is an energetic, transformative leader and brings a wealth of experience in building media and digital services and a deep passion for innovation and product development.”
Removille added: “My decision to join Dentsu Aegis Network was driven by their unique people-based data platform, the integrated operating model and completeness of marketing services. ... consulting talents combining business acumen, analytics and technology will add value in the agency landscape.”
The agency said that more specifics on Swayne’s new role would be announced in the coming months.