McCann Worldgroup has appointed Cynthia Augustine has been named Global Chief Talent Officer. Augustine steps into the role currently held by Marjan Panah, who is said to be headed for a new opportunity.
Augustine joins McCann Worldgroup from IPG sister agency network FCB, where she served as Global Chief Talent Officer the last 10 years. Earlier she served in HR and talent leadership roles for companies including Scholastic, Time Warner and The New York Times.
The agency describes Augustine as a “passionate advocate” for DEI initiatives, which CEO Bill Kolb has set as a top priority. Earlier this year MWG promoted Singleton Beato to Global Chief DE&I Officer.