The firm's managing partner Eli Samaha may join the board of the combined company if the merger goes through. MDC shareholders are set to vote on it July 26.
Karen van Bergen will be responsible for overseeing the company's climate change and sustainability initiatives.
With just 12 days to go before a scheduled vote on the merger, both sides remain far apart on acceptable terms.
The main idea: Ensure that DE&I is top of mind and fully embraced throughout the agency.
MDC independent shareholder Indaba Capital Management said Monday the "barely revised terms"-filed with the SEC on Friday are still unacceptable.
The other partners in the Latin America venture include retail analytics and software firm VSBLTY Groupe Technologies and retail consultant Retailigent.
Kim Johnson, who will report to Global Chief Executive Officer Andy Main, is the second newly named CEO of a holding company health network this month.
The agency, Performance Art, will be led CEO Andrea Cook who was previously CEO at FCB/SIX, the Toronto-based marketing agency within the FCB agency network.
The joint venture is part of a bigger agency DEI initiative that includes diversifying the composition of its board of directors and committing 5% of every employee's time to anti-racist efforts.
A heatwave scorching the west is likely to alter plans for fireworks, barbeques and other traditions associated with the holiday.