McCann Worldgroup has announced the expansion of president of central and eastern Europe Richard Bonner-Davies’ role to include the Nordics region.
Bonner-Davies will now have operational responsibility for Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark on top of his current remit, and his new title is president, the Nordics, central and eastern Europe for McCann Worldgroup. The move follows McCann being named ‘Agency Network of the Year’ in the European region at the 2013 Golden Drum awards.
Luca Lindner, president of McCann Worldgroup, said: “Under Richard’s leadership, McCann has thrived in eastern Europe as a creative force on the world communications stage.
“His ability to forge strong teams and instill an entrepreneurial spirit into our agencies has strengthened our position in the region, and I know he’ll bring this energy to the Nordics.”
Before joining McCann in 2011, Bonner-Davies was CEO of Russia’s ADV Group and head of its advertising agencies across seven countries. Prior to that, he spent 14 years at Ogilvy & Mather and among the roles he held were managing director of Ogilvy Japan and managing partner in New York.