Dentsu Aegis Network appoints Christine Removille as Carat Global President
LONDON - Dentsu Aegis Network today announces the appointment of Christine Removille, one of the founders of Accenture Interactive, as Carat Global President.
Christine joins Dentsu Aegis Network from Accenture where she has been a senior executive for 20 years. Most recently, Christine launched and built Accenture Interactive in Europe and was Managing Director Europe, Latin America and Africa. Before Accenture, Christine began her career at Leo Burnett and Carat as Senior International Account Director, based in the US, UK, Germany and France.
Christine brings very strong expertise in digital transformation and executive-level international client relationships. She will play an important leadership role in supporting clients as they put consumers at the heart of their businesses for the digital economy and delivering Dentsu Aegis Network’s vision of ‘Innovating the Way Brands are Built’. Christine starts her formal executive Carat responsibilities on 3 September.
Peter Huijboom, CEO Media Brands & Global Clients, said: “I am delighted that Christine is joining Dentsu Aegis Network to lead Carat, our largest media agency. 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. I look forward to working with Christine as we support our clients as they continue to transform for the digital economy.”
Christine Removille said: “I am thrilled to become part of Dentsu Aegis Network to lead the next wave of transformation with Carat. 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. It is an exciting time and consulting talents combining business acumen, analytics and technology will add value in the agency landscape.”
After three successful years as Global President of Carat, Will Swayne is appointed to a new global client leadership role focused on delivering integrated, digital economy solutions to our clients. More details will be announced in the coming months.
Peter Huijboom said: “I want to thank Will for the tremendous role he has played for Carat over the last few years. As Global President of Carat, Will oversaw $8bn of net new business, retained Carat’s top RECMA qualitative ranking for the three years and built long-term relationships with clients including General Motors, Microsoft, Kellogg’s, Diageo and Philips. Will is exceptional at building trusted, long-term client relationships and I look forward to working with Will in his new role.”
About Dentsu Aegis Network
Part of Dentsu Inc., Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of ten global network brands - Carat, Dentsu, dentsu X, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, Merkle, MKTG, Posterscope and Vizeum and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. Offering a distinctive and innovative range of products and services, Dentsu Aegis Network is headquartered in London and operates in 145 countries worldwide with more than 40,000 dedicated specialists. www.dentsuaegisnetwork.com