R/GA Names Ivan Arbitman Chief Information Officer
Industry Veteran to Lead Digital Agency's
New York, NY, September 30, 2011-R/GA, The Agency for the Digital Age®, is pleased to announce the addition of Ivan Arbitman
to its executive team as chief information officer.
Arbitman has more than 17 years of experience in information technology and will be responsible for scaling the agency's technical infrastructure as the company continues its global expansion.
will report to Stephen Plumlee, R/GA's chief operating officer.
is uniquely qualified for this role given his diverse experience in information technology at some of the world's top marketing and advertising agencies," said Plumlee.
will serve a crucial role at R/GA as we continue to grow our business and put an increasing emphasis on international collaboration and connectivity."
In his position, Arbitman will manage R/GA's vast information service network, ensuring that its systems and services meet the company's operational and strategic objectives while advancing its global client- and team-based model.
will also help to guide the company's continuing adoption of cloud-based, mobile, and social technologies worldwide.
now has more than 1,200 employees working across eight offices worldwide.
Arbitman has extensive experience with interactive advertising and marketing agencies, having worked for companies such as Interbrand, BrandWizard, Draftfcb, Foote Cone & Belding New York, and SixtyFoot Spider.
Prior to joining R/GA, he spent four years as the director of information technology at Omnicom's Interbrand and BrandWizard agencies, where he successfully led a reorganization of information technology spanning more than 30 global offices, which included devising and implementing global strategies, IT standards, policies, consolidation and enterprise-wide solutions.