as New CEO for North America
Digitas has appointed Tony Weisman as its new CEO for the North America region, effective immediately.
Succeeding Colin Kinsella, Weisman will continue to be based in Chicago, and will report to Luke Taylor, global CEO, Digitas.
Weisman has been with Digitas since 2007.
In his most recent role as president of the North-West area (Boston, Chicago, Detroit, and San Francisco) he was responsible for leading the strategy and execution of Digitas services across the region's client base, and for the growth and development of the office and its people.
six-year tenure in this position, Digitas
Chicago tripled in size, attracting clients such as MillerCoors
, Whirlpool, and Sprint.
Boston also expanded its client roster to include Zipcar and Lenovo.
Lastly, the newly established Digitas
San Francisco office opened in May 2012 with seven staffers and grew to over 70 in eight months.
blends client business understanding, marketing acumen, and instinct.
brings altitude and aptitude to the client-agency relationship that inspires innovation and boldness, and ultimately growth.
I am confident that Tony
will take the reins of this incredible opportunity with the same infectious energy and foresight that have guided his career," says Taylor.