FCB Names NY Ceo

12 September 2005

Global marketing services group Interpublic has named Steve Centrillo as president and ceo of its Foot Cone & Belding agency's flagship New York office.

Centrillo joined IPG in June as chief growth officer from Grey Global, now owned by Sir Martin Sorrell's WPP. He will report to Steve Blamer who left Grey in January and joined FCB as ceo in June.

Says Centrillo: "I joined IPG because I thought it represented a great challenge and opportunity for me, but also because there were so many people in the company I liked and respected."

And Blamer comments: "Steve embodies the leadership qualities as well as the depth and breadth of experience I'm looking for to help invigorate our flagship operation."

Data sourced from AdAge.com; additional content by WARC staff