Worldwide President Steps Down at FCB

21 May 2002

G Kelly O’Dea, worldwide president of Interpublic-owned network Foote Cone & Belding Worldwide, has resigned.

He is expected to move to Interpublic sibling Advanced Marketing Services unit, where he will aid chairman/ceo Larry Weber, at the at the start of next month.

A shake-up of management at FCB has been on the cards since it appointed Gene Bartley to a position very similar to O’Dea’s in January and hired Charlie Taney as vice chairman in February.

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