NEW YORK: WPP Group-owned media agency network GroupM has elevated Rupert Day to the new post of global chief operating officer.

Day, cfo since 2003, will be responsible for a wide range of strategic, administrative, and operational duties including new business opportunities, acquisitions and joint ventures worldwide.

Says ceo Irwin Gottlieb: "This move recognises the great work he's been doing for us, as well the need for a deeper management structure at GroupM."

Data sourced from mad.co.uk; additional content by WARC staff