Publicis in New York has named Douglas E McMahon as its new chairman and chief executive.

He will work with chief creative officer Tony DeGregorio, and be answerable to Robert H Bloom, chairman/chief executive of Publicis in the US.

McMahon, 35, was a senior vice president at CNBC in New Jersey, and his career includes spells at J Walter Thompson and the Grey Worldwide unit of the Grey Global Group.

News source: New York Times