• Interpublic Group has appointed Alec Gerstner (53) as chief executive officer of Initiative Media Worldwide. He joins from MediaCom (Grey Global Group) where he held the position of ceo. Reporting to Interpublic vice chairman David Bell, Gerstner replaces Lou Schultz, who retired in January. He is succeeded at MediaCom by the agency’s chief operating officer Alexander Schmidt-Vogel (53).

Jonathan Daly has quit the position of director of account planning at Foote Cone & Belding in New York to become senior partner and global planning director on Pfizer/Warner-Lambert at J Walter Thompson, New York.

Data sourced from: AdWeek.com; additional content by WARC staff