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Michael Epstein Named CEO of Starcom USA
Published on June 08, 2021
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Publicis Groupe is rejiggering its U.S. Publicis Media leadership team with an array of new titles to round out its C-suite.

Michael Epstein departs the Dentsu network to join Starcom as its new CEO, U.S. Epstein, the former CEO of Carat Global, is well-known for his digital transformation as he rose through the ranks at the Dentsu Aegis Network over the past few years. He will bring his visionary prowess to shape the Starcom shop. 

He will replace Kathy Ring, who left the agency in March after a 20-year career with the organization. 

At the time, the company announced Chris Boothe, CEO of Spark Foundry, as interim CEO of both Starcom and Spark Foundry through the transition. Boothe will become COO of Publicis Media in the U.S., with a specific focus on talent and leadership of Publicis Media brands and accelerating interagency collaboration and growth. 

“The opportunity to accelerate this momentum on behalf of our clients’ businesses and our own is undeniable, and in my new role, I look forward to working with the talented teams across Zenith, Spark and Starcom to do just that,” Boothe told Adweek. 

Read the full story in Adweek here



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