|[August 07, 2014]
Y&R Promotes Shelley Diamond to Chief Client Officer
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
David Sable, Global CEO of Y&R, announced today that he is promoting
Shelley Diamond to Chief Client Officer of Y&R. Shelley was previously
Worldwide Managing Partner of Y&R and is a member of Sable's Global
In this new role, Shelley will help identify, develop and migrate Y&R's
best practices - and best talent - around the entire network, so that
every one of Y&R's clients benefits from the agency's global resources,
knowledge, experience and talent pool. She will also focus on organic
growth, whether it is by driving collaboration across geography or
discipline, making sure that the entire Y&R network is training their
people in the most forward-thinking ways, or by delivering best-in-class
programs that build a client's business across all channels.
In Shelley's 23 years at Y&R, she has helped build the Xerox, Dell (News - Alert) and
Campbell's teams. Her relationship with Xerox spans 25 years and 2
agencies, Campbell's for over 16 years, helping Y&R to become one of
their two lead agencies, and she was the WPP team leader of Y&R's Dell
assignment.�Additionally, Shelley led Y&R New York from 2007 to 2010.
"Shelley is the absolute perfect prson for this role and has been
exemplifying every day of her 23 years at the agency what it means to be
a client's most valued partner," said Sable. "At a time when we have an
unrivaled set of proprietary tools and resources, - from BAV to
Exploring - as well as a highly differentiated offering - our unique
configuration of Y&R and VML capabilities, our digital product
innovation agency iconmobile, our Sparkplug (News - Alert) innovation incubator, and
our shopper and retail marketing LabStore network - we can truly help
our clients engage their customers with great, innovative work that
creates opportunities for them and, as a result, for us."
"Shelley has a great love of our business, our clients and our people
that infuses all that she does. Unleashing her enthusiasm and her
expertise will make a real difference in how we serve our clients,"
"I'm honored and energized to take on this new role," said Diamond. "We
have some amazing and dedicated people at Y&R, and a spectacular roster
of clients who we are fortunate to partner with."
Y&R is one of the leading global marketing communications companies. It
is made up of the iconic Y&R Advertising agency; VML, one of the most
highly regarded and fastest-growing digital agencies in the world, and
iconmobile, one of the premier mobile marketing companies.
Y&R's largest agency, Y&R Advertising, has 187 offices in 91 countries
around the world, with clients that include, Campbell's Soup Company,
Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, Virgin Atlantic, Xerox, GAP, Land Rover, and
Telefonica (News - Alert), among many others.
Y&R is part of WPP (NASDAQ:WPPGY).
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