Recruited: Wunderman President of Team Detroit
The Good Search has successfully completed a senior executive search for President of Wunderman’s Detroit office. The Good Search recruited Mark Russell to the role of Wunderman’s President of Team Detroit. Team Detroit is a joint WPP venture of JWT, Y&R, Wunderman, Ogilvy, and Group M media companies Mediaedge and Mindshare. The Good Search specializes is a senior executive search firm that specializes in C-suite executive recruiting of CEOs and Presidents.
In his new role at Wunderman as President Team Detroit, Mr. Russell is responsible for the enterprise-wide digital work for Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Ford Customer Discipline Division and Ford Credit. With a 17 year professional background in all core business functions, including business management, sales, marketing, business development, finance, operations, and legal, Mr. Russell has been cited the New York Times and other publications as an agent of change for agencies adjusting to the digital age. Before joining Wunderman, he served as senior vice president and managing director of the Boston and Dallas offices of Carat Fusion. Clients included John Deere, Wachovia, AOL, Reebok, Motorola and Radio Shack. He was also managing director of interactive at Boston’s Connelly Partners, serving Nestle Purina, Ocean Spray, BJ’s and others.
Mr. Russell holds a BA with honors from St. Lawrence University, a JD in Corporate Law from the Western New England School of Law, and has been a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association since 1996.
Wunderman is a network of advertising, marketing and consulting companies around the world. Headquartered in New York City, Wunderman is part of Young & Rubicam Brands and a member of WPP Group. Founded by Lester Wunderman in 1958, Wunderman has 170 offices in 60 countries offering Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions.
About The Good Search
The Good Search is a senior executive search firm specializing in recruiting top C-Level executives for media and technology companies around the world. Headquartered in the greater New York City area, The Good Search is recruits extensively in marketing and advertising.