Stuart Leach, the former deputy managing director of
McCann-Erickson, has joined another Interpublic Group agency,
Interfocus, as a board director.
Leach, who was at McCann for only six months, left the agency in
December following a restructure and the formation of the
McCann-Erickson UK Group.
’Interfocus has got to be the agency world’s best kept secret,’ Leach
said. ’Its calibre of clients - which include Lloyds TSB, Bass, Van den
Bergh Foods, BAA, London Transport and Sony - is matched only by its
staff’s credentials which encompass almost every leading advertising and
communication agency in the UK. I’m proud to be part of the agency.’
Matthew Hooper, Interfocus’s managing director, said: ’Stuart’s strength
and what he brings to the agency is his traditional above-the-line kudos
combined with a through-the-line heritage. He is a great asset to the
Leach joined McCann from Joshua where he helped to implement the merger
of Grey Integrated and Grey Direct to form Joshua in November 1998.