Tracy De Groose promoted at Dentsu Aegis Network

Tracy De Groose, the chief executive of Dentsu Aegis Network UK, has been promoted to its EMEA executive board, following the appointment of Rob Horler as the network's first US chief executive.

Tracy de Groose: joins Dentsu Aegis Network's EMEA executive board
Tracy de Groose: joins Dentsu Aegis Network's EMEA executive board

De Groose, who was promoted to chief executive of Dentsu Aegis Network UK in May from her previous role of chief executive of Carat, will also take on additional management responsibility for Ireland.

Horler, who is currently the chief executive of Northern Europe at Dentsu Aegis Network, will relocate from London to New York in April.

He will continue to report to Nigel Morris, the chief executive of Dentsu Aegis Network, Americas and EMEA.

Horler joined the business as the managing partner of Carat Interactive in London 2000. He went on to found the digital media agency Diffiniti, which became part of the iProspect network in 2009.

After becoming the managing director of Carat UK in 2008, Horler was promoted to chief executive for Aegis Media UK in 2011. Horler assumed his current role as the chief executive of Dentsu Aegis Network Northern Europe in 2013.

Horler will retain his responsibility for the ongoing global development of Dentsu Aegis’ iProspect and Data2Decisions brands.

The Northern Europe chief executive will not be replaced directly. Other changes include Thierry Jadot, the chief executive of Dentsu Aegis Network France, taking on responsibility for the oversight of the network in the Netherlands.

A version of this story was first posted on Campaignlive.com.

Become a member of Campaign from just £45 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to campaignlive.co.uk ,plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Become a member

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now

Partner content

Share

1 Why creative people have lost their way

What better way to kick off the inaugural issue of Campaign's monthly print offering than with another think piece on the current failings of our industry, written by an embittered, pretentious creative who misses "the way things used to be"...

Share

1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).