Pearson, who has been with MG OMD for 14 years, will now be responsible for the agency’s quality of service, product and work.
The Omnicom agency has also promoted the business directors Katrina Bozicevich, David Bratt and Emma Withington, who will now take seats on the MG OMD executive board.
In addition, David Paul will assume the new role of head of creative development. Previously the head of Omnicom Media Group’s sponsorship agency Fuse, Paul will be responsible for fostering a more creative environment within MG OMD.
Robert Ffitch, the chief executive of MG OMD, said: "The role of a media agency continues to evolve. These promotions not only reflect the rapid growth we are experiencing but also the changing nature of our services and contributions."