Robert Harwood-Matthews quits TBWA for PHD

LONDON - The Omnicom-owned media network PHD has appointed the former TBWA\Manchester chief executive Robert Harwood-Matthews as the executive vice-president of its PHD West operations and managing director of its Los Angeles and San Francisco offices.

Harwood-Matthews... new role
Harwood-Matthews... new role

Harwood-Matthews joins from the fellow Omnicom network TBWA, where he was the global managing director in charge of the Infiniti account. He was previously the chief executive at TBWA\Manchester in the UK and client services director at the agency before that.

In his new role, Harwood-Matthews will oversee both the San Francisco and LA offices. The PHD LA managing director, Sue Taylor, will leave in September after two years in the job.