The World: Chicago - Stephenson given OMD global account position

OMD has appointed Kate Stephenson to the newly created position of president, global account management.

Based in Chicago, she will be responsible for leading the company's account global management programme, including global and multinational client-service strategy, resources and capabilities.

A spokesman for OMD said: "We have a long and successful track record of managing global and multinational accounts. Now is the right time to establish this formal role because multinational clients increasingly expect highly integrated and more pro-active global account management."