The World: New York - Bittman named marketing chief at Saatchis

Saatchi & Saatchi New York has appointed Benjamin Bittman, the global network director of M&C Saatchi, as its executive vice-president, chief marketing officer.

In his new role, Bittman will be responsible for helping to accelerate the agency's business development, as well as introducing a range of marketing initiatives.

Bittman joined M&C Saatchi from TBWA\Worldwide, where he was the director of marketing, in 2006.