The World: New York - Euro RSCG appoints Bess as North America chief

Euro RSCG Worldwide has appointed Ron Bess, the chief executive of its Chicago office, as the new president of Euro RSCG North America.

Bess will work closely with the region's key chief executives, and will be responsible for helping to improve the profitability and growth of the agencies. He will continue in his role as Chicago chief executive, a position that he has held since 2004.

Bess has served as the vice-chairman of the Y&R Group and was a member of the Y&R global executive committee.

He has also been the president of FCB Worldwide and founded Bayer Bess Vanderwarker.