The World: New York - Heekin makes first major Grey appointments

Jim Heekin, the chief executive of Grey Worldwide, has made his first major appointments at the agency network by hiring Suresh Nair (pictured, top) and Nat Puccio (below) for the newly created roles of executive vice-president and co-director for global strategic planning.

Puccio and Nair are currently executive presidents and chief strategy officers at McCann Erickson North America. They will be responsible for building strategies across the network with special focus on the flagship office in New York.