The World: New York - McLean takes over MEC global development role

Andrew McLean (pictured) has been appointed the president of global clients and business development for Mediaedge:cia. He was previously the chief client officer for MEC's global solutions division.

In his new role, he will lead MEC's global business development. McLean joined MEC seven years ago from The Walt Disney Company.

Charles Courtier, the global chief executive, said: "Delivering consistent growth is the biggest challenge for our clients and our business today. Andrew is the ideal person to lead this effort - his knowledge of our clients and his track record in building and growing business is outstanding."