Press release from Business Wire
Wunderman Elevates Dennis Kooker to Global Role
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Wunderman Elevates Dennis Kooker to Global Role17:18 EDT Wednesday, August 14, 2013
NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Wunderman today announced that Dennis Kooker will take on the additional duties of chief operating officer, the Wunderman Data & Insights division. He currently serves as KBM Group's chief operating officer and president of customer services In this expanded role, Kooker will coordinate closely with Wunderman's global teams responsible for new business strategy, account development, and existing database and marketing technology functions. Kooker will ensure timely planning, requirements development and delivery of needed services for new clients, as well as manage and expand delivery of data-driven marketing solutions for existing clients throughout the Wunderman Data & Insights division, which was formed earlier this year.
“Thanks to Dennis's deep experience in orchestrating and implementing complex marketing solutions that incorporate data, data management, analytics and customer engagement systems, he will contribute considerable value to our work with global clients,” said Gary Laben, president, Wunderman Data & Insights and CEO, KBM Group.
For over 11 years, as COO of KBM Group, Kooker managed day-to-day operations across North America, including all account services, sales and the delivery of client solutions encompassing AmeriLINK, data production, IT, marketing operations and development. His oversight, coupled with keen financial judgment and management, ensures effective deployment of services and resources. Kooker has also been instrumental in successfully aligning and integrating acquired businesses.
Advertising Age ranks Wunderman as the #1 global digital agency network. Founded by Lester Wunderman in 1958, Wunderman has 170 offices in 60 countries offering Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, critic, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel our clients' growth. Best Buy, Citibank, Coca-Cola, Ford, Land Rover, Levi's, Microsoft, Nokia, Novartis, Telefonica and leading local and regional brands are among them. Wunderman is a member of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) and part of Young & Rubicam Group. For more information: www.wunderman.com.
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