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Ernie Simon, CEO, North America

Ernie Simon, CEO, North America

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Ernie Simon is a media agency veteran with over 25 years of experience at media and traditional advertising agencies.  He is the Chief Executive Officer of Mindshare North America, assuming the role in February 2016. Previously, he served as the President of GroupM Consulting (macro planning and change management) and led the $800MM GroupM...

Ernie Simon

CEO, North America

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Adam Gerhart, CEO U.S.

Adam Gerhart, CEO U.S.

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Marry new-world account leadership with strategic comms planning, and you’ve got Adam. From reputation crisis management to Olympic sponsorship activation, Adam works to bridge the gap across all facets of communications. He’s a business leader, a creative strategist, and a media CEO who cares about more than just your media plan. With a range...

Adam Gerhart

CEO U.S.

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Danielle Koffer, Chief Client Officer, U.S.

Danielle Koffer, Chief Client Officer, U.S.

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Danielle oversees the discipline of client leadership with a persistent focus on best practices, talent growth, and strengthening the culture of trust and accountability.  Danielle is a veteran in the media industry, serving both agency and client-side roles. She rejoins Mindshare from Colgate-Palmolive where she was vice president, global media...

Danielle Koffer

Chief Client Officer, U.S.

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Shane McAndrew, Chief Data Strategy Officer, U.S.

Shane McAndrew, Chief Data Strategy Officer, U.S.

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Data is only as good as the imagination that uses it, and in his role, Shane marries the creativity of communications planning with the science of data and analytics. He brings more than 20 years of experience across digital, marketing, and ad technology, with a deep expertise in particular across addressable media, programmatic technology, and...

Shane McAndrew

Chief Data Strategy Officer, U.S.

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Joe Maceda, Chief Instigation Officer, U.S.

Joe Maceda, Chief Instigation Officer, U.S.

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Joe is charged with developing innovative thought leadership and client programs, and analyzing trends and market disruptions. This includes the development of Mindshare’s Media Dystopia, a thought leadership series and client workshop that explores different long-term futures for the media landscape. Additionally, he leads Mindshare’s Invention...

Joe Maceda

Chief Instigation Officer, U.S.

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Elizabeth Takacs, Chief People Officer, U.S.

Elizabeth Takacs, Chief People Officer, U.S.

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Elizabeth leads the agency’s talent growth and development, cultivating an engaging culture, attracting new talent, and creating an environment where employees can do their best work. She and her team support all US Mindshare offices and affiliates. Together, they partner with agency leadership to bring the company's core beliefs and values...

Elizabeth Takacs

Chief People Officer, U.S.

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Dan Reaume, Chief Development Officer, U.S.

Dan Reaume, Chief Development Officer, U.S.

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Dan leads the agency’s business development efforts in the U.S., including leading the new business team.  During his 15 years with the company he’s been CEO of Mindshare Mexico and Chief Client Officer for Mindshare Latin America, has led the Chicago office and global Kimberly-Clark team, and has run strategic planning internationally for a...

Dan Reaume

Chief Development Officer, U.S.

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David Lang, Chief Content Officer, North America

David Lang, Chief Content Officer, North America

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David is an Emmy award-winning television producer who brought his talents to Mindshare, building the agency’s content capability from the ground up. He currently oversees all creative development, production & execution, and strategic partnerships and sponsorships in the entertainment-marketing arena, as well as chairing the GroupM Center...

David Lang

Chief Content Officer, North America

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Joe Scangamor, Chief Financial Officer, North America

Joe Scangamor, Chief Financial Officer, North America

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Joe was the first CFO of Mindshare North America when it was formed in 2000. From 2008 to 2011, Joe he was Global CFO of Enfatico/Team Dell, tasked by WPP to design and build the “Agency of the Future.” Joe holds degrees in Economics and Business Administration from Rutgers University. He lives in New Jersey with his three kids and wife Kristin....

Joe Scangamor

Chief Financial Officer, North America

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David Adelman, Chicago Office Lead

David Adelman, Chicago Office Lead

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Under David’s leadership, Mindshare Chicago has doubled in size and billings, driven by the massive General Mills win in 2015 and Tyson Foods in 2016.  With his "Chicago First" mantra, David has positioned the office as an incubator for new ideas and capabilities within Mindshare's global network.  His relentless focus on culture...

David Adelman

Chicago Office Lead

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Daniele Kohen, West Coast Lead

Daniele Kohen, West Coast Lead

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Daniele is Mindshare’s West Coast Lead and Managing Director of Neo, which the company acquired in 2017. Charged with the global restructure of Mindshare and Neo, he has created greater alignment for both agencies to grow. He oversees 100+ media planning and activation specialists, servicing a diverse range of capabilities (integrated planning...

Daniele Kohen

West Coast Lead

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Scott Wensman, Atlanta Office Lead

Scott Wensman, Atlanta Office Lead

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Scott brings more than 17 years of leadership experience across digital, full-service, and media agencies. Most recently he served as Managing Director, Client Lead in the Mindshare LA office overseeing several client relationships. Prior to that, he was Group Media Director at Team One, leading the agency's work with Lexus, PIMCO, and more...

Scott Wensman

Atlanta Office Lead

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Oliver Joyce, Head of Worldwide

Oliver Joyce, Head of Worldwide

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Ollie leads our international capabilities, working with Mindshare’s U.S.-based global client leads and providing guidance and insights in other network areas such as products and tools, client processes, platforms, and business development. He re-located to the US in January 2019 having worked since 2011 in our London office, where he led...

Oliver Joyce

Head of Worldwide

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