PARIS, FRANCE — Following the renewal of Arthur Sadoun’s mandate as Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe, and the nomination of a new management body, the Directoire+, French multinational advertising and public relations company Publicis Groupe has announced additional leadership appointments to further reinforce its global teams.
Jane Lin-Baden, currently CEO Publicis Groupe North Asia, is named CEO for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, adding oversight of South Asia, Australia/ New Zealand, and South-East Asia to her responsibilities. As a member of the Management Committee, Jane will report directly to Arthur Sadoun.
Loris Nold, previously CEO Publicis Groupe APAC/MEA, is appointed to the newly created role of CEO for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). He will oversee all European operations and markets while continuing to supervise the Middle East and Africa, and continue to report directly to Arthur Sadoun.
Monica Gadsby, CEO Publicis Groupe Latin America, will add oversight of the group’s activities in Brazil to her responsibilities, reporting to Tim Jones.
Jane, Loris, and Monica will work in close partnership with the local leaders in their respective regions, who will report directly to them, to further strengthen the group’s country-led model, and leverage its unique capabilities in data, creative, media, and technology, at the service of our clients.
Talia Raviv, CEO of PMX, expands her remit to oversee the Groupe’s global media operations. Talia will develop PMX to become Publicis’ overarching media platform globally and in close partnership with our country CEOs will bring a product-first mindset across media strategy and operations. Talia will report directly to Dave Penski, member of the Directoire+.
Amy Hadfield, currently Chief of Staff to Arthur Sadoun, has been named Director of Global Communications, responsible for the Groupe’s brand, and external and internal communications around the world. Amy will become a member of the Management Committee.
“With the Directoire+ I’d like to congratulate Jane, Loris, Talia, Amy, and Monica on their new roles. Every one of them has been at the heart of Publicis’ transformation with us over the past five years, and will continue to work with all of our managers and teams across the group as we further accelerate to lead the change in our industry,” said Arthur.
Jane Lin-Baden, CEO for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region
Jane Line-Baden brings over 22 years of management experience in digital and technology, servicing international and large Asian brands, B2B and B2C. She joined Publicis Groupe in November 2018.
Before Publicis, Jane was the CEO of Isobar APAC, Dentsu Aegis Network. Jane received the Women to Watch award from AdAge, Top 50 Business Innovators award from CBN Weekly and the Fastest Growing Agency CEO of the Year award from China 4A. She holds an MBA degree from The Wharton Business School and an MA in the History of Contemporary Art from the University of London. She is also a fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network of the Aspen Institute, USA.
Loris Nold, CEO for Europe, Middle Esat and Africa (EMEA)
Loris joined Publicis Groupe in 2003. Initially based in Paris, he started as Vice-President, focusing on Mergers & Acquisitions and a number of strategic initiatives. In 2017, he was appointed CEO of Publicis Groupe, APAC & MEA. He oversaw all of Publicis Groupe‘s operations across the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa markets, from Publicis Communications, to Publicis Media, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Health.
Prior to joining Publicis Groupe, Loris was a Vice President at Lehman Brothers’ investment banking division in New York. He holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business, New York University.
Talia Raviv, CEO of PMX
Talia Raviv has a long and diversified tenure at Publicis Media, having joined the company in 2004 as a Verizon FiOS outdoor media buyer for Zenith and subsequently rose through the ranks in roles spanning out-of-home, newspaper, TV, digital, programmatic, search, comms planning, and trading groups. She further broadened her global responsibilities when she launched APEX Exchange in the US, Mexico, Canada, UK, and 16 global markets.
Prior to her current role as Global CEO Publicis Media Exchange (PMX), Talia was the Global CEO of APEX, a division of PMX.
Monica Gadsby, CEO Publicis Groupe Latin America
As Chief Executive Officer of Publicis Groupe in Latin America, Monica Gadsby oversees all Publicis offerings across the region. In March 2016, she launched a model that enabled collaboration across media, creative and specialized agencies, offering clients more agile and modular solutions for a rapidly changing world.
Previously, Monica oversaw Latin America and US Multicultural markets for Starcom Mediavest Group. With 28 years of experience, Monica is a pioneer in diversity marketing; as a founding member of the Leo Burnett Hispanic Unit in 1987 she went on to establish the two leading US multicultural media agencies of all time in Tapestry and 42 Degrees. She has extensive experience working with multinational clients across a variety of industries and countries and possesses unique insight and understanding of commonalities and differences that define opportunity in each country.
Amy Hadfield, Director of Global Communications
Amy Hadfield joined Publicis Worldwide in 2014 and then Publicis Communications when it was created in 2015. She was Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the Management Board of Publicis Groupe since 2019.
She graduated from Oxford University and Sciences Po Paris.