TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote SocialTimes AllFacebook FishbowlNY FishbowlDC PRNewser 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Joe Garcia Takes Over as McCann Midwest President

joegarcia.jpg

The Detroit agency shifts continue this week as it’s been announced that Joe Garcia (pictured) will be joining McCann Midwest as president, effective August 16. As a result of Garcia’s appointment, Garry Neel, who has been holding the dual role of leading McCann’s Birmingham, MI office and overseeing the General Motors business, has been moved to a dedicated post at GM. Neel will now oversee the automaker’s global business and take on the title of EVP, global account director.

Garcia meanwhile is no stranger to the automotive biz as he’s served as CEO of BBDO Detroit since 2004 and oversaw the agency’s Chrysler business, which included the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Mopar (Parts & Service) brands. Prior to that, he spent several years at DMB&B as EVP, global group account director on Cadillac.

More: “GS&P Finds ECD for Detroit

Mediabistro Course

Here Are All the Black People

Here Are All the Black PeopleOn September 24, land your dream job in advertising and design at the premier multicultural career fair taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion in NYC. Workshop your portfolio, attend mentoring sessions, learn from industry leaders, network with your peers, and most importantly, launch your career. Register now!