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Christine Stack Appointed Head of People & Culture at MEC

September 30, 2013

MEC, a leading global media agency, today announced the promotion of Christine Stack to Managing Partner, People & Culture, North America. Christine will report to Marla Kaplowitz, CEO, North America.

As head of People & Culture, Christine will focus on the creation, development and delivery of effective strategies that will attract and cultivate the best talent for MEC. She will closely collaborate with senior leadership to implement a roadmap that aligns with the needs of the business, while addressing client-specific nuances to maximize the capability for agency and more importantly client growth. She also joins the North American Executive Committee.

“As the role and impact of HR continues to evolve, there exists an opportunity to organizationally transform this function to better align with our agency philosophy and genuine commitment to nurturing and developing our people,” said Marla Kaplowitz. “Christine’s proven ability to manage change in a dynamic agency environment makes her well suited to bring to life innovative, next generation initiatives that will engage and inspire both existing and future talent, enabling our people to thrive at MEC every day.”

Commenting on her role, Christine Stack shared “I am thrilled to take on this new leadership position, ensuring ‘People & Culture’ is positioned to deliver meaningful agency initiatives and services that enable improved engagement, innovation and individual talent growth. This transformation marks a necessary step to ensuring MEC’s competitive advantage, allowing our team to become valued business partners in advancing agency success. I look forward to the months ahead.”

Christine joined MEC in 2011 in a role focused on senior talent recruitment. During her time with the agency, she has redefined the overall approach to employee development and recruitment, implementing effective strategies and best in class practices that delivered against the overall business objectives. Previously, Christine held VP positions at MediaVest and Universal McCann.

Christine is a regular contributor to Talent and a member of Advertising Woman of New York (AWNY), Society of Human Resources, and AdClub of NY.