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MEC names Susan Schiekofer President of Digital

November 18, 2012

MEC, a leading media agency today named Susan Schiekofer as President of Digital for North America and Andy Wasef as Head of Innovation and Technology for North America.  Both positions will report to Marla Kaplowitz, CEO North America.

Susan replaces Jack Bamberger who joins AOL.  Andy’s role is a new position at the agency. 

Marla Kaplowitz commented, “We are extremely fortunate to have a very focused and innovative team ready to take our digital integration to the next level. While we are disappointed to see Jack leave, we respect his decision and wish him the very best.  Susan’s digital client leadership experience, coupled with Andy’s deep knowledge of mobile and emerging platforms means that we already have a home grown partnership ready and hungry to elevate our digital offering.  I’m genuinely excited about the future.”

Susan joined MEC in 2010 to lead the AT&T digital team after serving as Managing Director at Neo@Ogilvy. There she was responsible for clients including Time-Warner Cable, Medco and Sara Lee. Previously Susan was based at mOne leading digital and DRTV activities for their Novartis, BMS, Allstate and Ameritrade accounts.  Susan began her career at Ogilvy One, where she worked on the AT&T and IBM businesses.

Andy joined MEC in 2003 in the UK as a digital strategist, developing campaigns for clients such as Colgate Palmolive and Paramount Pictures International. Covering the UK, then Europe and then moving to the US in 2010, Andy is dedicated to driving understanding and application of emerging media and technology across a broad cross section of the agency’s clients.