Chris Thomas to run BBDO Americas as CEO

by Michela Galante , AdForum

Omnicom's BBDO has appointed Chris Thomas, its Asia head for the last after nine years, as its chief executive of the Americas.

Thomas is currently CEO of Asia, the Middle East and Africa and will take up his new role in May.

He will oversee 21 offices across the US, Canada and Latin America, and will remain chairman of I&S BBDO Japan and chairman of Proximity Worldwide. Read more: