Publicis Groupe's Starcom MediaVest Group hired AOL's Kim Kadlec as president overseeing a new practice for clients that operate in multiple markets. She'll oversee the media agency network's practice, dubbed Global Network Clients, in the Americas.
Ms. Kadlec joined AOL as global head of strategic partnerships last April. Prior to AOL, she was a VP in the global marketing group at Johnson & Johnson. Earlier in her career, she held marketing roles at NBC Universal and News Corporation.
SMG also promoted Jodie Stranger to the newly created role of president-Global Network Clients for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Ms. Stranger was most recently executive director of Global Network Client Operations for SMG's EMEA region. She joined SMG from Aegis, where she served as a new business and marketing director for Vizeum EMEA.