Michael Komasinski

Michael Komasinski

President of Europe, Middle East, and Africa at Merkle EMEA, LONDON
LONDON, United Kingdom

About me

As the leader of Merkle EMEA, I am focused on leading and growing our team of 2100 dedicated and talented professionals. At Merkle, we help the best brands in the world create competitive advantage through people-based marketing. We believe the future of marketing is personal, informed by data, powered by technology, and delivered through creativity. We are proud to be part of Dentsu Aegis Network and with our world-class teams in 8 markets, we are a disruptive force in the region and one of the fastest growing brands in the industry.

Positions

President of Europe, Middle East, and Africa
LONDON, United Kingdom
November 2015 - Present (4 years 2 months)
President - Europe/Middle East/Africa (Nov 2017 – Present)
Global Chief Operating Officer (Jan 2017 – Nov 2017)
Chief Operating Officer, Agency Services (May 2015 – Jan 2017) Greater Chicago Area
Accountable for business operations, financial performance, and client delivery with direct leadership of service delivery and account management teams. $220M revenue, 1000+ FTE, $1.5B in media spend.
COO
Chicago, United States
2014 - 2015 (1 year)
COO for Razorfish North America's $400M business and 2000+ associates. Broadly accountable for financial performance and agency operations with direct management of Client Delivery, Resource Management, Vendor Management, Client Finance, Offshore Operations, Acquisition Integration, and Strategic Planning.
President, Schawk Retail Marketing
SGK
United States
2010 - 2014 (4 years)
Full P&L, general management responsibility for Schawk’s retail marketing, digital, and shopper marketing businesses in North America, Europe, and Asia. Significant clients include Sears, Kmart, Nike, Home Depot, L'Oreal, Del Monte, Lord&Taylor, Oakley, True Value, and Walmart. $75M revenue, 400 employees.
Vice President, Global Operations
The Nielsen Company
United Kingdom
2003 - 2010 (7 years)
Vice President, Global Operations Mar 2009 – Mar 2010
Client delivery leader for the global organization specializing in multi-country database and analytical platforms for large, international clients. $15M cost budget, 350 employees in 75 countries.

Vice President, Group Client Director - Kraft Foods Oct 2007 – Mar 2009 (Chicago)
North American account lead for Nielsen’s 2nd largest client with accountability for overall commercial relationship, service delivery, and client satisfaction. $65M revenue, 200+ dedicated employees.

Vice President, U.S. Operations Oct 2004 – Nov 2007 (Chicago)
Leader of the national professional services organization providing data consulting and customer service support to all Nielsen U.S. clients. $35M cost budget, 425 employees, 16 U.S. offices.

National Director, Client Data Services 2003 – Oct 2004 (Chicago)
Selected reorganize and lead a group of 160 associates from of the Client Service and Operations functions. Developed and implemented a strategic org plan that streamlined workflow, standardized management practices across 13 locations, removed redundancies, and extended BDP’s.
Manager
A.T. Kearney
United States
2000 - 2003 (3 years)
Member of the Consumer Industries and Retail Practice of $1B global management consulting firm. Led a variety of engagements for Fortune 500 clients to assess and drive strategic and operational improvements.

Education

BS- Double Major: Engineering, Philosophy

MBA - Information Systems

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