DDB Worldwide President and CEO Chuck Brymer announced the promotion of Tribal DDB US East President Paul Gunning to CEO of Tribal DDB Worldwide, effective immediately. Gunning, who will relocate to New York from Chicago, succeeds Matt Freeman, who is leaving Tribal DDB Worldwide to become CEO of the digital media and entertainment company, GoFish.
In addition to the promotion of Gunning, Brymer announced two other promotions of key management. Liz Ross, formerly President of Tribal DDB US West, now becomes President of Tribal DDB US and Global Chief Marketing Officer, both newly created positions. Stephan Beringer, President of Tribal DDB EMEA, assumes the additional post of Global Chief Strategic Officer, also a new position.