Robert Sawatzky
Nov 13, 2019

GroupM names new CEO for Northeast Asia

Michael Beecroft, currently Mindshare's chief investment officer for APAC, will take up a new role for GroupM leading Japan and Korea in the new year.

Michael Beecroft

GroupM has named Michael Beecroft as its new chief executive officer for Northeast Asia, effective January 1.

Currently the Asia Pacific chief investment officer for Mindshare, Beecroft will replace Chung Youngoo Jason Chung, who recently moved on as head of GroupM Korea, the media holding group said in a statement to Campaign Asia-Pacific.

While Linda Lee will remain GroupM CEO in Japan, Beecroft will also oversee Japanese...

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