IPG Mediabrands’ UM unit this morning named Erin Quintana U.S. CEO. She succeeds Joe DeMiero, who has held the position since January 2022.

A UM spokesperson said DeMiero is taking a leave of absence.

Quintana, who had been UM’s U.S. Chief Client Officer, reports to Andrea Suarez, who was named global CEO earlier this year in a shakeup that saw the ouster of Sasha Savic.

Quintana, a 16-year veteran of UM, joined the agency in 2007 from group director of strategy from the same position at Omnicom’s OMD unit.

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