Kirk McDonald, who has served as the CEO of GroupM North America for the past three years, is leaving his position.
GroupM officially confirmed his departure earlier today (October 30). Interestingly, just earlier this month, the agency had denied his exit when Digiday first got wind of it.
According to the agency, McDonald has chosen to step down and will be exiting at the end of the year. While the group searches for a replacement, Mindshare’s global CEO Adam Gerhart will step in to cover McDonald’s responsibilities.