Wunderman Elevates Dennis Kooker to Global Role
NEW YORK -- August 14, 2013
Wunderman today announced that Dennis Kooker will take on the additional
duties of chief operating officer, the Wunderman Data & Insights division. He
currently serves as KBM Group’s chief operating officer and president of
customer services In this expanded role, Kooker will coordinate closely with
Wunderman’s global teams responsible for new business strategy, account
development, and existing database and marketing technology functions. Kooker
will ensure timely planning, requirements development and delivery of needed
services for new clients, as well as manage and expand delivery of data-driven
marketing solutions for existing clients throughout the Wunderman Data &
Insights division, which was formed earlier this year.
“Thanks to Dennis’s deep experience in orchestrating and implementing complex
marketing solutions that incorporate data, data management, analytics and
customer engagement systems, he will contribute considerable value to our work
with global clients,” said Gary Laben, president, Wunderman Data & Insights
and CEO, KBM Group.
For over 11 years, as COO of KBM Group, Kooker managed day-to-day operations
across North America, including all account services, sales and the delivery
of client solutions encompassing AmeriLINK, data production, IT, marketing
operations and development. His oversight, coupled with keen financial
judgment and management, ensures effective deployment of services and
resources. Kooker has also been instrumental in successfully aligning and
integrating acquired businesses.
Advertising Age ranks Wunderman as the #1 global digital agency network.
Founded by Lester Wunderman in 1958, Wunderman has 170 offices in 60 countries
offering Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World
Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic
insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, critic, creator
and champion in always-on conversations to propel our clients’ growth. Best
Buy, Citibank, Coca-Cola, Ford, Land Rover, Levi's, Microsoft, Nokia,
Novartis, Telefonica and leading local and regional brands are among them.
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Group. For more information: www.wunderman.com.
Andrew Sexton, 212-941-3726
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