NEW YORK and SINGAPORE, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) announced today Tim Love, Vice Chairman and CEO, Asia Pacific/ India/ Middle East/ Africa (APIMA), effective January 1 st, 2013, resumed his duties at the company's corporate headquarters in New York. In conjunction with his return, Love announced his intention to retire from Omnicom at the end of the first quarter.
"Tim has been an important part of our executive team, leading the current phase of our Asia Pacific expansion efforts," said John Wren, President and CEO, Omnicom. "While Tim may be retiring from Omnicom, he will undoubtedly bring his passion for making a difference in the world to the next chapter of his life. We wish him well."
Wren continues, "Tim leaves the region in excellent health. In the past decade, Omnicom has developed a truly world class management team across Asia Pacific resulting in solid growth, unparalleled creativity and effective marketing on behalf of our clients. This was recently reflected by over 30 Omnicom agencies winning a record number of awards, significantly outpacing the competition, at two of the most prestigious creative award shows in the region – Spikes Advertising Festival and Campaign Asia's Agency of the Year awards."
During his 40-year career in advertising and brand building, Love has held senior client relationships in the US and abroad and has worked with many of the Fortune 100 companies. Prior to becoming Vice Chairman of Omnicom in 2006 he was President of Global Clients at Omnicom network TBWA Worldwide.About Omnicom GroupOmnicom Group Inc. (NYSE-OMC) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries. For further information on Omnicom and its brands, please visit www.omnicomgroup.com SOURCE Omnicom Group