Mindshare's global CEO Nick Emery has been let go effective immediately after "a clear breach of the company's code of conduct", GroupM said. Emery (pictured) is one of the co-founders of Mindshare which launched in 1997 and assumed the role of global CEO in 2012. GroupM CEO Christian Juhl will assume the role of Mindshare interim CEO until the appointment of a permanent successor.
Juhl said at GroupM and its agencies, it believes everyone should experience an inclusive and respectful workplace culture. "Inappropriate and offensive behavior is not tolerated in our company, and when we see any employee breach our code of conduct, we take swift action," he said.
According to him, Mindshare is made up of thousands of dedicated professionals who deliver the agency's promise of making advertising work better for people around the world. "We know they share our vision and values and are focused on the future of the business and the needs of their clients," Juhl added. Among the list of clients Mindshare works with globally include Nike, Volvo, KFC, Lifebuoy, Marmite and Cheerios.
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