Saatchi & Saatchi X USA Appoints New Key Executives

New York - Andy Murray, Global CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi X, announces two key new hires: Thierry Dumoulin has joined as Executive Vice President, Managing Director of the New York office; Janet Rose Ph.D., joins the Fayetteville office as Vice President, Planning Director.

Dumoulin most recently held the post of Client Services Director at Imagination, a global, independent communications shop.  Rose had been Vice President, Senior Planner at Barkley, USA and formerly served as Senior Vice President, Group Director, Strategy and Planning at McCann-Erickson, New York.

Murray notes: “Thierry’s experience in developing brands as theatre is particularly relevant for today’s retail challenges.  He brings us a solid background in digital and will be a terrific addition to our management team.”

As to Rose’s appointment, Murray adds: “Janet’s expertise in finding and articulating meaningful consumer insights based on human truths provides us invaluable perspective and we look forward to her contributions in developing work.

About Thierry Dumoulin

As Director of Business Development and Board member at Imagination for the Americas, Dumoulin was responsible for co-leading the Agency, with robust revenue growth in 2009.

A seasoned marketing executive with a broad-based skill set spanning advertising, design, events, promotions and digital communications, his excellent track record was built by working on blue chip brands such as Citi, Ericsson, Samsung, Sotheby’s, Vodafone and Wendy’s.

Prior to Imagination, Dumoulin was an International Account Director on Vodafone at JWT and a Director of Consumer Marketing at Sotheby’s.

About Janet Rose, Ph.D.

Rose is known for her work as an innovative brand and market strategist.  She has a background in marketing and cultural theory, specifically in the areas of consumer culture and trends.  Her work is rich with cultural and psychoanalytic insights to produce award-winning strategy.  She is known for her ability to understand consumers, shoppers and markets including future desires and direction to produce powerful brand, shopping and product platforms that deliver growth.

Rose holds a PhD in American Studies, and writes and speaks about business and global consumer culture. 

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