Dimitris Michopoulos becomes the agency’s new CEO
Determined to empower MullenLowe Athens, the Interpublic Group global network (NYSE:IPG) is entrusting Harry Parianos with helping the company transition from a fully owned entity, to an affiliate agency of the global marketing and communications network that is MullenLowe Group.
Dimitris Michopoulos steps in as MullenLowe Athens’ new Chief Executive Officer. Former CEO James Nass will continue serving an equally key role as the company’s new Management Advisor on Business Development and Strategy. Thanos Vlachopoulos remains the Vice President of the Board of Directors, and MLA’s Chief Financial Officer and Business Development Director.
Harry Parianos states: “I’m especially happy with the trust placed in me by the IPG global network. I’m certain that under Dimitris Michopoulos’ leadership, the current team at MullenLowe Athens will gain a significant boost, and will increase its clients’ potency in Greece at an even greater level, managing to take over a leading role in our industry.”
Dimitris Michopoulos further says: “MullenLowe is a global, unique kind of a creative agency, able to challenge and bring added value to the benefit of its clients. Along with James Nass, Thanos Vlachopoulos, George Levitikos and the rest of the MullenLowe Athens team, we will enact a dynamic growth plan for the agency, its people and partners. The effective resolution of the prolonged and unprecedented challenges currently experienced by our industry on a global level, becomes our personal opportunity and motivation.”