'Foundation in finance'
In a statement, Ray Warren, president of Carat Media Group Americas, said, "Tony Manuelli will be a tremendous asset to Carat USA as the organization continues to grow and transform its own business operations." He said Mr. Manuelli's "solid foundation in finance" and extensive advertising-centric experience made him the right man for the job at the world's fourth-largest media-services network.
Mr. Manuelli comes to Carat from Interpublic Group of Cos.' Deutsch, where he was the senior VP-president of finance, overseeing the contract management, financial planning and forecasting areas of the company. Prior to that he served as the assistant treasurer at Saatchi & Saatchi Holdings.