"The last ten years have been a sprint," he said in a phone interview. "I'm going to take the next couple of months off, if I can."
Prior to joining DDB two years ago, Mr. Young was chief creative officer of Modem Media, Norwalk, Conn. (formerly Poppe Tyson), where he was one of the pioneers of Internet advertising. Modem Media is 46% owned by True North Communications.
As top creative at Tribal DDB, Mr. Young was responsible for overseeing the creative directors in the unit's six branches in the U.S. and Canada. For now, Tribal DDB's CEO-North America Matt Freeman will take over those duties.
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