Salvatore LaGreca, vice chairman of finance and operations at McCann-Erickson WorldGroup, will step down in the first quarter of next year to "pursue other interests," a McCann-Erickson spokeswoman said. Mr. LaGreca, 49, joined McCann-Erickson in 1994 from Interpublic, where he was a controller.
The move follows
Asked whether Mr. LaGreca's departure is related to Interpublic financial difficulties, a McCann spokeswoman declined to comment.
Meanwhile, Mr. Bell is taking on new responsibilities within another Interpublic operating unit, Advanced Marketing Services, according to knowledgeable executives. Mr. Bell's title and scope of oversight is unknown, and an Interpublic spokesman had no comment. Larry Weber heads Advanced Marketing Services.