Kevin Ramsey to president-CEO, Japan, Interpublic Group of Cos.' McCann WorldGroup, Tokyo from president, Asia, M&C Saatchi, Hong Kong. He succeeds Max Gosling, now the agency's chairman, Japan, who will continue in his other role as regional director, Asia/Pacific, McCann WorldGroup. To replace Mr. Ramsey, M&C Saatchi has formed an executive team in Asia, including two new positions. Tom McFarlane is promoted to regional creative director, Asia/Pacific, Sydney, from creative partner, Australia, and Sophie Ayles becomes regional planning director, M&C, Hong Kong, from planning director, M&C, Sydney.
Philip Greenfield, 49, to New York-based CEO of RMG:connect, the customer relationship marketing operation that WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson is rolling out worldwide, from London-based CEO of WPP's OgilvyOne for Europe, Middle East and Africa. In North America, JWT's connect@jwt will be incorporated into RMG:connect.