Kari Shimmel has been promoted to CEO of Campbell Ewald, succeeding Kevin Wertz.
Shimmel, who was most recently chief strategy officer, will oversee operations of the IPG agency’s New York and Los Angeles offices. She will remain based in its Detroit headquarters.
After 15 years at Campbell Ewald, Wertz is stepping down but will remain in a consulting role through the first quarter of 2023, according to a statement by the company.
Colin Padden was also promoted from director of account service to chief client officer and Jamil Buie from group account director, business development to group director, innovation & growth.