Dentsu Media Americas CEO Doug Rozen is leaving the company as part of a larger reorganization that will shift approximately 1,000 Dentsu U.S. staffers into different departments within the holding company. That number accounts for less than 10% of Dentsu’s U.S staff, a company spokeswoman said.
Rozen, who is set to depart by the end of the week, held the role for over four years and was previously chief media officer for 360i before it was merged into Dentsu Creative in June 2022.
“We are grateful for Doug's contributions and hard work over the last couple of years and we wish him well,” said Michael Komasinski, who holds the dual roles of CEO Dentsu Americas and global CEO of Merkle. “What led to that decision was just the need to reset the business and have the opportunity to reshape it in a little more of a hands-on way.”
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Dentsu is currently searching for a replacement to fill the Media Americas CEO role.
Rozen declined to comment.
Rozen’s move is part of a much larger realignment orchestrated under Komasinski, who became Dentsu Americas CEO in July. He succeeded Jacki Kelley, who left to join Interpublic Group of Cos. as VP, chief client officer and chief business officer.