Media Edge appoints Walt Disney ad chief to senior role

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NEW YORK/LONDON--Young & Rubicam's global media buying and planning specialist, The Media Edge, has snapped up Andrew McLean from Walt Disney Co. Europe to become its exec VP-client services director.

Based in New York, Mr. McLean will be responsible for leading business development of The Media Edge International's global key corporate accounts and for developing media marketing solutions for international clients. He will report to Paul Woolmington, president of The Media Edge.

Mr. McLean, 34, was previously executive director, advertising and media, at Walt Disney Co. Europe, supervising the $150 million advertising budget for Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

The Media Edge's clients include: Andersen Consulting, Citibank, Colgate-Palmolive Co., United Airlines, Ericsson, Revlon, Star Alliance and United International Pictures.

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