Dentsu Aegis Network Hires Industry Veteran Michael Russell as Chief Growth Officer

Dentsu Aegis Network has appointed Michael Russell chief growth officer for the U.S. region. Russell is now responsible for business development in the U.S. and will report to Nick Brien, CEO Americas.

A 20-year industry veteran, Russell joins Dentsu from Edelman Financial, where he served as interim CMO. Before joining Edelman he spent over two years with iCrossing in roles as chief growth officer, CMO and head of marketing. His agency experience also includes stints at Huge, MSLGroup and MXM.