Dan Tedesco, global chief financial officer at media agency Initiative, has been appointed chief operating officer, EMEA, for IPG Mediabrands.

IPG Mediabrands, a media agency, has appointed Dan Tedesco as its first Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the EMEA region. Tedesco, who previously served as the Global Chief Financial Officer at Initiative, another IPG Mediabrands agency, will take on this newly created role to drive growth and consistency across EMEA. He will work closely with Richard Morris, who recently became the CEO for both the UK and EMEA regions.