Publicis Groupe appoints Emmanuel André to the new position of chief talent officer.

Emmanuel André will be in charge of talent management and recruitment, working directly with the Solutions CEOs and their respective CTOs , who will be functionally reporting to him. He will also be in charge of all Groupe learning, development programs and group culture. New York based, he will join the Management Committee and report directly to Arthur Sadoun, Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe.

Arthur Sadoun says: “Emmanuel’s appointment is an important step in our ambition to become the market leader in marketing and business transformation. Bringing a CTO at the top level of our organisation was critical at a moment when our people need to embark on our transformation journey.”

André says: “Publicis Groupe clearly has the vision, the right business model and the energy to write an exciting new chapter for our industry, and they’ve placed talent and culture at the top of their priorities. I’ve spent my whole career witnessing how these things make all the difference in our business and I’m honoured to join the team.”

André began his career at TBWA Paris as an account executive and became chief operating officer of TBWA\Worldwide in 2008. ‎He became president in March 2015.