Omnicom Media Group (OMG) has appointed Sean Hoban to the role of managing director for Central and Eastern Europe.
Hoban will oversee the group’s operations spanning 36 offices across 30 countries. He replaces Ian Clarke, who has taken up a leadership role at PHD EMEA.
“At Omnicom Media Group we are enjoying significant growth. Sean’s credentials and experience coupled with our continued investment as a Network in media communication services will ensure that we are best placed to support our clients’ future business goals across Central & Eastern Europe,” said Colin Gottlieb, chief executive of OMG EMEA.
Hoban added: “The Central and Eastern European region is vibrant and filled with great local talent. I learnt so much from living there and am excited to be working in the region again. Our local agency teams are in great shape and I look forward to partnering with them to assist our clients’ business growth.”
Former UM exec Hoban first joined OMG in 2001, managing accounts for Apple, Visa and Sony at OMD International. Since 2010, he has been responsible for OMG international clients including HP, Telenor, FedEx, and Icelandair.