RAPP Appoints Marco Scognamiglio Global CEO

Marco Scognamiglio

Marco Scognamiglio

December 12, 2016 - Steve McClellan, Editor of MediaPost's Agency Daily, writes: Omnicom agency RAPP Worldwide, has appointed Marco Scognamiglio [pictured] to the post of global CEO. Most recently, Scognamiglio, a 17-year veteran of RAPP, served as acting CEO of the company -- a post he assumed in May after the departure of former CEO Alexei Orlov.

Orlov departed the agency following a lawsuit filed by former Rapp U.S. president Greg Andersen that accused Orlov of discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination. In September, Andersen signed on as CEO with Omaha, NE-based ad agency Bailey Lauerman.

“Taking into account his many years of experience leading the RAPP network in various markets…  Marco is the right person to have at the helm of the agency to drive and deliver on the organization’s strategy,” stated Dale A. Adams, Chairman and CEO, DAS. More...