January 09, 2017
RAPP Worldwide, a global creative agency that builds direct, meaningful and high-value relationships between brands and people, and part of Omnicom’s DAS Group of Companies, has appointed Justin Thomas-Copeland as President of the agency’s New York City office.
Thomas-Copeland joins RAPP New York from RAPP’s London office, where he served as SVP, Global Chief Client Officer. A member of the Global Leadership Team, Thomas-Copeland was responsible for all of RAPP Worldwide’s global and multi-national client engagements and new business strategy.
“Justin, a visionary leader, has fostered fantastic relationships with our global clients and done tremendous things for our international expansion and new business efforts in 2016. I look forward to his bringing the same energy and growth to our New York office,” RAPP Worldwide Acting CEO Marco Scognamiglio said. “Having Justin lead the New York team is a tremendously positive way to kickoff 2017.”
Prior to joining RAPP Worldwide in 2015, Thomas-Copeland held Managing Director and CEO positions for Wunderman in EMEA. Additionally, he served as Chief Digital Officer at Novartis Consumer Health, Europe. He has led engagements on brands including T-Mobile, Nokia and Microsoft.
“RAPP Worldwide has a strong heritage, and I’m honored to lead the flagship New York office on the next chapter of its journey,” Thomas-Copeland said. “My priorities as President are to harness the energy of change and apply our best talent to strengthen and crystalize our offering, so we can continue to create real business value for our existing and prospective clients.”
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