IPG agency Genuine hired Tim Haarmann as executive vice president, managing director.
In the role, Haarman will be responsible for the agency’s managing operations and strategic growth.
Genuine founder and chief creative officer Chris Pape will move into a role as chairman.
“Genuine’s success and rapid growth over the past 13 years has been built on helping our clients succeed and attracting and retaining the top talent in the industry,” Pape said in a statement.
“Tim is a proven digital leader who will drive both new client acquisition and the organic growth of existing client relationships.
I’m excited about the next stage of Genuine’s growth under Tim’s leadership and partnership.”