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Alex Altman returns to MEC

6 June, 2013

Alex Altman

LONDON — MEC,, today announced the appointment of Alex Altman as Managing Director of Global Solutions London, the international arm of the global media agency. He rejoins the agency on Monday June 10th.

Alex will be based in London and report to Tom George, Chairman of the UK and Northern Europe.

Tom George said, “In his new role, Alex is uniquely qualified to help MEC navigate and develop the future of Global Solutions. His experience in driving team culture and delivering brilliant work for clients will be vital as Global Solutions continues to grow and develop into a centre of international media excellence. Personally, I’m delighted to be working again with Alex. He has a fantastic people-first leadership style and I’m confident that he will inspire all those who work with him.”

Alex Altman commented, “I’m absolutely over the moon to be coming back to MEC. It was an easy decision to make and it’s a wonderful job with a great team of leading interational experts. The world is getting smaller and the opportunity is getting bigger – it’s a great time to be in media and a fantastic time to be back at MEC. I’m relishing it.”

About Alex Altman
Alex has worked in media for over 20 years. He’s worked previously at Mediacom, Mindshare and Carat before joining MEC UK as Deputy MD five years ago. A common theme to Alex’s career is a focus on change and development. In establishing clear direction and vision and being prepared to take bold and decisive decisions, he has led and been part of teams that have seen significant success and/or turnaround: both strategically and commercially. In 2010, Alex led the successful GroupM pitch for the COI which was the biggest ever UK media pitch. After winning that business he was named MD of the company formed to handle the business, M4C, before moving to Initiative as CEO.

About MEC
We help clients explore what’s possible, inspiring and guiding them to the optimum solution for their brands. Then we exploit it, delivering maximum value to them. Our services include: Media planning and buying ~ Digital media ~ Mobile ~ Search ~ Performance marketing ~ Social media ~ Analytics and Insight ~ Sport, Entertainment & Cause ~ Multi-cultural ~ Content ~ Retail ~ Integrated Planning. Our 4,500 highly talented and motivated people work with domestic and international clients in 84 countries and we are a founding partner of GroupM. To find out more, visit us at  

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