Belle Lenz, VP of global communications for IPG Mediabrands, has moved to rival Dentsu Aegis Network as regional director of communications for the Americas, a new role based in New York.
Denstu, the fifth largest ad/PR conglomerate, is among rumored suitors of Interpublic, the No. 4 conglom behind WPP, Omnicom and Publicis.
Belle led corporate comms., partnerships and events for the media holding company of IPG, encompassing UM, Initiative, ORION Holdings and other units.
At Dentsu, she is charged with developing DAN's communications strategy in the region, where the growing, Japan-based marketing conglomerate plans to expand. Lenz reports to Americas & EMEA CEO Nigel Morris.
Dentsu Aegis has around 6,000 staffers in the Americas.