Matt Neale
Matt Neale

Interpublic has junked Golin's three co-CEO model that it put into effect Jan. 2017 with the exit of chief Fred Cook. Matt Neale assumes CEO slot.

Under the "CEO+" structure, Neale handled thought leadership, reputation, new products; Gary Rudnick managed North America, finance, HR; and Jon Hughes supervised international activities.

Rudnick now slides into the president & COO position, reporting to Neale. Hughes is leaving Golin.

Neale reports to Andy Polansky, CEO of IPG’s constituency management group.

The former Weber Shandwick CEO looks forward to working with Neale, Rudnick and Golin’s leadership team as they “continue to drive off the momentum we are seeing in the business.”

Cook continues as chairman.