Maria Gianoutsos
Maria Gianoutsos

Brunswick Group has hired Maria Gianoutsos, who was global chief creative talent officer at J Walter Thompson, as global managing partner, people.

Upon joining the firm on March 1, Gianoutsos will handle recruiting, talent management and human resources.

Prior to JWT, she was North America managing director at The Talent Business and executive recruiter at ML Search.

She has worked at agencies including Ogilvy, Weiss Whitten Stagliano, Ammirati Puris Lintas and J. Walter Thompson.

Most recently, Gianoutsos was running The Counsel Co.

CEO Neal Wolin said Gianoutsos will help ensure that Brunswick has the right human capital strategy in place to unleash the full potential of staffers worldwide.