Today, dentsu international announces a strategic senior global hire, with the appointment of Damien Lemaitre as Global Commerce Director, Media, dentsu international. Based out of Lyon, France, Lemaitre takes on the responsibility of driving and implementing enhanced commerce solutions for dentsu clients worldwide through its scaled services offering and network of global media agencies; Carat, iProspect and dentsu X.
Lemaitre will be reporting to Rohan Philips, Global Chief Product Officer, Media, dentsu international, who says of the appointment; “Damien brings a fresh mindset to our team, his years of product and innovation specialism perfectly overlay with deep commerce understanding to solve our client’s biggest challenges today, whilst also planning for and mitigating against the changing media and retail landscape of tomorrow.”
With over 16 years’ experience working in the industry, Lemaitre moves into the global dentsu scaled services media role, having held the position of SVP Media Product & Innovation at dentsu Canada and prior to that SVP Media at Isobar Canada.
Lemaitre comments on his new position; “Commerce is one of the fastest growing challenges for many brands and I’ve always been a problem solver, someone who can connect the dots in order to see the big picture. This is something I’ve been able to achieve through building strong partner relationships, embracing the latest martech solutions and being empathetic to what it takes to achieve brand growth. This personal ambition intersects perfectly with the dentsu mission to understand and leverage every media signal in order to drive revenue for clients and build brands, I’m looking forward to working with our agencies and clients to do just that.”
Lemaitre takes the new position with immediate effect. For more information about dentsu and its global media agencies, capabilities and solutions please visit www.dentsu.com.