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GroupM North America Reorg Puts Digital Chief Rob Norman In The CEO Seat

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Rob Norman (pictured) will add the title of CEO of GroupM North America to his current role as head of GroupM Interactive, the WPP media unit’s digital arm. Norman replaces Marc Goldstein, who will leave his role as GroupM NA CEO effective March 31. Goldstein has been in the post since February 2007. He’lll continue his relationship with GroupM as a senior advisor to the management group. Placing a digital exec like Norman at the top signifies the shifting importance from traditional advertising and media buying to digital and new media, the company indicated in a statement. However, while Norman is CEO of the North American operations, he will still share management of the regional unit with TV media buying vet Rino Scanzoni, GroupM