NEWS16 November 2020

Dentsu expands team at Merkle

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US – Media company Dentsu has appointed Kirt Morris as global equity officer for its customer experience management (CX) firm Merkle.

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Morris (pictured) will also lead Dentsu’s CX line of business, with his role being a new position at the company.

Before taking up his new role, Morris worked as director of solution management at Merkle, and he has been at the company for 12 years.

Morris will firstly focus on organisational change and workforce initiatives in his new position, and will work continue to closely with the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion team.

He will report directly to Craig Dempster, chief executive officer of Merkle and Dentsu’s CX management business. Morris will be based at Merkle’s headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, US.

Dempster said: “Kirt is a natural leader who has earned the admiration and respect of his teams and possesses all the qualities required to develop this newly created role.”