Stink Group names Dan Forman as its first COO

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London-based media firm the Stink Group has announced the appointment of Dan Forman to the role of Chief Operating Officer.

In this newly created position, Forman will drive global growth and commercial strategy across both Stink Films and Stink Studios, with the objective of expanding both companies’ world-class offerings to an even wider array of global clients. 

Forman will work closely with leads across both companies to oversee key commercial and operational aspects of the Stink Group’s 15+ offices.

His appointment starts 4 May 2021, and he will be based out of the London office.

Dan Forman

Forman brings over 20 years of industry experience to the Stink Group. Over the course of his career, he’s served as the Commercial Director for BBH London; CFO for Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon UK & Nordics Group; Global Commercial Director for Geometry Global; and, most recently, as the SVP of Global Client Operations for WPP, where he was responsible for commercial delivery across the networks major clients.

“Without question, the last six years have been the most rewarding, challenging and fulfilling of my professional life and I’m grateful and proud to have had this experience with WPP,”  said Forman. 

“I’m delighted to be joining the Stink family, a company that I’ve admired for many years.  I’m honoured to now be a part of it and to have a major role in securing its future. 

“Within the world that we’re living in; the changing media landscape that we’re experiencing, I believe Stink is perfectly positioned to be more relevant and able to deliver its unique value to clients. 

“I can’t wait to be a part of the journey and to start this exciting new chapter together.”

Daniel Bergmann, President, Stink Group said: “It’s exciting to have Dan join us. His personality and experience is exactly what Stink needs at this stage. 

“Dan is wise and friendly and open to tackling new challenges. We’re all very much looking forward to our collaboration.”

Mark Pytlik, CEO, Stink Studios added ”Dan’s impressive experience ranges across the commercial, financial and operational aspects of some of the most storied agencies on the planet. 

“His knowledge, combined with Stink Studios’ world class creative capabilities, makes for a potent combination, and I’m thrilled to welcome him to our team.”