Starcom MediaVest appoints Sue Frogley global commercial director

Starcom Sue Frogley

She moves from Dentsu Aegis Media, and will report to Laura Desmond, global CEO, SMG, in the newly created role.

Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) has announced the appointment of Sue Frogley to a newly created role of global commercial director. She  joins SMG from Dentsu Aegis Media, where she was president of commercial operations. Based in London, she will report to Laura Desmond, global CEO, SMG.

Frogley will be responsible for building commercial capability and practice to drive client revenue, informed an agency statement. She will work across global network clients, ‘setting a strategic M&A vision and investment strategy’. Her mandate covers new revenue sources through new commercial models and trading deals, the agency said.

Desmond said, “As clients move more toward globalisation and as marketplace dynamics are changing at warp speed, Sue will be instrumental in navigating the landscape and maximising value for our business and for our clients.”

“She has a proven track record of long-term value creation, building teams and delivering innovative global commercial solutions. She will help SMG continue our growth trajectory, while developing our commercial market position,” she added.

Frogley has worked with Aegis Media Global and Isobar Global in past assignments. She  said, “Throughout my career, SMG has always stood out — setting the standard as a future-forward, global agency. I’m thrilled to be joining the team at such an exciting time in the industry and look forward to becoming part of their entrepreneurial talent and helping promote best-in-market offerings across SMG’s portfolio.”