As 2022 approaches, Team One doubles down on talent management and employee growth with two senior promotions

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Team One, Publicis Groupe’s fully integrated media, digital and communications agency for premium brands, today announced the promotion of two senior executives who will help strengthen the company’s engagement. agency towards its employees and talents. Team One promoted Susanna Leighton to executive director of resource management and operations, a new position for the agency, and Amy Small to executive director of talent.

“As we head into a new year and set our priorities for 2022, our people and the important work they do continues to be at the top of the list,” said Julie Michael, CEO of Team One. “In the midst of this great workforce shake-up happening in the marketing industry, we aim to turn the tide to ensure we have the most passionate workforce in the industry in doubling down on recruiting the brightest talent, while challenging and unleashing our current teams.To launch remarkable ideas into the world, a commitment to talent and resources is more important than ever right now, and Susanna and Amy are the perfect people to help guide our efforts here.

Leighton, who has been with Team One for 14 years, was previously the agency’s Director of Resource Planning and Talent Management. In her new role, she will amplify and distribute agency talent, overseeing people analytics, leading annual client scoping processes, managing key agency financial metrics, championing advancement employees and cross-team opportunities.

“I am constantly inspired by our people, their intelligence, their creativity, their collaboration and their entrepreneurial spirit, all in service of our creative product and our clients’ business. I very much look forward to taking on this new role and partnering with key Team One leaders to strategize and implement new staffing models, identify growth opportunities for talent, and continue to build cross-functional teams. prosperous,” remarked Leighton.

With the promotion of Amy Small, Team One will strive to create a more centralized team that will provide support, resources, direction and inspiration to its employees at all stages of their career growth. In his new role, Small’s oversight will extend from recruiting to a broader human resources and talent acquisition framework.

Since joining Team One in 2012, Small has helped the agency’s talent recruitment process in her previous roles as Associate Director of Talent and most recently Director of Talent. “I am truly delighted to join the Team One leadership team and hope that my presence will continue to put talent at the forefront of our thinking, knowing that our people are our greatest currency. Team One in our industry is very specific and unique, and attracts so much talent, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to bring new and innovative programs into the mix,” said Small.

Both Leighton and Small will report to agency CEO Julie Michael.

About Team 1

Team One is Publicis Groupe’s fully integrated media, digital and communications agency, dedicated to helping premium brands thrive in the modern media landscape. With 450 employees, Team One has six North American offices, including headquarters in Los Angeles, Dallas, New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Boise. Team One customers include Lexus and the Lexus Dealer Association, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, W Hotels, Marriott International, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Harman International, Wisk, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP Inc., Sparklight and Cathay Pacific. Named to Fast Company’s 2021 list of Best Workplaces for Innovators, Team One continues to be recognized for its unique culture that encourages innovation at all levels. To learn more about the agency’s work, team, and innovative spirit, visit

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