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Boston ad firm Mullen names new CEO

Boston advertising agency Mullen said Monday that it has promoted the firm’s president, Alex Leikikh, to chief executive, succeeding longtime chief executive Joe Grimaldi, who will remain as the company’s chairman through December 2015.

Grimaldi, 62, had served as chief executive since 1999, when The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. of New York purchased the agency. Grimaldi said in an interview he handpicked Leikikh, 40, to succeed him as part of a carefully planned transition. The change went into effect Monday.

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