Michael Westcott is new president of DMI

Michael Westcott has been appointed as the new president of US-based industry body the Design Management Institute.

Michael Westcott

Westcott replaces Karen Reuther, who is stepping down after joining the organisation last year.

Wescott has led creative and marketing teams at companies including Fitch, Firebrand and Red7Media.

The DMI says Westcott was selected over several other candidates following an international search.

Darrel Rhea, vice-chairman of the DMI, says, ‘Michael has the energy and drive to really take advantage of the global platform that DMI provides the design community.’

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