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Senior Editor — Adweek
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Senior editor, AdweekMedia in NY. Former columnist/feature writer/news reporter for Gannett Newspapers in White Plains, NY.

Samsung Signs Deutsch for B2B Work, Expanding Roster Yet Again

adweek.com — As major marketers like Microsoft and Kraft have moved toward consolidating their advertising business at fewer agencies, others have gone in the opposite direction, expanding their rosters and redistributing assignments among more shops. Samsung is a classic example.

Accounts in Review: Subway Heads to Finals While DraftKings Picks a Shop

adweek.com — It turns out Subway has been quietly talking to agencies for a while now, and the chain already has four finalists for its creative account.Longtime incumbent MMB is defending against three other shops, which sources identified as BBDO, The Martin Agency and McCann Erickson.

R/GA U.S. President Seth Solomons Exits the Agency

adweek.com — Seth Solomons, a top executive at digital shop R/GA, has left the agency after 20 months. Solomons joined R/GA in November 2013, as a managing director in New York and global chief client services officer, and became U.S. president just last month, according to his LinkedIn profile.

As Chick-fil-A Heads North, Can It Leave Its Political Baggage Behind?

adweek.com — Chick-fil-A has long savored its reputation for delicious chicken sandwiches and strongly held traditional values. But as the successful and growing fast-food chain's ambitions extend behind its Southern base, and as Americans, especially younger ones, grow increasingly liberal on social issues like same-sex marriage, Chick-fil-A executiv
Jul 22, 2015

Ad agency balks....As Chick-fil-A Heads North, What About Its Political Baggage? adweek.it/1JfpL7i #food #marketing

Net Income Grows at Interpublic Group in the Second Quarter and First Half of 2015

adweek.com — Net income at Interpublic Group grew significantly in both the second quarter and first half of the year, amid modest revenue growth. Revenue rose 1 percent in the quarter and about 2 percent in the first half, to $1.87 billion and $3.55 billion, respectively, according to Interpublic.
Jul 22, 2015

Buoyed by his Q2 results, @InterpublicIPG CEO Michael Roth raises adweek.it/1SBvqFq his organic growth projects for the full-year.

With Tatia Torrey's Promotion, Women Now Hold Half of the Top Jobs at Havas Chicago

adweek.com — Decades after the Mad Men era, men still largely run ad agencies. But even if agencies can still feel like boys' clubs, recently women have been gaining a number of top jobs. Between October 2014 and April 2015, six agencies placed women in the role of creative chief.

How Big Spaceship, a Brooklyn Indie, Landed Strategy Chief Andrea Ring From R/GA

adweek.com — A funny thing happened in June when Big Spaceship CEO Michael Lebowitz was picking the brains of R/GA veteran and planning chief Andrea Ring about potential candidates to fill his top strategy role: Ring became a candidate herself. It didn't happen immediately.

JWT Chairman Bob Jeffrey Wants to Talk About Rhode Island Tourism

adweek.com — So why is JWT's Bob Jeffrey calling Adweek about Rhode Island's tourism review? The account is a small one by big agency standards-an annual budget of $5 million-and surely there are sexier tourism opportunities out there, in warmer climates. But Jeffrey is a native son who helped get new Gov.
Jul 15, 2015

Why JWT's Chairman Wants to Talk About Rhode Island Tourism adweek.it/1Jhe7ED via @adweek

Jul 15, 2015

#ADWEEK Why JWT chairman Bob Jeffrey wants to talk about Rhode Island tourism. bit.ly/1RyW9Hj #bobjeffrey #jwt

Jul 15, 2015

RT @IanDon: RI native/advertising bigfoot Bob Jeffrey is spreading the word on @GinaRaimondo's tourism RFP adweek.com/news/advertisi…

Jul 15, 2015

For RI, JWT Chairman Bob "Jeffrey is acting as an unpaid adviser at the request of Raimondo." adweek.com/news/advertisi… via @Adweek #tourism

GlaxoSmithKline Reviews Its Global Media Business After Novartis Deal

adweek.com — GlaxoSmithKline is conducting a global review of media planning and buying for its consumer healthcare brands, and it comes as no surprise, given the company's recent asset swap with Norvartis.
Jul 14, 2015

This roster shop shootout for @GSK 's global media business adweek.it/1CAPfLe is winner take all.

Accounts in Review: Olive Garden Begins as DraftKings Winds Down

adweek.com — Accounts in Review, Agency Search, Citi, Coca-Cola, Coty, Creative, CVS, DraftKings, FCB, Havas Worldwide, Humana, Initiative, Jwt, Kmart, L'Oréal, Lowe, Marshalls, MDC, MEC, Media, Mindshare, Mondelez, New York Life, Ogilvy & Mather, Olive Garden, OMD, Phd, Pile + Co., Pitch, Priceline, Rapp, Review, Roth Observatory International, Royal Caribbean, Sc Johnson, Search, Sears, Select Resources International, Sony, Starcom, UM, Unilever, Visa
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Jul 26, 2015

You do good things at @Adweek and opportunity knocks. I feel lucky to have worked here. twitter.com/Adweek/status/…

Jul 26, 2015

@Adweek @DrewUniversity Appreciate the shout-out. Keep fighting the good fight. Andy

Jul 22, 2015

Buoyed by his Q2 results, @InterpublicIPG CEO Michael Roth raises adweek.it/1SBvqFq his organic growth projects for the full-year.

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