ADAM LEVINE TO JOIN
DRAFTFCB NEW YORK AS CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER
NEW YORK, May 18, 2009
Draftfcb New York announced today that Adam Levine will be joining the agency in the newly created position of Chief Growth Officer. Most recently, Levine was President of Turf, a boutique agency focused on corporate and socially responsible companies.
According to Peter DeNunzio, President of Draftfcb New York, “Adam’s proven track record at growing businesses, as well as his breadth of experience working within account management, consumer healthcare, and digital make him the perfect fit to take the lead on our new business efforts. This hire signals our commitment to growth and taking our model to the next level.”
Within the past nine months, Draftfcb New York has added six new clients to their roster including Starbucks, Del Monte, Pinnacle Foods and two major healthcare brands.
Levine spent nine years at Deutsch where he led the charge on multiple new business wins including Zoloft and Microsoft/Intel. In addition, he built the interactive department at Deutsch from one client and four staff members into a 60-person strong division with multiple clients. Earlier in his career, he spent six years working in account management at DDB Needham.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Draftfcb New York. The organization’s truly holistic offering sets the agency apart and I’m anxious to work with the team here to unleash its growth potential,” stated Levine.
Launched in 2006, Draftfcb is a modern agency model for clients seeking creative, accountable marketing programs that build business and deliver a high Return on IdeasTM. With more than 136 years of combined expertise, the company has its roots in both consumer advertising and behavioral, data-driven direct marketing. The agency is the first global, behavior-based, fully inclusive, highly creative and accountable marketing communications organization to operate against a single P&L. The Draftfcb network spans 97 countries, with more than 9,700 employees worldwide, and is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG). The agency’s global corporate leadership team includes Howard Draft, executive chairman; Laurence Boschetto, CEO and president; Jonathan Harries, vice chairman and worldwide chief creative officer; and Neil Miller, CFO. For more information, visit www.draftfcb.com