Business Experience Detail

The Concept Farm, NYC. Partner - Present

McCann-Erickson, NYC – Vice Chairman, Retired. - Vice Chairman responsible for the Global Management of the Agency and its largest clients. Held a number of top executive positions at this premier marketing communications company including Deputy GM of McCann NY, EVP Regional Director, West Coast and Director of Global Accounts.  1985 -1991, 1995 – 2005

 

Capstone International, St. Petersburg, Fla. Founder & Owner - Independent developer, importer and marketer of prestige alcoholic beverage brands. 1991 - 1995

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Charles of the Ritz, NYC – Division President - Prestige personal care products company. Launched and managed Environmental Products Company and managed New Product Development.  1984 - 1985

Norton Simon, Inc., Somerset Importers, NYC – EVP & COO - Full operating responsibility for large alcoholic beverage company with brands such as Johnnie Walker, Tanqueray and Pimms.

1982 – 1984

Brown Forman Corp, Louisville, KY – Division President, Jos. Garneau - Full operating responsibility prestige importing company. Brands included Martell cognac, Veuve Clicqot champagne, Old Bushmills Irish Whisky and Bolla wines. 1980 – 1982

Ketchum Communications, NYC – President, Ketchum NY - CEO - Top tier communications agency with clients such as Japan Air Lines, Johnson & Johnson, and Squibb. 1977 -1980

DKG Advertising, NYC – Senior Vice President, Partner - Named Agency of the Year by Advertising Age in 1975.  Director of Client Service overseeing all of the agency’s businesses. 1971 - 1976

 

Doyle Dane Bernbach, NYC - Vice President - At age 26, became the agency’s youngest Vice President. Responsible for the Gillette and Warner Lambert accounts. 1970 – 1971

Benton & Bowles, NYC – Account Supervisor: Started in the media department and became account executive on the Agency’s Procter & Gamble and General Foods Accounts 1965 -1970

Education:

 

Pace University – Bachelor Of Business Administration

 

CUNY – Baruch School Of Business – Masters Of Business Administration