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Work experience

Sep 2006Present

Executive Vice President, Group Director

Saatchi & Saatchi, NY
20032006

Senior Vice President, Integration Director

inChord Communications / GPJ

§Led IBM business globally, while designing a navigation strategy across GPJ (experiential/relationship marketing), Ogilvy (advertising), OgilvyOne (direct marketing) and Digitas (digital marketing).

§In one year, increased IBM billings 40% to $126.0M, while establishing Asia Pacific offices and offerings.This included picking up the IBM Corporate business via vision/work WOM.

§More than doubled revenue at Y Brand (brand identity and design firm) to $8.6M in 2003.New business wins included Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Abbott Laboratories, and Genentech.

19962002

Senior Partner, Global Management Director

Held senior posts with J. Walter Thompson and Hill & Knowlton in Asia and the United States.  In each area was tasked with a regional role.

Specific overseas country postings included:  Australia and Japan.

19901996

Account Director

Interpublic Group of Companies

Held senior posts with Ammirati Puris Lintas (now Lowe Worldwide) in the United States, Europe, and Asia.  In each area was tasked with a regional role.

Specific overseas country postings included:  The Czech Republic and Australia.

Education

20002009

Thunderbird School of Global Management

Member Global Advisory Board

Aug 1986May 1990

B.S. Business Administration

University of Southern California