TITLE

Kaess gets global duties as DDB sheds Needham

AUTHOR(S)
Petrecca, Laura
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Advertising Age;05/03/99, Vol. 70 Issue 19, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that DDB Needham Worldwide made management changes as if officially drops Needham from its name at a global management meeting in Puerto Rico in spring 1999. DDB Worldwide Communications Group, the new name for the company, unveiling the formation of a worldwide operating committee headed by the North American group president, Ken Kaess; Where the Needham part of the name came from.
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1827374

 

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