Retail, financial expertise suits O'Donnell for JWT post

Snyder, Beth
November 1999
Advertising Age;11/8/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 46, p96
Trade Publication
This article profiles Dan O'Donnell, the global business director for financial firm Merrill Lynch & Co. at J. Walter Thompson Co., New York. According to O'Donnell his job at the company combines retail and financial-oriented global strategy. Before coming to J. Walter Thompson Co., O'Donnell worked for Y&R Advertising as the global account managing director on CitiBank. One of the reasons O'Donnell was attracted to J. Walter was because of New York branch president Bob Jeffrey, who he respected as a visionary.


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