~Jose to continue leading business development efforts for Austin-based creative agency~
AUSTIN, TX – June 11, 2015 – GSD&M announced today that Keith Jose has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Development. In this role, he will continue to lead the new business team and GSD&M’s new business efforts.
Since returning to GSD&M in 2012, Jose has been a driving force behind the agency’s surge of recent new business wins. Because of Jose’s outstanding leadership, the agency has enjoyed huge momentum, expanding its client roster substantially over the past 10 months. With the addition of five major new clients in less than a year, GSD&M’s roster now includes PetSmart, Northwestern Mutual, Hampton Inn and Suites, Whole Foods Market and Chipotle.
“Nobody tackles a challenge better than Keith does,” said J.B. Raftus, EVP/Chief Marketing Officer. “The GSD&M new business machine runs fast and hard and Keith is a master at leading this ‘managed chaos’ with a calm hand and a sharp wit. His smarts and enthusiasm are contagious.
A GSD&M boomerang, Jose first joined the agency in 1999 in a project management role. This was followed by six years as GSD&M’s Business Development Supervisor, where he helped win the BMW and Norwegian Cruise Line accounts for the agency. In 2007, Jose moved to JWT Atlanta, where he served as Director of Business Development until his return to GSD&M in 2012.
GSD&M is an advertising agency headquartered in Austin and focused on ideas that make a difference. With a restless culture and purpose as a guiding force, GSD&M builds brands with an integrated creative and media approach.