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GSD&M Promotes Seven to Officers

AUSTIN, TexasMay 16, 2013—GSD&M announced today that Victor Camozzi, Bryan Edwards, Bo Bradbury, Nancy Ryan, Carrie Hines, Ronnie Steck and Madhavi Reese have all been promoted to officers at the agency. As officers, all will continue to contribute to the day-to-day operations of their respective departments, help drive business results and lead others to uphold the culture and core values of the agency.

As SVP/Group Creative Director, Victor Camozzi, along with his creative partner Bryan Edwards, will continue to direct multiple creative teams as well as contribute to the creative department’s overall growth.  While at the agency, Camozzi has been a vital leader, from running pitches to overseeing creative on Walgreens, the agency’s largest account. His agency brand experience includes Southwest Airlines, the launch of the new AT&T, U.S. Air Force, 7-Eleven and BMW, to name a few.

In his 14 years at the agency, Bryan Edwards has been a driving force as he led the creative for a wide range of clients including Southwest Airlines, Chili’s Grill & Bar, the launch of the new AT&T, among others. As SVP/group creative director, Edwards will continue to run creative on the Walgreens account, pitch in on new business initiatives and assist with the development and success of the creative department.

Since joining the agency in 1999, Bo Bradbury has been an asset to GSD&M, making his mark on a variety of accounts as an account director and previously in our business development group. He has played an instrumental role in leading the AARP account and helping the agency win the Walgreens account while concurrently taking on projects for Barbasol, Swift Communications and Sysco Corporation. As SVP/account director, Bradbury will continue to lead the 14-person U.S. Air Force team and projects for Texas A&M.

As a 16-year veteran of GSD&M, Nancy Ryan has held the leadership roles of account supervisor and account director on accounts like Charles Schwab and AT&T. Ryan also spent time as the business development lead and was instrumental in the agency’s acquisition of the Walgreens account. As SVP/account director, she will continue to lead this account and oversee the 9-person team.

Carrie Hines joined GSD&M two years ago and brings 15 years of strong experience in the casual dining/quick-service restaurant and spirits categories to her leadership role on the Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen account. As SVP/account director, Hines will steward her team to continue to build the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen brand.

In his 21-year tenure, Ronnie Steck has contributed to the growth and steadfastly built business for our clients including Pennzoil, UnitedHealth Group, BMW, Lennox and PulteGroup. Most recently, Steck grew the Lennox business by leading their social media efforts and played a significant role in our very recent win of the STAINMASTER business. As VP/account director, Steck will continue to lead the Lennox and STAINMASTER accounts as well as PulteGroup.

Since joining the agency 10 years ago, Madhavi Reese has brought a vast array of strategy and new business experience to her role. She has led the strategy for John Deere, Caesars Entertainment, Southwest Airlines and many more brands. Reese will continue to lend her skills to these accounts and new business pitches as VP/strategy director.

About GSD&M
GSD&M is an advertising agency headquartered in Austin, Texas. With a restless culture and purpose as a guiding force, GSD&M builds brands with an integrated creative and media approach. GSD&M is part of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMC). For more information, go to GSDM.com.

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