Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos chief executive Jack Connors was the ad industry’s highest ranking member on Boston magazine’s just published list of the 100 most powerful Bostonians.

The monthly noted Connors’ position as chairman of the board of Partners HealthCare, the holding company that manages some of the region’s largest hospitals, in describing him as someone ‘whose power transcends his own arena.’

Connors tied for 13th place overall with Chad Gifford, chief executive of BankBoston, one of his agency’s showcase accounts. Other Connors clients on the list include Fidelity Investments chief executive Ned Johnson (first place); John Hancock chairman Stephen Brown (17th); and Gillette chief executive Alfred Zeien (19th).

Michael Bronner, chairman of direct marketing giant Bronner Slosberg Humphrey, was named to Boston’s list of the top younger-than-40 power brokers. Bronner is 38. Lance Jensen, 34, an Arnold Communications senior vice president, also placed on that list.

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