Partnership Ranks Grow at KB+P

NEW YORK Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners has named three new partners within the KB+P companies. Joe Doucet, head of design, is now a partner at KB+P New York, and Debby Chow and Mark Fithian assume partnerships at interactive unit Dotglu.

Doucet, 34, joined the advertising unit in April 2002. Leading the design group, he is responsible for guiding all design-related projects including corporate identity, environmental work, packaging and collateral materials for a wide range of clients.

Prior to joining KB+P, Doucet worked at the Arnell Group and the Valentine Group, both in New York, and had established his own design firm, DoucetDesign. He is also the founder and head designer for Intoto, a furniture, accessories and interior-design manufacturer. Doucet will continue to report to Rob Feakins, vice chairman, executive creative director at KB+P.

Chow, 47, vice president, direct marketing, joined Dotglu in March 2003. She oversees all customer relationship marketing efforts across the agency, including clients such as Citi/AAdvantage, Edward Jones, NetJets and Verizon Information Services. Prior to Dotglu, Chow worked at Ogilvy & Mather Direct and Wunderman Worldwide.

Fithian, 34, vice president, group account director, joined Dotglu in July 2002 to oversee the interactive services practice. He is responsible for strategic integration, promotion and delivery of interactive competency across all lines of agency business. Prior to joining Dotglu, Fithian was worldwide account director for IBM at Answerthink, an interactive marketing services company. He also worked for Ammirati Puris Lintas’ APLDigital and on Motorola’s global Iridium satellite telecommunications project.

Both Chow and Fithian will continue to report to Steve Thibodeau, president of Dotglu.