Blattner Brunner Names New ECD

How can you keep pace with an accelerating marketing ecosystem? Join us at Brandweek Sept. 12–16 in Miami alongside leading CMOs, founders and change makers from GatoradeMarriottAlo YogaCampbell'sUncommon James and more. Book now.

Blattner Brunner’s new ecd, Bill Drake, says his job is to oversee and encourage good work for the $125 million Pittsburgh shop, not try to produce it.

“In the past, they’ve had a player/coach,” Drake said. “I’m a coach coach. I’m not going to be competing with the teams.”

Drake, 45, has filled the post left vacant in November when Rodney Underwood jumped to a chief marketing officer’s job at Logic House, a Pittsburgh-based educational-software company.

He will oversee about 20 creatives and be a member of the shop’s executive management team.

Drake most recently was a vp and group...

AW+

WORK SMARTER - LEARN, GROW AND BE INSPIRED.

Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in