C-K’s Clausen Joins StarLink

NEW YORK Greg Clausen was named managing director of StarLink, a full-service unit of Starcom MediaVest Group, which works with clients such as Suzuki, Caterpillar, E*Trade Financial and Virgin Mobile.

Clausen, 42, joins StarLink from Cramer-Krasselt in Chicago, where he has served as executive vice president, director of media since 2002. Overall, he has 20 years of experience in the media planning, research and agency management business. Prior to joining C-K, Clausen managed the Procter & Gamble, Ralston Purina and Adolph Coors Co. media accounts at Chicago’s Euro RSCG Tatham Partners.

Clausen is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies’ Media Policy Committee.

“Greg’s extensive experience with a wide range of clients, paired with his management abilities, makes him a perfect fit for StarLink,” said Ken Zasky, StarLink president, to whom Clausen will report. “His proven track record in new business and his reputation as a leader in the media community will prove to be a great asset in taking the StarLink operation to the next level.”