Hill Holliday's New CEO Discusses Influences

Karen Kaplan embodies agency longevity

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If there were an award for longevity at a single agency, Hill Holliday’s new CEO probably would win it. Karen Kaplan, named today to succeed Mike Sheehan as the top executive at the agency, joined Hill Holliday as a receptionist in 1982. Back then, the shop had 125 employees at a single office in Boston; today, the agency employs 950 staffers at offices in Boston, New York and Greenville, S.C.

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