John Condon On The Spot

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Leo Burnett’s new U.S. chief creative officer John Condon admits he was totally unprepared for an advertising career. A liberal studies graduate from Notre Dame, he only had a couple years of bartending experience—and no book to speak of—under his belt before trying to land a job at Burnett. Nevertheless, Condon was hired as a copywriter in 1986 and has spent his entire career at the agency.

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