Daniel S. Levin

Campbell Steps In

Bruce Campbell will join Ketchum/S.F. next week in a move that displaces Millie Olson as the S.F. agency’s top creative.Campbell, a founding member of Hal Riney & Partners who held […]

Sutter Home Takes TV Taste Test

SAN FRANCISCO – Sutter Home Winery is launching its first test-market TV campaign to see if television advertising can ferment its market share.With the exception of the dominant E. & […]

McCann/S.F. Ready to Reengineer

SAN FRANCISCO – The loss last week of the National Dairy Board account will likely accelerate changes at McCann-Erickson as evp/gm Ron Benza looks at how best to reshape the […]


The departure of president Tony Houghton from S.F. shop Hal Riney & Partners last week appears to have put the reins back into the hands of its mercurial founder, leaving […]

Winkler McManus Taps Weber-Fritz

SAN FRANCISCO – In a move to bolster its creative team and expand its reputation beyond business-to-business advertising, Winkler McManus has hired Laurie Weber-Fritz as associate creative director.Weber-Fritz comes to […]

EvansGroup Hangs Onto Orchard

SAN FRANCISCO – In a crucial victory for EvansGroup here, the agency has defended its hold on its key account, Orchard Supply Hardware.The estimated $6.5-million account had been the anchor […]

Sun Microsystems Beams Message at Business Managers

SAN FRANCISCO – Sun Microsystems Computer Corp. may finally begin to shine its message on a business audience.Having built its reputation on powerful workstations for engineers, Sun is now attempting […]

BBDO in Pink With Access Health Win

SAN FRANCISCO – In its first significant new business with since its merger in January with TFB, BBDO has captured the $3-million Access Health Marketing account.The Sacramento, Calif.-based Access, which […]

HMO Merger likely To Affect Hal Riney And Lord, Dentsu

LOS ANGELES – The proposed merger of Health Net Inc. and QualMed Inc. will likely be a booster shot for Lord, Dentsu & Partners here and a bitter pill for […]


Just days after the paperwork was completed on EvansGroup’s acquisition of the DDB Needham office in San Francisco, Orchard Supply Hardware, the estimated $6.5-million account that served to anchor the […]