MediaVest Hands out Senior Titles to Four

Chait, Maidman, Sauvagnargues and Windover Promoted

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Norm Chait, Ian Maidman, Vincent Sauvagnargues and Caleb Windover all received promotions from VP to senior VP yesterday at MediaVest. The promotions came at the end of a second-quarter review.
Norm Chait has been promoted to senior VP-director of out-of-home activation and investment at MediaVest.
Norm Chait has been promoted to senior VP-director of out-of-home activation and investment at MediaVest.

Mr. Chait has been with MediaVest since 2005, working in the out-of-home department. Mr. Chait has been responsible for the outdoor strategy for several clients; one of his most recent included an advertising blitz for Westin Hotels at Grand Central Terminal in New York. It included Bluetooth panels inside trains and train cars completely wrapped on the inside to resemble rainforests, saunas and a coral reef. Mr. Chait also has worked with Activision, Coca-Cola, Continental, EarthLink, Ernst & Young, Heineken, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and UBS. His new title is senior VP-director of out-of-home activation and investment.

Mr. Maidman is now senior VP-connections director. Mr. Maidman has been with MediaVest since 2000 and has overseen media strategy for Comcast.

Large roster
Mr. Sauvagnargues has been with the company since 1997. He is now senior VP-group client director. He works with a large roster of clients including Capital One, Sunny Delight, Wal-Mart, EarthLink and Procter & Gamble. Mr. Sauvagnargues has kept abreast of global connectivity and new media and has pursued digital work for his clients.

Mr. Windover began working with MediaVest in 2001 and is now senior VP-managing director of Forty-Two Degrees, MediaVest's multicultural-marketing unit. Mr. Windover previously worked with Tapestry, the multicultural unit of Starcom MediaVest Group. His clients have included Wal-Mart, Avon and Continental.

All four will continue working with the clients they've had in the past. The promotions do not indicate new responsibilities but are given in appreciation of the work the executives have done at MediaVest and for their clients, the agency said.
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