Barry Holland, who was a vice president at advertising firm Transportation Displays and later at Viacom Outdoor Group, was responsible for purchasing printing services from outside vendors. He pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks from Manhattan graphics services company The Color Wheel in exchange for Transportation Displays' business.
In March, Haluk Ergulec, the founder
Mr. Holland's sentencing date was set for Oct. 22.
Separately, a federal court judge last month sentenced John Chessa, former co-owner of a Manhattan printing brokerage company, to 15 months in prison for his participation in schemes to defraud clients of Grey Global Group ad agency Grey Worlwide.
Mr. Chessa last October pleaded guilty to inflating invoices issued by his company to Grey from 1991 to mid-2000. According to court papers, the inflated invoices were passed on to Grey's clients for payment. Mr. Chessa also pleaded guilty to paying kickbacks to a former vice president and manager of graphic services at Grey, Joseph Panaccione, from November 1999 to December 2000.