Joined Burnett in 1978 as assistant account executive. Named exec VP-director of business development worldwide,Elected to the Board of Directors in 1996. Prior to Burnett, worked for Sami-Time, H.J. Heinz Co. and Ketchum, MacLeod & Grove.
Bob Brennan, president, Leo Burnett Worldwide
Joined Burnett in 1982 as a media buyer/planner; elected VP in 1988. In 1989, moved to media director overseeing McDonald's Corp. In 1995 became director international media. Appointed president of Starcom when it separated from Leo Burnett two years later. In March 1999, helped launch Starcom Worldwide as chief operating officer. Tapped as chief operating officer of Starcom MediaVest Group in May 2000 after merger of Starcom with MediaVest, leading new business team in winning the $2.9 billion media planning AOR for General Motors.
Brad Brinegar, president, Leo Burnett USA
Left Leo Burnett in 1998 to launch Ammirati Puris Lintas Chicago as president-CEO. Returned to Leo Burnett USA as chief operating officer in July 2000. First joined the Leo Burnett in 1979 as a trainee in the media department, transferring to client service in 1981.