Jordan, McGrath, Case & Taylor Chairman Patrick McGrath was elected 1998-99 chairman of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, succeeding Ralph Rydholm, CEO at Euro RSCG Tatham. Elected vice chairman was Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide Chairman-CEO Shelly Lazarus. Sally Minard, partner in Lotas Minard Patton McIver, was elected secretary-treasurer. Newly elected as directors-at-large were: Ken Kaess, president-U.S. operations, DDB
Needham Worldwide; Brendan Ryan, chairman-CEO, Foote, Cone & Belding; and Christopher Jones, chairman-CEO, J. Walter Thompson Co. The elections took place at the Four A's annual meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz.
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