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John D. Hayes

American Express

Ad budget: $250 million

Agency roster: Ogilvy & Mather; Young & Rubicam; Wunderman Cato Johnson.

Career: A longtime ad agency executive, Mr. Hayes joined American Express last year. Prior to that he was president of Lowe & Partners/SMS, New York; previously he served in various executive capacities at Saatchi & Saatchi Compton; Ammirati & Puris; Geer DuBois; and Scali, McCabe, Sloves. He began his career at Foote, Cone & Belding, Los Angeles, in 1976, where he was a media supervisor.

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