"I firmly believe that iWeb.com's unique enabling technology and solutions will define the next generation in the Internet advertising and messaging delivery systems," says Mr. Vick. "Our continued interest in iWeb.com underscores Y&R's commitment to be in the forefront of technological change in the ad industry. We believe iWeb.com is pioneering this new medium."
Mr. Vick became chairman of Y&R Advertising in December 1999 following stints as chief operating officer of the agency in 1997 and as co-chairman since August 1999. He originally joined Y&R in 1992 as president-CEO of Landor Associates, the San Francisco-based identity consultancy and design company. Mr. Vick's 30-year career in the ad industry includes stints at Benton & Bowles, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide and Ammirati & Puris.
IWeb is a privately held Internet start-up providing enabling technologies and services for Web advertising and messaging.
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