SAN FRANCISCO (AdAge.com) -- Veteran San Francisco advertising executive John Geoghegan takes over as president of Interpublic Group of Cos.' Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos, San Francisco, at the end of the month.
Mr. Geoghegan, 44, succeeds Nancy Hill, who this summer moved to Hill Holliday's New York office as a managing partner and head of the agency's Verizon account for the Northeast region.
Wrote book on fatherhood
Mr. Geoghegan was
general manager of WPP's J. Walter Thompson, San Francisco, during a time when the office had among its clients the $150 million Sprint account. He later became CEO of CareGuide.com, which provided information about care for children and elders. Recently, he completed a book about fatherhood.
At Hill Holliday, Mr. Geoghegan will take over a 70 employee shop with clients including high tech marketers Veritas and Quantum, Red Roof Inns and the Beringer winery. He is expected to focus his efforts initially on new business.