New York Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated and L'Oreal USA host a promotion of Polo Sport Fragrances. (From l.) Grayle Howlett, associate publisher-advertising, Sports Illustrated; Michael Strahan, defensive end, New York Giants; Jack Wiswall, president-designer fragrances, L'Oreal USA; Ed Fox, assistant VP-U.S. marketing, Ralph Lauren Fragrances; Andy Hersam, New York advertising director, Sports Illustrated.
Kennebunkport, Maine National Football League expansion team the Houston Texans taps former President George Bush for a campaign from Houston agency Rives Carlberg. (From l.) Rochelle Mintz, account supervisor, Rives Carlberg; President Bush; Kim Babiak, director of marketing, Houston Texans; Brian Leubecker, art director, Rives Carlberg.
Los Angeles The Advertising Club of Los Angeles, the Magazine Representatives Association and Time Inc. hold a reception, titled "50 Years of Genius," in honor of industry veteran John Marin. (From l.) Scott Gilbert, CEO, Publicis Groupe's Saatchi & Saatchi, Torrance, Calif.; Gerald Levin, CEO, AOL Time Warner; Mr. Marin, senior adviser, Time Inc.; Jack Collins, VP-product planning, Nissan North America.
Los Angeles Reader's Digest hosts a party to officially welcome its West Coast editor. (From l.) Howard Bingham, Muhammad Ali biographer and Reader's Digest contributor; Meg Grant, West Coast editor, Reader's Digest; Warren Cowan, publicist, principal, Cowan & Associates.
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