Mr. O'Donnell has served as executive VP-global business director at JWT, VP-account managing director at Young & Rubicam, senior VP-management supervisor at Lowe and Partners and account director at Euro RSCG/MVBMS. At his new post, he will manage the Portland, Maine agency's TD Banknorth business and oversee business development--working closely with VIA CEO and founder, John Coleman.
"Dan is a tremendous addition to VIA," Mr. Coleman said in a statement. "He joins us at a critical time in our growth and development as a higher-profile player at the national level. Our clients and all of the VIA's associates will benefit from the unique and powerful skill set that Dan brings with him. Dan's strong agency experience will be exteremely valuable as VIA continues to grow and extend our client list. I am very pleased that we were able to lure him from New York City."