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Forty is by no means the finish line. In the marketing world and elsewhere, age 40 traditionally meant people had pretty much settled into a career path. But in 2006, many are still destined for major course corrections. People are staying in college longer, and then their career tracks can be anything but linear.
This section is Advertising Age's peek at thoseyouthful stars who are leading the change in marketing. Examples range from 31-year-old Ronn Torossian, whose 5W Public Relations handles clients ranging from McDonald's to Lil' Kim, to Doug Johns, the 33-year-old former Air Force captain who's now got in his sights "The Chunky Guy" for Campbell Soup Co.
There are still many dreams to chase and opportunities to set the marketing world on fire.