FCB names worldwide director for AT&T account

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Foote, Cone & Belding named Elizabeth Shanklin exec VP-worldwide account director on its AT&T Corp. account, from senior VP-group account director, Foote, Cone & Belding, Chicago. As AT&T account chief, she succeeds FCB, New York, Chairman Charlie Taney and reports to FCB, New York, President Jeff Tarakajian. Ms. Shanklin joined FCB parent True North Communications two years ago as managing director of Modem Media-Poppe Tyson, Chicago.

Prior to that, she had been an executive at J. Walter Thompson USA, Chicago, where she had been worldwide account director on such accounts as Motorola Cellular, Nortel, McDonnell Douglas and Merck Pharmaceuticals.

Copyright March 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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