March 20, 1999 |
Lee Clow has been named chairman and chief creative officer of TBWA Worldwide. Clow, 55, previously had been chairman and chief creative officer of TBWA/Chiat/Day in Los Angeles. "Lee's appointment to chairman is in recognition of his leadership abilities and his skill and creativity in constructing business and brand-building solutions," said John Wren, president and chief executive of Omnicon Group Inc., TBWA Worldwide's New York-based parent.
August 11, 1987
Jay Chiat, 55, chairman and chief executive. He started the agency in 1968 with Guy Day, who has retired. Lee Clow, 44, president and executive creative director. Has been at Chiat/Day since 1973. Created the "I Love L.A." campaign for Nike and the "California Cooler" campaign. Fred Goldberg, 46, executive vice president and chief operating officer. Worked for Young & Rubicam in New York and Los Angeles for 17 years before joining the agency in 1981.
September 1, 1995 |
New York advertising agency Omnicom said Thursday that it has completed the previously announced merger of Los Angeles-based Chiat/Day into the Omnicom unit TBWA of New York. As expected, Bill Tragos, chairman and chief executive of TBWA, was named chairman and chief executive of the merged agency.
January 14, 1999 |
Advertiser: American Express Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, New York Challenge: Give American Express' green card a desirous quality to help it compete with the more widely used Visa card. The Ads: Billboards in Los Angeles and New York show famous--and a few not so famous--individuals and the year they got an American Express card against the background of a green American Express card.
September 28, 1990 |
Chiat/Day/Mojo, the Venice agency whose New York office is already down on its luck, got another kick in the teeth Thursday. Its mercurial but highly talented East Coast creative chief abruptly left to start his own agency. Tom McElligott, who created the current black-and-white ads for Calvin Klein's Obsession, which feature an off-camera narrator reciting literary passages and actors from TV's "Twin Peaks," will become chairman of a new Minneapolis agency, McElligott Wright Morrison White.
May 25, 2001 |
Bigger than life in real life, a massive Shaquille O'Neal is being painted on the side of downtown's Hotel Figueroa beside similarly sized portraits of Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. As part of Apple computer's "Think different" advertising campaign, the images capture the Laker centers' signature moves--Chamberlain's finger roll, Abdul-Jabbar's sky hook and O'Neal's two-handed dunk.
June 4, 1986 |
The Los Angeles-based Chiat/Day advertising agency--which rocketed to national fame by creating some of the most unorthodox and alluring commercials in recent memory--has lost its second major advertising account in less than a month. Nike Inc., the Beaverton, Ore.-based maker of athletic shoes and apparel, announced Tuesday that it was dropping Chiat/Day and consolidating its estimated $10 million worth of advertising with the Weiden/Kennedy agency of Portland, Ore.
December 24, 2002 |
Basketball star Michael Jordan resigned Monday as a director of Oakley Inc., the maker of avant-garde sunglasses that's having its own troubles getting the ball through the hoop. Jordan, who endorses Oakley's eyewear, said he quit because of demands on his time and his desire to help Oakley increase the independence of its six-member board, as proposed by new government and market regulations.
January 26, 1988 |
Move over, "New!" Take a break, "Improved. " Perhaps the most popular catch word being slapped on many food packages these days is "microwaveable." Microwave ovens began showing up in American households in the late 1960s, and the first food products aimed directly at the time-saving appliance popped up a decade later. But with 60% to 70% of American households now having a microwave, food companies are unleashing a horde of microwave-only products.