ALLEN & GERRITSEN APPOINTS MEGAN O’CONNELL SENIOR ART DIRECTOR AND LIZ PAQUETTE MARKETING MANAGER
Watertown, MA (May 15, 2012) undefined Allen & Gerritsen (a&g), recently ranked number one in the United States by Advertising Age as “Best Place to Work in Marketing & Media” for the second consecutive year, announced today the appointments of Megan O’Connell as Senior Art Director and Liz Paquette as Marketing Manager.
Megan O’Connell joins a&g’s creative team from Arnold Worldwide, where she was a Senior Art Director on the Progressive Auto Insurance and Panasonic accounts. Prior to Arnold, she spent six years at Hill Holiday, where she worked on a range of client businesses, including Dunkin’ Donuts, Rockport and Liberty Mutual. At a&g, O’Connell will leverage her skills as a designer to unify the visual elements of creative projects across multiple accounts. O’Connell will report to Doug Gould, Creative Director.
Liz Paquette joins a&g from White Rhino, where she held an Account Manager position on the SAP account. Prior to her experience at White Rhino, she held internships at Hasbro, Lego Systems and Arnold Worldwide. As a part of the marketing team, Paquette will support the Raymond Corporation (A Division of Toyota) account in addition to identifying new business opportunities. She will report to Vice President of Marketing, Scott Barclay.
“As a&g continues to grow, we have an opportunity to invest in top notch professionals to build on our momentum,” said Andrew Graff, Chief Executive Officer. “O’Connell’s artistic vision and Paquette’s relationship management will help us to amplify what's next for our agency."
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About Allen & Gerritsen
Allen & Gerritsen (a&g) is a 27-year-old advertising agency with an entrepreneurial spirit. Always focused on what’s next, we view the agency as a lab, incubating ideas to build business (including our own media channels like #Techi). a&g has been ranked number one by Advertising Age as “Best Place to Work in Marketing & Media” in the US for two consecutive years (2011-2012) and named a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts by both the Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal. Our client roster is comprised of a mix of consumer and BtoB brands, including: The Boston Celtics, Boston Interiors, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, City Year, Comcast, D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches, Hannaford Supermarkets, MFS Investment Management, Museum of Science, Boston, Ninety Nine Restaurants, Papa Gino’s, Bank Rhode Island, WBUR, Partnership for a Drug Free America, Raymond Corporation (a division of Toyota Industries Corporation), Toy State, Waters Corporation and Zildjian.
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