Top L.A.-Based Agency Names Marketing Strategist Greg Ahearn
Co-President and COO
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Davis Elen, one of the largest independently owned advertising agencies
on the West Coast, today announced the appointment of Greg Ahearn,
former Head of Marketing Strategy and Creative for Uber North America,
to the post of Co-President and Chief Operating Officer. The agency also
announced that Chief Creative Officer David Moranville will partner with
Ahearn as Co-President.
In making the announcement, Mark Davis, Chairman and CEO, said: “We’re
excited to have Greg join the Davis Elen family. He is a global
marketing executive with a proven track record of success at both
Fortune 500 and start-up companies. This is truly a moment of evolution
for us and I am confident that the David-Greg combination will power us
forward both strategically and creatively to better serve both our
current clients as well as drive our new business efforts.”
In his new role, Ahearn will be responsible for business development,
account services, media, data science and strategic planning. Moranville
will lead the agency’s creative, production and social media teams.
“I am thrilled to join the incredibly talented and diverse team at Davis
Elen and to partner with David to deliver a breakthrough combination of
strategic thinking and creative execution that will help write the next
chapter in an agency with such a storied history,” said Ahearn.
In addition to his position at Uber, Ahearn also served as Chief
Marketing Officer at Leapfrog and Chief Marketing Officer / Head of
Global e-Commerce at Toys “R” Us.
“I’m looking forward to collaborating with Greg and creating a dynamic
new synchronicity to all our client services,” said new agency
Co-President and CCO Moranville. “It’s critical to continually innovate
both strategically and creatively and this new leadership structure will
up our game.”
ABOUT DAVIS ELEN
Davis Elen is a full-service, independently owned advertising agency
with $300 million in billings. Headquartered in downtown Los Angeles, DE
also has six satellite offices across the country. Since its inception
in 1948, the agency has focused on creating impactful work for a
prestigious roster of clients that includes Toyota, McDonald’s,
GreatCall and OneWest Bank.
For more information, visit www.daviselen.com.
For Davis Elen
Sara Rosales, 310-413-2413