Draftfcb Adds New Strength in San Francisco

Notable New Business Sage Brooks Day to Accelerate Agency’s Continued Growth

San Francisco – February 6, 2013 –  In a step designed to further accelerate its West Coast operations, Draftfcb today announced that Brooks Day has joined the agency’s San Francisco office as vice president of business development.  Reporting to both Dominic Whittles, president of Draftfcb in San Francisco and Peter Drakoulias, Global Chief of Staff, Day is charged with strengthening and broadening the office’s new business reach and activities.

A well-known, long-time resident of the Bay area, Day’s career includes successful top-level business development posts at Seismicom, Clikthrough and Razorfish. He joins Draftfcb from Razorfish, where he led the revenue growth of the San Francisco, Portland and Seattle offices. During his tenure, Day established a new-business process for the firm while prospecting, pitching and signing 10 Fortune 500 companies to the roster.

“Knowing the contribution he is capable of making, we are doubly pleased to have Brooks on our team,” said Whittles. “He comes with an awesome track record that’s earned him accolades on several fronts. He has national and international experience and has enjoyed success in the automotive, financial, food, gaming and mobile categories.  This venerable ad man has heart, and that’s a winning combination.”

Said Drakoulias, “Finding a talented business development executive is no different than finding a talented creative—you know when you know.  We couldn’t be any more excited to have Brooks on the team.”

Day said he’s enjoyed watching Draftfcb’s trajectory and is thrilled to join the organization. “The agency’s innovative, creative, award-winning efforts for clients make it easy to predict that more success is on the horizon,” said Day. “In the ad world we all know the horizon is riddled with new challenges and opportunities and I’m committed to helping Draftfcb earn and capture those opportunities for prospective and existing clients.”

Day is a graduate of John Cabot University in Rome, Italy, and also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial & Organizational Psychology and Business Administration from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego.

About Draftfcb With an equal focus on creativity and accountability, Draftfcb is committed to producing brilliant ideas that change consumer behavior. As a global, fully integrated marketing communications agency operating against a single P&L, Draftfcb provides clients with highly collaborative, channel-neutral thinking that delivers engagement and, most importantly, action. With nearly 140 years of combined expertise, Draftfcb has roots in both consumer advertising and behavioral, data-driven direct marketing. The agency’s corporate leadership team includes Howard Draft, executive chairman; Laurence Boschetto, CEO and president; Jonathan Harries, vice chairman emeritus and executive advisor, global creative; and Neil Miller, chief operating officer. The Draftfcb network spans 150 offices in 90 countries and employs nearly 9,000 people. The agency is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG). For more information, visit www.draftfcb.com.