bpg Boosts Top Interactive Executive to COO Role

Award-Winning Advertising Agency Elevates Andy Robbins to Chief Operating Officer

Jun 02, 2010, 12:30 ET from bpg

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- bpg, an award-winning creative advertising agency, has promoted Andy Robbins to the newly created role of chief operating officer.  Robbins, who already holds the position of executive vice president of interactive, will continue to report to bpg president Steph Sebbag.

bpg is known for developing creative, conceptual, and visually arresting campaigns that contribute to clients' big picture goals.  The agency works with the biggest names in entertainment media and was recently nominated for 47 PromaxBDA Awards, which honor the industry's best entertainment marketing creative.  Among the campaigns that have been nominated are the "2009 US Open" campaign for Tennis Channel, "Caprica" and "Alice" for SyFy, "Dexter's Follow the Code" for Showtime, "The Train" for MovieTickets.com, "Big Love Obsessed" for HBO, "Top Chef" and "Make Me A Supermodel" for Bravo and several others.  

In his new role as COO, Andy Robbins will be tasked with running the day-to-day operations of bpg, and he will spearhead development, design and improvement of all systems within the company while contributing to the agency's expansion.  Robbins will continue to lead bpg's rapidly growing interactive department, whose creative work includes mobile and social apps, websites, games and ad campaigns.

Prior to bpg, Robbins served as head of theatrical marketing for Palm Pictures.  He also served as senior vice president of marketing and new media at Miramax, where he was instrumental in the creation and leadership of the studio's innovative new media division.

"Andy has a valuable and rare mix of creative vision and strong leadership ability that makes him a natural for the role of COO," said Sebbag.  "He is a crucial member of the bpg team whose advancement underscores our continued commitment to serving all of our clients' multiplatform marketing and advertising needs."

About bpg

bpg (http://www.bpgadvertising.com/) is a full service, award-winning creative advertising agency for the entertainment industry.  Through print, online and broadcast media, bpg conceptualizes clean, cutting edge and comprehensive campaigns, with big picture thinking.  bpg has been nominated and has won dozens of industry awards recognizing its work in various media, including PromaxBDA Awards, Graphis Awards, Davey Awards, Golden Trailer Awards, Key Art Awards, and Telly Awards. The agency was established in 2005 by Steph Sebbag.  Clients include Bravo, History, Syfy, NFL Network, Oxygen, Spike, Warner Bros, Paramount, Miramax and MovieTickets.com.