LBi Strengthens Atlanta Offerings

New promotions and additions bring continued strength to Client Services, Strategy and Planning, Technology, and Creative

Dec 02, 2010, 14:43 ET from LBi

ATLANTA, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- LBi, the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency, is pleased to announce two significant promotions for the Atlanta office. Jennifer Hill, formally Senior Account Director, will now serve as Client Partner, Director of Client Services. In addition, Michael Nurse, previously Customer Strategist, has been elevated to Director of Strategy. Both come as a result of continued success, new business, and current client growth.

"I am thrilled about my new role," said Jennifer Hill.  "LBi Atlanta has a strong history of delivering innovative digital solutions for an elite clientele. I look forward to playing a larger role in building these relationships and in shaping a collaborative environment where clients can achieve their digital objectives in creative and market-defining ways."

Jennifer has made a career presenting brands in the digital space. Before joining LBi as a Senior Account Director in 2009, she was the Atlanta Director of Interactive Solutions at Javelin, a full-service CRM agency. With over 12 years in the industry, Jennifer has worked with clients including AT&T, The Ad Council, Saks Incorporated, SunTrust and Verizon Wireless. She currently supports all LBi Atlanta clients including ING, TheLadders, Pebble Beach, Roche and Bayer CropScience.

"I'm very excited by the opportunity to grow the Strategy and Media teams in Atlanta." said Michael Nurse, "We will continue driving a rigorous strategic approach that results in new thinking and creative ideas for our clients."

Michael has over 10 years of experience helping leading brands leverage digital to develop engaging customer experiences that drive business value. Prior to LBi, Michael worked with Think Interactive, and Carlson Marketing Group where he has developed solutions for brands like Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, TD Bank, and GoldPoints Rewards. His focus continues to be on creating and optimizing digital channel strategy that incorporates websites, social media, CRM, and loyalty programs.

"We are delighted to have both Jennifer and Michael assume higher management roles," said Lisa Harper, Managing Director of LBi Atlanta. "Jennifer's incredible knowledge and track record in connecting brands with customers continues to add to our company's strength. Michael is a key player and truly an expert in the field; we are excited for his new responsibilities and are thrilled to have his continued loyalty."

In the ongoing development of expertise across verticals and the growth of its full service offering, LBi is also proud to announce seven recent additions to its Atlanta office:

Bharat Lalwani, Senior SharePoint Developer

Jon Mittelbronn, Flash/Front End Developer

Stephen Redeker, Front End Developer

Michael White, Art Director

Kevin Blackwell, Associate Creative Director

Sarah Sadd, Account Manager

Chelsea Marcinko Webster, Account Coordinator

LBi Atlanta has always been dedicated to its focus on strategy, innovation, analytics and flawless execution across design, technology, and marketing. These new additions and promotions help in the continued advancement within these ideals.

About LBi

LBi is the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency, blending insight, creativity and expertise to solve business problems. The largest genuinely full service agency of its kind, LBi provides the full range of capabilities, including digital strategy, branded content, service design, media, CRM, technology, managed hosting and support services. LBi recently merged with Bigmouthmedia, the largest search engine marketing specialist in Europe. Combining LBi's best in class services with Bigmouthmedia's leading search engine marketing, LBi is now positioned to meet the growing customer demand for one agency to provide all of these services across geographies. The company now employs over 1,800 professionals located primarily in the major European, American and Asian business centers such as Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Brussels, London, Milan, Mumbai, New York, Paris and Stockholm. LBi is listed on NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam (symbol: LBI).