NEW YORK and TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- North 6th Agency (N6A), an award-winning communications and social media agency based in New York City and Toronto, today announced that it has hired Adam North as Senior Vice President of Global Sales.
North will report directly to N6A CEO Matt Rizzetta. He will oversee sales and business development, enterprise sales efforts, partnership strategies, lead generation and demand generation channel strategies, CRM and marketing automation infrastructure, and other core leadership functions to support sales efforts across N6A's New York and Toronto offices, as well as its global client reach.
North comes to N6A after spending the past 25 years at News America Marketing (News America), a subsidiary of News Corp. Most recently, North was the Senior Vice President of News America's largest region in New York and Canada with annual billings in excess of $150 million, and oversaw a sales staff of 50 employees.
From 2004 to 2008 North served as the Senior Vice President of News America's Canadian subsidiary News Marketing Canada where he was based in Toronto. Under his leadership, News Marketing Canada grew revenues from $45 million to $65 million and increased operating profit each year. North reported directly to the CEO of News America, and developed top relationships at key accounts including Conagra, General Mills, L'Oreal, Nestle, P&G and Reckitt Benckiser.
"Adam's track record of growth, leadership and success selling to the world's leading brands speaks for itself," said Matt Rizzetta, CEO of N6A. "His knowledge, perspective and experience will play a crucial role as we elevate N6A to the next level. Throughout the process of getting to know Adam, it quickly became evident why he is so well regarded for his integrity, work ethic and winning ways."
North started his career as an Account Coordinator in News America's New York office, and has held management positions at other News America offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston. He was named both Salesperson of the Year and Group Sales Manager of the Year during his tenure at News America.
"Having spent my entire career at a global corporation, I was inspired by N6A's culture, energy and the opportunity to be a part of building something unique," said Adam North, Senior Vice President of Global Sales for N6A. "I'm excited to be on this journey with N6A and to help expand N6A's sales and partnership footprint on a global level."
N6A's "Compete and Care" culture and "Embrace the Pace" atmosphere have been lauded as one of the most rewarding, collaborative and unique in the agency world by Forbes, Monster.com, New York Post, Chief Learning Office Magazine, Entrepreneur, and others. N6A was named a finalist for Digiday's Most Innovative Culture Award, and as one of the 50 Most Powerful Agencies by the New York Observer.
ABOUT NORTH 6TH AGENCY, INC. (N6A):
North 6th Agency, Inc. (N6A) is an award-winning brand communications and social media agency based in the heart of SoHo in New York City and Toronto's financial district.
N6A's client roster includes emerging, mid-sized and enterprise brands from more than 30 industries. N6A has been awarded several prestigious industry recognitions, including ranking in the Top 50 in more industry categories than any agency in the United States, the #1 Fastest-Growing Firm ranking in O'Dwyer's in 2016, NY Observer Power Agency List, Digiday "Most Innovative Culture" Award finalist, and has been selected as one of the "coolest spaces at the hottest PR firms" by the New York Observer.
N6A's "Compete and Care" culture and "Embrace the Pace" atmosphere have been lauded as one of the most rewarding, collaborative and unique to the agency world by Forbes, Monster.com, New York Post, Chief Learning Office Magazine, Entrepreneur, and others. For more information on N6A, visit www.n6a.com, and for more information on N6A's "Compete and Care" culture and perks, visit www.competeandcare.com.
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