Rogers And Cowan Solidifies Existing Leadership Team With Round Of Executive Announcements

Industry Stalwarts Alan Nierob And Fran Curtis Upped To Co-Presidents of Entertainment Worldwide

Richard Davis Named COO and CFO

Dec 01, 2015, 14:46 ET from Rogers & Cowan

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogers & Cowan, a leading public relations and marketing communications agency, has named entertainment industry veterans Alan Nierob and Fran Curtis Co-Presidents of Entertainment Worldwide.  In addition, Richard Davis has been named Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.  The naming of Nierob and Curtis as Co-Presidents will mark the first time the company has had an executive in the President role since co-founder Warren Cowan was named President in 1950.

Commented Paul Bloch, Chairman of Rogers & Cowan, "Alan and Fran are essential parts of the Rogers & Cowan family, and have always put forth an unparalleled level of energy and expertise in all areas of our business on behalf of our clients and our company.  Coupled with Rich's operational and financial acumen, we feel that we have an executive leadership team in place which will allow Rogers & Cowan to build on our longstanding position in the industry as the premiere entertainment public relations firm, and continue to provide our clients with innovative, forward thinking ideas and services."

Having started his career at Rogers & Cowan as an intern, Alan Nierob rose to the position of Executive Vice President representing some of the most renowned actors, producers, directors and athletes in their respective fields.  His expertise in the spearheading of awards campaigns has resulted in multiple Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for his clients and their projects.  In addition, Nierob has represented numerous celebrity authored best-selling books, and developed marketing strategies for celebrity supported sponsorships.

As Executive Vice President, Fran Curtis has been instrumental in providing strategic counsel to some of the music industry's most iconic performers.  In addition to her personal representation of talent, Curtis has led worldwide public relations efforts for numerous world tours and album, television and documentary releases.  She has also developed and executed impactful public relations campaigns for major brands, often bringing them her expertise in the celebrity and event sector.

As Western region Chief Financial Officer at CMG, Richard Davis over saw the financial affairs for some of its  holdings including Rogers & Cowan, Dailey, Weber Shandwick (Western Region), Current, and the Axis Agency.  Davis was instrumental in launching The Axis agency, a Multicultural firm; and Current, a Consumer and Lifestyle firm.  In his new role as COO, Davis will focus primarily on Rogers & Cowan and Dailey. Prior to joining CMG in 1998, Davis was Budget Manager, Vice President and Controller of BSMG.

For more information, contact:
Arnold Robinson/Paul Bloch
Rogers & Cowan

About Rogers & Cowan:
Rogers & Cowan is a leading entertainment PR and marketing communications agency connecting brands with the media, consumers and influencers that matter. R&C offers an insider's "POV" in creating distinctive integrated marketing campaigns that leverage the powerful marketing influences of the entertainment industry to drive strategic positioning, build brand awareness, increase consumer engagement, activate online communities and support product launches. The agency works with a diverse roster of clients ranging from A-list celebrities to content creators to consumer technology companies to construct traditional and social media campaigns that support brand initiatives and resonate with target audiences.


Clients, over the years, of newly named Co-Presidents of Entertainment Worldwide

Alan Nierob and Fran Curtis have included:

Alan Nierob:

John Boyega 

Ali MacGraw

Jeff Daniels 

Liam Neeson

Laurence Fishburne

Marie Osmond

Jamie Foxx  

Chris Pratt

Richard Gere 

Garry Shandling

Mel Gibson  

Sullivan Stapleton

Dwight Howard 

Taylor Lautner

Caitlyn Jenner

Vince Vaughn

Judith Light 

Robert Wagner

Rob Lowe 

Denzel Washington

Fran Curtis:

The Rolling Stones 

Elton John

Andrea Bocelli

Chelsea Handler

Susan Lucci 

Sylvia Day




Smashing Pumpkins

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Songwriters Hall of Fame

Elton John AIDS Foundation's annual Enduring Vision Benefit & Oscar Party

AEG Concerts (Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour/The Kanye West Yeezus Tour)

Live Nation Concerts and Events (Queen and Adam Lambert/Music Midtown Festival/National Concert Day)

Southwest Airlines/Imagine Dragons Tour

Living Social 


MAC Presents

Rocket Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony for Kohl's


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