FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmerman Advertising has engaged T. Scott King to serve on its Board of Advisors. With more than 30 years of experience in turning around companies and re-activating consumer brands as a CEO, Division President and Senior Managing Director of both public and private companies, T. Scott King will focus on crafting and executing upon long-term business initiatives for Zimmerman clients.
"In our business, there is nothing more powerful than knowledge and expertise. It solves problems. It creates growth. And nobody understands growth at the speed the retail sector demands as well as Scott," says Michael Goldberg, Chief Executive Officer of Zimmerman Advertising.
Mr. King has demonstrated a relentless commitment to business growth and improvement throughout his career. He spent 20 years at the Sherwin Williams Company, where as President of the Consumer Brands Division, he built the Dutch Boy brand to the number one DIY brand in the industry, introduced Ralph Lauren and Martha Stewart paint lines, and grew the revenue of the company from $350 million to $1 billion in six years. In more than a decade with Sun Capital, he helped navigate brands such as The Limited, Shopko, Gordmans, Friendly's, Marsh Supermarkets, VPS Convenience Stores, Bruegger's Bagels, Fazoli's and Jiffy Lube stores.
"I've seen the impact Zimmerman can have firsthand as an investor in businesses they've helped build. They operate with the speed and agility the PE world expects and I am thrilled to provide guidance and serve as a coach to such a great team," says T. Scott King.
"I've been a fan of T. Scott King's as a partner, a client and a friend. He is a proven investor who has had the responsibility to build businesses from many more perspectives than just marketing. We are investing in him so that our clients can benefit from the return," says Jordan Zimmerman, Founder and Chairman of Zimmerman Advertising.
About Zimmerman Advertising
Zimmerman Advertising, an Omnicom Group company, is the leading integrated, retail agency in the country. Zimmerman's clients represent some of the most prominent retail brands in the country, including hhgregg, Nissan, Party City, Dunkin' Donuts, Tire Kingdom, AutoNation, Advance America, Five Below, Smokey Bones, Modell's and Michaels. Headquartered in South Florida, the agency has retail service offices throughout the country, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, and Nashville. For information on the agency, visit http://www.zadv.com.
About Omnicom Group
Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.
SOURCE Zimmerman Advertising