By Hallie Johnston We all know the doom-and-gloom headlines about the short lifecycle of CMOs, the squeeze on the agency business model and the continuous fragmentation in the media ecosystem. Never before in the history of marketing and advertising have clients and brands been as overwhelmed with new ways to connect with consumers. And while

Initiative Welcomes New U.S. Chief Strategy Officer

January 10, 2018 | Share this article

IPG Mediabrands culturally-driven media agency Initiative hired Pele Cortizo-Burgess as chief strategy officer for the United States, effective immediately. Cortizo-Burgess will lead a team of 20 strategists, work across Initiative’s client roster and report directly to Initiative’s U.S. CEO Amy Armstrong. “It’s rare to find a strategic talent who offers both creative chops and technical