Fahlgren Mortine Adds Chief Creative Officer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (December 11, 2012) – Fahlgren Mortine is pleased to announce that Dave Bowers has joined its team in Columbus, in the newly created role of Chief Creative Officer.
Bowers will oversee Fahlgren Mortine’s award-winning creative services product and will be responsible for creative direction and oversight of all creative capabilities. He will also play a key role in enhancing the agency’s total service offering, including expanding strategic, digital and creative capabilities.
Bowers joins Fahlgren Mortine from GSW Worldwide, where he served a variety of executive roles since 2001, including Chief Creative Officer and Chief Operating Officer. He is an international award-winning director who has delivered diverse creative executions across all forms of media and multiple categories for numerous notable brands, including Sealy, Frigidaire, Eli Lilly and Company, Pfizer and Cameron Mitchell Restaurants.
“Dave’s more than 20 years of experience with all forms of media make him a powerful force for the strategic growth of the agency,” said Neil Mortine, president and CEO of Fahlgren Mortine. “Throughout his career, he has fostered a collaborative creative environment that attracted diverse talent; driven innovative business development practices; challenged conventional thinking; and implemented the adoption of emerging trends. We believe his expertise will strengthen our creative product, especially in the digital space, and benefit client relationships, as well.”
Bowers holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising and marketing communications from Pensacola Christian College.
About Fahlgren Mortine
Columbus, Ohio-based Fahlgren Mortine, a Holmes Report 2013 Small Agency of the Year finalist, Bulldog Reporter Small Agency of the Year in 2011 and Mid-Size Agency of the Year in 2012, and a PRWeek 2012 Small Agency of the Year finalist, is one of the nation's largest independent marketing and communications agencies with 2012 revenue of approximately $23 million and locations in Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton, Cincinnati and Toledo, Ohio; Parkersburg and Charleston, W. Va.; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and Denver, Colo. Fahlgren Mortine provides a full-service offering to clients in 29 states from California to Connecticut, with industry specializations in automotive, business-to-business, consumer packaged goods, education, financial services, healthcare, retail, technology, and tourism and economic development. Capabilities include social media, digital services, advertising, public relations, research, branding, media planning/buying, creative and design. For more information, please visit www.fahlgrenmortine.com.
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