SOURCE: KG Partners

KG Partners

September 01, 2010 09:00 ET

KG Partners Adds Experienced National Talent in Strategic Role

Michael Graham Joins the Company as Director of Strategic Planning, Based in Ann Arbor, Mich.

PORTLAND, ME and ANN ARBOR, MI--(Marketwire - September 1, 2010) -  KG Partners, a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency, today announced that it has hired Michael Graham as director of strategic planning. In that position, he will develop and present integrated strategic solutions that result in effective marketing, advertising, interactive and media programs. Graham will be based in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Before joining KG Partners, Graham spent five years consulting for the Automotive Group at GfK Custom Research, a division of the GfK Group, one of the world's largest market research companies. In his final role at the company, director of consulting, he managed premium and luxury European and domestic automotive brand accounts including BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

Previously, he had served as senior vice president/account planning director at GlobalHue Multicultural Advertising in Detroit and several executive management roles at BBDO and BBDO Detroit. His advertising agency experience also includes account management positions at William Esty Company, J. Walter Thompson and D'Arcy-McManus & Masius.

"The challenge for many organizations these days is not lack of data, but lack of clarity and expertise in how to use that data in support of actionable business decisions," said Alex Kemp, principal, KG Partners. "Michael will bring us just that expertise -- he's an accomplished strategic and account planner, and a tremendous asset to KG Partners and our clients."

A graduate of Northern Michigan University, Graham has been recognized with seven Effie Awards from the American Marketing Association.

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