SOURCE: KG Partners

December 16, 2008 12:53 ET

KG Partners Welcomes Creative Director Don Fibich

World-Class Talent to Lead Agency's Creative Efforts Across All Practices

PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwire - December 16, 2008) - KG Partners, a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency, today announced it has hired Don Fibich as creative director. In this position, he will be the driving creative force for the work KG Partners produces across all practices and for all clients. Fibich joins the company from St. John & Partners in Jacksonville, Fla., where he served as executive vice president and executive creative director.

"After an extensive national search, we found that Don is the perfect fit for our agency. His professionalism, creative style and collaborative approach to the creative process are aligned with our values and vision for the future," said Dan Ventura, principal, KG Partners. "Don will be instrumental in helping KG deliver the creative excellence that helps our clients win in the marketplace."

Fibich brings more than 18 years of experience to KG Partners. Prior to St. John & Partners, he held senior creative positions at Doner Advertising, Bozell Worldwide, Campbell-Ewald and Publicis Mid America. He has worked on highly successful campaigns for brands such as Blockbuster, Iams, Coca-Cola, NBC, Anheuser-Busch, Chevrolet, Chrysler and Jeep.

His work has garnered numerous awards including One Show, Cannes Lions, London International Awards, Clio Award, Addy® Award and Graphis Best of the Decade as well as honors from the New York Art Directors Club and New York Festivals. Fibich also created a commercial that finished first in the 2007 Super Bowl XLI ad polls. This year, he was a judge for New York Festival's Courageous Persuaders Competition and the Ad Club of Connecticut's annual show.

"The team at KG Partners represents tremendous talent in a compact, nimble agency," said Fibich. "I'm excited to be somewhere that I can contribute in an essential way to the actual creative product and to the agency at large. At KG, I am able to apply all my experience and background where I know it will be valued by both the agency and its clients."

Fibich studied at Kent State University in Ohio and The Cleveland Institute of Art. He is also a former professional firefighter and was an animal care specialist at SeaWorld.

A video interview with Fibich can be viewed here: http://blog.kgmoments.com/2008/11/announcing/. Photos are available upon request.

About KG Partners

Based in Portland, Maine, KG Partners is a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency that helps its clients build and maintain business momentum. The talented people at KG Partners work hard to connect clients with their markets and help brands find their voice. For more information on how KG Partners can help you connect, please visit KGmoment.com.

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