Hill Holliday

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Hill Holliday
Type Subsidiary
Industry advertising agency
Founded  1968 (1968-MM)
Founder(s) Jack Connors, Jay Hill, Steve Cosmopulos and Alan Holliday
Headquarters Exchange Place
Boston, Massachusetts
, United States
Key people Karen Kaplan, Chairman and CEO
Parent Interpublic Group of Companies
Website www.hhcc.com

Hill Holliday is a full-service marketing and communications agency based in Boston, Mass. with offices in Greenville, Miami, and New York City.[1] Hill Holliday is the 14th largest advertising agency in the U.S.[2] and is part of the world's third largest advertising and marketing conglomerate, IPG.

Karen Kaplan currently serves as Chairman and CEO of the agency, having worked there since 1982 when she was hired as a receptionist.[3] She has been named one of the "100 Most Influential Women in Advertising" by Advertising Age.[4]

Hill Holliday was founded in Boston in 1968 as Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos, Inc. by partners Jack Connors, Jay Hill, Steve Cosmopulos and Alan Holliday.[5] It was acquired by IPG in 1998.[6]

Hill Holliday's client roster includes: Cadillac, Bank of America, Chili's, Clark, Dunkin' Donuts, Great Wolf Lodge, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, John Hancock, Major League Baseball, Merrell, Necco, Novartis, (RED), Verizon Wireless, and Whole World Water.[7]

Lance Jensen joined Hill Holliday as Chief Creative Officer in January 2011. Other members of the executive team include: Steve Andrews, Chief Financial Officer; Kerry Benson, Managing Director; Adam Cahill, Chief Digital Officer; Leslee Kiley, Managing Director; Graham Ritchie, Chief Strategy Officer; Ruthanne Russell, Chief Human Resources Officer; Cindy Stockwell, Chief Media Officer; and Chris Wallrapp, Chief Growth Officer.[8]

The agency was named Media Magazine’s full-service Agency of the Year for 2011 and 2012,[9] and is the only agency to win Adweek’s Media Plan of the Year four years in a row.[10]

Notable Work[edit]

Dunkin Donuts - America Runs on Dunkin Bank of America - Life's Better When We're Connected Cigna - GO YOU

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