LevLane promoted Josh Lev from account manager to senior account manager, on the agency’s Kennedy Health System and Philadelphia Center City District accounts, and also working on new business. Josh joined LevLane in 2003. Also promoted was Jake Hancock from account manager to senior account manager, handling strategic planning for Beneficial Bank, Fairmount Park Conservancy, and Support Center for Child Advocates, among other accounts.
New York Times Online: Atlanta KFC Advertising Co-op chose LevLane, Philadelphia, as its first agency of record. The budget for 2011 was estimagted at $2.5 million. LevLane handles six other KFC regional co-op accounts in markets like Florida, Pennsylvania and Vermont.
dBusiness News: After a one-month internal review, the Atlanta KFC Advertising Co-op, Atlanta, has named LevLane, Phila., as its first agency of record since the co-op’s formation in 2002. All review particpants, including Tracy-Locke, Dallas, and ESW Partners, Chicago, were existing KFC local co-op roster agencies. A 2011 budget of $2.5 million will go to TV, radio, digital (including mobile), print, P-O-P and Outdoor, with first promotions due to break in January.
Selection was based on a strategic sales-building plan. Atlanta KFC Advertising Co-op president Bill Byrd states, “LevLane demonstrated a solid understanding of what it takes to drive fast food sales, and also a solid commitment to partnering with us and to establishing representation here in our marketplace.”
LevLane vp, account director Chris Ponzio adds, “We are proud to be expanding our relationship with the KFC brand, and equally proud to receive this vote of confidence from their owner/operators—entrepreneurs who are vitally aware of what works day-in, day-out, to bring in hungry customers.”
The Atlanta KFC Advertising Co-op includes ten members in the Atlanta DMA. LevLane already manages six other KFC regional co-op accounts, in Vt., Mass., N.Y., Penn. and Fla.
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Atlanta Business Chronicle: The Atlanta KFC Advertising Co-op, has named LevLane of Philadelphia as its first agency of record since the co-op formed in 2002.
The Atlanta KFC Advertising Co-op, which will have a $2.5 million budget in 2011, includes 10 members in the metro Atlanta market.
LevLane manages six other KFC regional co-op accounts, in Vt., Mass., N.Y., Penn. and Fla.
The first ads for the new campaign, which will include TV, radio, digital, print, and outdoor, are expected to begin in January.
Jake Hancock was promoted to senior account manager for the Philadelphia advertising agency LevLane. Hancock, who was previously an account manager, will handle strategic planning for Beneficial Bank, Fairmount Park Conservancy, the Support Center for Child Advocates, and other LevLane clients.