Chairman and CEO, Morrison - Atlanta, Georgia, USA
My role for ICOM: The ICOM agency network plays a pivotal role in providing agencies and clients with capabilities and resources to successfully market and communicate brands across borders and around the globe. As ICOM Chairman, my role is to ensure the network has an effective presence throughout the world, which involves leading and managing ICOM headquarters staff and working with the ICOM Board to help the network meet and exceed member and client expectations.
Professional accomplishment: Built a very successful business that manages some of the largest and most respected brands in the world.
Music in my headphones: Blues, R&B, soft rock – including Amy Winehouse, John Mayer, Bonnie Raitt, Macy Gray, The Band, Adele.
A saying that inspires or guides me: “You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.”
What I’d like my clients to say about me: We can count on him to help solve challenging business and marketing problems. He is smart and pragmatic with an uncanny ability to make the complex very simple.
What I’d like my team to say about me: He’s a good coach and manager who enables personal and professional growth and who always has our best interests at heart.
To make a name for yourself, you have to: Build relationships – having people recommend you takes more than good work, it takes a commitment to connecting and building lasting relationships. Manage your personal brand – know your value and clearly articulate who you are. Get on a mission – we’re all here for a true purpose; take time to consider and live by your mission.