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Arnold Worldwide
TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
Total US500+
Total Worldwide500+
Discretionary Comments:
Global: 1,200 Employees U.S.: 700 Employees International: 500 Employees
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Andrew Benett, Global CEO, Global CSO Havas
Andrew is Global CEO of Arnold Worldwide, which represents some of the world’s most renowned brands, including The Hershey Company, Jack Daniel’s, McDonald’s, New Balance, Ocean Spray and Volvo. Andrew leads Arnold's 1,200 employees across the network’s 15 offices. His career in marketing spans nearly two decades and includes hands-on experience in almost every marketing discipline and across multiple product and service categories. He has a unique understanding of marketing gained through work on the client side, in consulting and for global communications agencies, including Euro RSCG, where he served as New York co-president, FutureBrand and McCann-Erickson.

As Global Chief Strategy Officer of Havas Worldwide, Andrew develops, communicates and executes strategic initiatives for the holding company’s agencies and clients.

Andrew has been selected for AAF’s Advertising Hall of Achievement (2010), Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” (2010) and Crain’s New York Business’s “40 Under 40” (2009), and is the co-author of two marketing books, Consumed: Rethinking Business in the Era of Mindful Spending and Good for Business.
Pam Hamlin, President, Arnold Boston
Pam Hamlin is the President of Arnold’s headquarters office in Boston. She has spent her 20+ year career as a marketer, building brands in almost every. She was named President in 2006, having served as Managing Partner, Director of Account Management, with responsibility for leading the account management department and overseeing the Fidelity, Royal Caribbean, Gillette and Ocean Spray accounts. Pam joined Arnold from Leonard/Monahan, where she was a partner and the Director of Client Services. Pam has also worked at Ingalls, Quinn & Johnson and HBM/Creamer. A graduate of the Boston College Carroll School of Management, Pam was identified by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “40 under 40” top business leaders in 2003, and was named one of Advertising Age’s Women to Watch for 2008.
Pete Favat, Chief Creative Officer, Arnold Boston
Pete oversees creative direction for all Arnold’s Boston clients. Pete moved to Boston to become Creative Director and Partner of Houston Herstek Favat, where he and his teams put Converse sneakers on the map with award-winning campaigns, created the most successful state anti-tobacco campaign “It’s Time We Made Smoking History,” and grew HHF to $200 million and 150 brilliant people. In 1999, Pete was approached by Ed Eskandarian to “talk about the future.” HHF was acquired by Arnold. At Arnold, Pete launched the truth campaign – the most successful national anti-tobacco program ever. He led teams that won Royal Caribbean and Celebrity lines, Progressive Insurance, Timberland, ESPN and Volvo,and created TAG body spray for Gillette. In 2006, Arnold appointed Pete Chief Creative Officer. Pete’s awards include Gold Lions at Cannes, Gold Pencils at the One Show, Communication Arts honors, ANDYs, CLIOs, British D&AD, Grand Effies and one Emmy award for truth®.
Lynn Power, President, ArnoldNYC
Lynn’s two children, Billy and Katie, remind her daily that learning, curiosity and fun are not to be taken for granted. Lynn joined Arnold in 2005 and has extensive experience building iconic brands such as Hershey’s, Lee Jeans, Gillette, L'Oréal, Duracell, American Express and Pizza Hut. Over Lynn's 20+ year career, she worked at McCann, BBDO and O&M, among others, and is thankful every day for the entrepreneurial, idea-driven culture of Arnold. She is originally from Chicago and moved to New York City thinking it was just a short-term stop. That was 15 years ago.
John Staffen, Chief Creative Officer, ArnoldNYC
Straight out of Art Center College of Design, John’s very first assignment culminated in the “gimme a break” jingle and campaign for KitKat. Since then he’s been lucky enough to be associated with and spearhead great work for great brands like Anheuser-Busch, McDonald’s, Michelin, The NYNEX Yellow Pages, The New York Lottery, and Volkswagen. He’s spent the past five years at the center of all things created at ArnoldNYC, which still includes KitKat, as well as Reese’s, Kisses and all things Hershey. He also plays a lead role on all New York clients including Lee Jeans, Clinique, Topps and Mike’s Hard Lemonade. John lives in Manhattan’s West Village with his wife and two boys.
Lisa Unsworth, Chief Marketing Officer, Arnold Worldwide
Lisa drives Arnold's marketing engine and her responsibilities include mining new business opportunities and bringing innovative thinking to the company's marketing practices. Prior to becoming CMO, Lisa was instrumental in helping Arnold win and manage the high-profile American Legacy truth®campaign. A 20-year advertising veteran, Lisa has worked at agencies like Dancer Fitzgerald Sample, Della Femina McNamee and start-up Houston Herstek Favat. As President of HHF, she engineered its successful sale to Arnold in 1998 and became a Managing Partner at Arnold. Lisa received her undergraduate degree from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and went on to graduate from the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development.
Neela Pal, Dir., Business/Brand Strategy, Arnold Worldwide
Neela heads Arnold’s Strategic Insights capability, which includes Business Strategy, Human Nature (Arnold’s Planning group), and Analytics. She also leads a team of strategists, planners and analysts to help clients address a variety of growth and brand/marketing issues. Neela has worked across a number of businesses including Volvo, Ocean Spray, Carnival, Citizens Bank, The Bahamas, RadioShack, GSK, Hershey’s and New Business. Before joining Arnold, Neela was a Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and Brand Manager at marketing powerhouse Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati. Neela received her MBA from Harvard Business School and Bachelors of Science in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Troy Kelley, Chief Digital Officer, Arnold Worldwide
In his role as Chief Digital Officer, Troy leads Arnold Worldwide’s award-winning Digital and Social Media capabilities. Troy has made a career out of leveraging technology innovation to solve business challenges. He’s worked with over 50 clients in every industry sector, helping to create award-winning digital marketing, eCRM and eCommerce solutions for IBM, British Airways, Six Flags, Novartis and Pfizer. Prior to joining Arnold, he earned his stripes serving in strategic, operational and global account roles at OgilvyInteractive and Agency.com – helping both agencies achieve Adweek Interactive Agency of the Year status during his tenure.