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Strategy Into Action

Nick Brien has been our friend and client since the beginning.  We've been with him as he led the launch of Arc Worldwide, relaunched UM, created Mediabrands, drove change at McCann WorldGroup and Hearst; now he's going to lead Dentsu/Aegis in North America.  We love helping Nick in the worlds he builds and he's said some very kind things about us too.

"Jane and her team live by Thomas Edison's philosophy that "Genius is turning thoughts into things."  They have certainly helped me do that many times.   They helped Arc Worldwide to create a strategic vision for our new global marketing communications company during 2004 and I have continued to engage her ever since. This represented many complex and challenging surprises, all of which Jane managed with an intellectual ease and good humor. The merger of five various discipline companies across different parts of the Publicis world demanded thoughtful application of a consistent operating model, something which Jane managed with tremendous efficiency and strategic resolve for simplification.

She provided us with the necessary client perspective and pushed the global company to focus on delivering the fusion of creativity and accountability in all of our product delivery. Her appreciation for the importance of digital marketing communications ensured that our client solutions were targeted, innovative and accountable.

I cannot speak more highly of Jane's strategic intellect, her action-oriented focus and warm, engaging personality. Jane created a very loyal base of fans across the world and her global mindset ensured that all international cultures appreciated her input to strengthen their local businesses."