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Zimmerman Grows Inside and Out

Omnicom’s Retail Growth Machine Invests in Key Talent to Support New Growth

­Zimmerman announced the expansion of key talent due to the agency’s growth, specifically in the Strategy, Data and Digital Deployment parts of the business. The agency is proud to introduce Klim Kavall as VP, Digital Media Director, Christina Famy as Account Director, Taj McClymont as Group Digital Media Director, and Alex Sharkey as Strategy Director. These four professionals bring decades of collective experience to the company.

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Klim Kavall joins the Zimmerman team in Florida coming from Starcom in NYC, where he served as the SVP, Director of Performance Media across digital channels with a high regard towards audience-centric advertising. In his role, he will be leading the Media Strategy and Activation for Zimmerman clients. Outside of his day-to-day role, Klim is also an instructor across a multitude of online courses in owned, earned, paid, as well as, integrated marketing within the Cornell University Digital Certification Program.

Most recently, Christina Famy was a Senior Account Manager for iCrossing and was responsible for driving brand, content, and search strategy. She oversaw programs for American Funds by The Capital Group and SiriusXM, leading their Programmatic and Search programs. She previously worked on nationally recognized brands such as Lexus, Volkswagen, Choice Hotels, and Adidas. In her new role, Famy will be tasked with leading various accounts.

In addition to Famy, Taj McClymont has joined from Pinnacle, where he served as Vice President of Digital Strategy driving the agency, department team members and clients toward achievable goals through digital campaigns. For nearly 20 years, he has held management and senior-level positions, along the way earning accolades and nominations in the areas of digital marketing and design for Fortune 40-500 companies such as Under Armour, Lowe’s and ADT.

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Alex Sharkey has joined from DDB, where he served as Strategic Planning Director. He has worked closely with The Coca-Cola Company on several brands. In addition, he has experience with brands such as Acura, Citrix, Norton AntiVirus, Buffalo Wild Wings’, BJ’s, and more. In his new role, Sharkey will be tasked with leading strategy for various Zimmerman’s clients.

“It’s great to welcome Klim, Christina, Alex and Taj to the agency. They have great experience, but also understand the agency’s demand to work harder, work faster and be defined by the outcome of our work rather than the output of it,” said Michael Goldberg, Zimmerman’s CEO.

“Key hires bring industry expertise that coupled with our innovative and proprietary solutions are essential to the success of our clients and our agency. We are happy to welcome these accomplished professionals to be part of our growth engine,” added Jordan Zimmerman, Founder and Chairman of Zimmerman Advertising.

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