Cibo, an integrated brand experience agency based here, have announced that Cary Savas has joined the company as President and Executive Client Partner, effective immediately. Savas brings a deep wealth of experience in both traditional and digital media to his new role at Cibo, having been at the very forefront of the digital revolution ever since the mid-1990s.
“We’re delighted to have Cary join the growing Cibo team,” says Lu Lacourte, Co-founder and CEO at Cibo. “His combination of traditional advertising experience and passion for digital innovation is exactly the right fit for us and our clients. Cary has an impressive track record of growing business relationships and attracting new business. Adding his senior account management skills to Cibo is great for our business and we’re thrilled he is on our team.”
Savas joins Cibo following a nearly five-year run at Evolution Bureau (EVB) where, as Director of Client Services and Business Development, he was responsible for managing and directing all aspects of the accounts such as Wrigley, Nike, Hewlett-Packard, Westfield and Intel Media.
A native of Queens, New York, and a graduate of Penn State, Savas started his advertising career at Saatchi & Saatchi NY, where he worked on high-profile campaigns for Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble. After finding his calling in Account Service, Savas set his sights on the warmer climate of the burgeoning San Francisco Bay area, where he went to work for FCB. Since then, he has worked for Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Anderson & Lembke, and Beyond Interactive among others, managing blue chip accounts and driving award-winning advertising and marketing programs. Over the years, his clients have included such diverse names as adidas, Adobe, Best Buy, Burger King, Disney, Harley-Davidson, Oracle, Intel Media, Kashi, Leapfrog, McDonald’s Microsoft, and more. When he’s not working, Savas enjoys playing flamenco guitar, hiking and playing with his wife and kids, videochatting with his parents and watching football.
"I’m excited to be joining Cibo,” says Savas. “We’re the agency clients are looking for – results driven, highly creative, and steeped in experience. We have amazing talent across the board and I am honored to be on this team. In terms of the future, we’ve set the bar fairly high for what we want to accomplish and we’re looking for a great clients to grow and prosper with us.”view more - Hires, Wins & Business