Dory Ford Joins Alcone As Evp Client Engagement

               Dory Ford Joins Alcone As Evp Client Engagement

PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcone, The Activation Agency®,
announced that Dory Ford has rejoined the agency as EVP Client Engagement.
"Dory has an impressive history of client and agency leadership and her
entrepreneurial spirit and fresh perspective has already had an immediate
impact on our business. I'm certain that clients will appreciate Dory's deep
marketing experience and her ability to translate their business needs to
actionable marketing ideas. We're thrilled to have her back on the leadership
team at Alcone," states Bill Hahn, President/CEO of Alcone.


Ford will lead Client Engagement for Alcone/West clients, splitting her time
between Alcone's Irvine and San Francisco offices. "I'm thrilled to be
joining Alcone at this exciting time in our industry. Their focus on creating
and delivering transformative activation programs for leading brands, that are
accountable and measurable, is exactly what clients are looking for in today's
environment," noted Ford.

Ford founded and led The Marketing Partners, which was acquired by Alcone in
2005. Prior to Alcone, Ford held several client-side marketing positions and
earned her MBA from the Marshall School of Business at The University of
Southern California.

Alcone Marketing Group is a leading Activation and Integrated Marketing agency
with offices in Irvine, CA, San Francisco, CA and Darien, CT. Alcone is a
part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.

Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC)
(, manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing
communications disciplines. DAS includes over 200 companies, which operate
through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving
international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.

Omnicom Group Inc. ( is a leading global marketing and
corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous
specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying,
digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public
relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in
more than 100 countries.

SOURCE Alcone Marketing Group

Contact: William Hahn/Alcone, +1-203-656-3555-P; +1-203-662-0497-F,,
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