The Chicago-based independent agency has promoted Elizabeth Bleser to SVP of Integrated Media; Jason Geis and Joel Walker will co-lead Creative.
Elizabeth Bleser has been promoted to senior vice president of Integrated Media. Bleser joined Blue Chip in early 2015 after 20 years of senior digital roles with Warner Bros., WebMD, and AT&T. Since joining Blue Chip, Bleser has helped to strengthen Blue Chip’s digital media services in-house, including the development of an internal trading desk and spearheading the agency’s e-commerce efforts. Bleser has led digital efforts for most of the agency’s clients including Procter and Gamble (P&G), Butterball and Brown-Forman.
Jason Geis, previously group creative director, has been promoted to vice president, group creative director. Geis also joined Blue Chip in 2015 from Chicago agencies FCB, Rivet and DDB. At Blue Chip, Geis has led the creative pitches for multiple new clients including Daisy Brand, Pirate’s Booty and Brown-Forman, and has spearheaded the creative for the agency’s multiple Effie award-winning efforts. Geis also leads work for Butterball, B&G Foods, and RXBAR.
Joel Walker has also been promoted to vice president, group creative director, and will co-lead the creative department with Geis. Walker has been at Blue Chip for 15 years, and has produced award-winning work for clients such as Fisher Nuts, On-Cor frozen foods and P&G. Walker has played an integral role in the creative development of nearly every client at the agency, and currently leads work for Daisy Brand, Feld Entertainment, and Wells Dairy.
“Elizabeth, Jason and Joel have been leading best-in-class digital and creative strategy for years,” said Stanton Kawer, chairman and CEO of Blue Chip. “Our clients have long recognized their efforts, and I am especially proud and excited about what their leadership means for our client work and the future of Blue Chip.”
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Blue Chip (http://bluechipww.com) is a fully integrated, fiercely independent agency with expertise in brand and shopper marketing. Based in Chicago, Blue Chip delivers transformational growth for high-profile clients such as Procter & Gamble, Brown-Forman, Butterball, Pirate’s Booty, Daisy Brand and Fisher Nuts through the creation and execution of innovative, multi-platform marketing campaigns.
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