NEW YORK – Epic Advertising (www.EpicAdvertising.com), the New York-based online marketing leader, has appointed Keith Duncan to the position of Senior Director of Agency Sales. Duncan will be based at the company’s headquarters in New York, NY.
In his position at Epic Advertising, Duncan is responsible for overseeing agency sales efforts and forging key strategic partnerships with agencies of all sizes. He will manage current relationships with key agency contacts, as well as the development of new agency business partnerships.
Prior to joining Epic Advertising, Mr. Duncan served as Account Director for the Consumer Products Category at Yahoo! During his tenure at Yahoo!, Mr. Duncan was responsible for maintaining a regional territory for Global Fortune 500 brands and strategizing with senior executives from digital agencies to drive more revenue and effectiveness to their online businesses. Under his direction, the business portfolio increased 50% year over year and included work on such prominent brands like Subway, Heineken and Pizza Hut. In 2007, he was named “MVP” at the Yahoo! National Sales Conference.
Prior to Yahoo!, Mr. Duncan was the Regional Sales Manager and Major Account Executive at HotJobs.com. He holds a Biology Degree from the University of Delaware.
“Attracting someone with Keith’s expertise from an online powerhouse such as Yahoo! and proven success with large accounts and agencies is a perfect strategic fit for us,” said Brett Lofgren, Senior Vice President of Global Advertising Sales. “Our largest growth opportunities have recently been, and will continue to be, through Fortune 500 brands. We can deliver our uniquely effective marketing solutions and broad range of competencies, which our competitors don’t have, to these types of partners. Keith will ensure agency partners are serviced even more efficiently, rapidly and effectively than today. We’re incredibly excited at our impressive growth trend in 2008 and are confident this trajectory will soar even higher with Keith handling the Agency business. “
About Epic Advertising:
Epic Advertising (www.EpicAdvertising.com) is a global online performance marketing company that provides advertisers with measurable Internet advertising impact. Leveraging proprietary and patent-pending contextual and behavioral targeting technologies, and the over 35,000 publishers in its highly-acclaimed Azoogle Ad Network, Epic provides its advertising partners with performance and direct response marketing services, media planning, branded marketing campaigns and a targeted, worldwide online reach.
A pioneer in both the online performance marketing industry and in Internet advertising integrity assurance and compliance, Epic Advertising brings an intense focus on achieving the highest ROI yield for its advertising partners via transparent display and search consumer traffic. Epic scales its solutions by leveraging vast quantities of data, enormous internet reach and unparalleled industry expertise.
The company has achieved several industry accolades, including being named an AlwaysOn Global Top 250 Company as one of the top private companies in the world, a comScore top-50 ranking in internet reach (Ad Focus, July 2008) and being named a 2008 Inc. 5000 company.
Epic Advertising is headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco and Toronto. The company is privately held and backed by private equity firms TA Associates and Stripes Group.