Digital agency Digitas/Chicago will announce today that Doug Ryan has joined the firm as managing director. As the digital advertising arena has expanded exponentially in recent years, Ryan is joining a shop that has tripled in size in less than three years. The client roster of Digitas/Chicago is made up of two-thirds Fortune 500 companies and more than 50 percent of them are Fortune 100 firms.
Ryan is the former principal and co-leader of Rebar Partners. Prior to Rebar, Ryan was executive vice-president, global client service director at Energy BBDO/chicago, where he led the integrated global agency marketing team for Beam Global Spirits & Wine and provided strategic leadership to Wrigley global marketing and to the Chicago White Sox. During his time at Energy BBDO, Ryan oversaw a global agency team of approximately 75 marketing professionals handling traditional and digital communications.