Sherri Wilkins, President of Carling Communications, has announced the addition of veteran Lee Krauss as Managing Director, Client Services, paving the way for a US East Coast presence for the Creative arm of the Fishawack Group of Companies. Lee is tasked with leading the client services team as Carling takes on the growth challenges of new ‘agency of record’ clients. He will work closely with Sherri and the senior leadership team to expand the agency’s world-class offerings.
“We are excited to welcome Lee to Carling. He is a dynamic leader with a passion for delivering effective multichannel marketing strategies through online media partners, CRM, social platforms, broadcast, digital TV, and video,” said Sherri. “Lee has the talent and experience to grow our San Diego headquarters, our London office, and build an East Coast presence.”
Lee comes to Carling from Digitas Health in Philadelphia, US, where he has spent the last 5 years developing account teams and working with big pharma clients Merck, Sanofi, Gilead Sciences, and Mylan Pharmaceuticals. He spent another 5 years moving up through client services at Saatchi & Saatchi. Lee started his career as a pharmaceutical sales representative and product manager. This comprehensive background helps Lee focus on what’s important to clients and their brands – impacting and engaging the market effectively.