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Mr. Tony G. Weisman

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Chief Executive Officer, Digitas ...

Local Address: Illinois, United States
Digitas Inc
33 Arch Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
United States

Company Description: Digitas Inc. is the parent company to three agencies: Digitas LLC, Medical Broadcasting, LLC (MBC) and Modem Media, Inc. The agencies of Digitas Inc. enable blue...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B. A.
    Brown University
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Digitas, 1 July 2012 [cached]
Tony Weisman
Tony Weisman, President, Digitas Boston-Chicago-Detroit Region
As President of the Digitas Boston-Chicago-Detroit Region, Tony is responsible for leading the strategy and execution of Digitas services across the region's client base, and for the growth and development of the office and its people. And, as Global Client Leader, he partners with the agency's worldwide CEO, Laura Lang, to organize resources and talent against global client initiatives and foster senior level global relationships.
Tony joined Digitas in 2007 as president of the Digitas Chicago Region. Since joining the agency, the Chicago region has more than tripled in size adding numerous new clients including MillerCoors, Walgreens, and Kaiser Permanente, and growing existing relationships with Whirlpool, P&G, Kraft, General Motors and Mars. Tony has also attracted a variety of innovative professionals to help lead the continued growth of the agency.
The offices in the Digitas Boston-Chicago-Detroit region have received numerous accolades for fostering a unique and innovative workplace, receiving honors from the Boston Business Journal, the Best Companies Group, Brill Street + Company, Crain's Chicago, Crain's Detroit, Detroit Free Press, Fusion Detroit, the Michigan Business and Professional Association, and the National Association for Business Resources.
Tony came to Digitas with more than 22 years of advertising industry experience. He was most recently chief marketing officer at Draft Chicago, where he spearheaded one of the most dramatic growth trajectories in the business's history. Prior, he held various management positions at Leo Burnett.
Tony holds a B. A. from Brown University (Phi Beta Kappa). He is a Chairman of the Board of Chicago Public Radio and a member of the boards of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (Chicago Chapter) and the Off The Street Club.
Tony Weisman
Tony Weisman, President, Digitas Boston-Chicago-Detroit Region LinkedIn
Jan-Mar '07, 20 July 1999 [cached]
Wal-Mart said in the filing that Ms. Roehm and Mr. Womack had lengthy career discussions with Tony Weisman, then the global growth officer of Draft FCB, and that those discussions had tainted the agency review process.
Wal-Mart also asserted that Ms. Roehm shared internal company e-mail messages with Mr. Weisman and Mr. Draft, the chief executive of Draft FCB.
Mr. Womack wrote e-mail messages to Mr. Weisman signing them "Sean and Julie" that discussed the two leaving Wal-Mart to work in a venture with Draft FCB, Wal-Mart said in its filing.
„In his business development role, Mr. Weisman did not have the authority to start new ventures, or make commitments to offer up senior level opportunities within the agency,‰ said Philippe Krakowsky, the spokesman for the Interpublic Group.
"Any promises Mr. Weisman may have made were not sanctioned by his company 's senior management or discussed with Interpublic.
Mr. Weisman left Draft FCB in December and is now the head of Digitas Chicago, part of the Publicis Groupe. He declined to comment.
Digitas Selects ..., 13 Mar 2013 [cached]
Digitas Selects Weisman as New CEO for North America
Digitas has appointed Tony Weisman as its new CEO for the North America region, effective immediately. Succeeding Colin Kinsella, Weisman will continue to be based in Chicago, and will report to Luke Taylor, global CEO, Digitas.
Weisman has been with Digitas since 2007. In his most recent role as president of the North-West area (Boston, Chicago, Detroit, and San Francisco) he was responsible for leading the strategy and execution of Digitas services across the region's client base, and for the growth and development of the office and its people. During his six-year tenure in this position, Digitas Chicago tripled in size, attracting clients such as MillerCoors, Whirlpool, and Sprint. Digitas Boston also expanded its client roster to include Zipcar and Lenovo. Lastly, the newly established Digitas San Francisco office opened in May 2012 with seven staffers and grew to over 70 in eight months.
"Tony blends client business understanding, marketing acumen, and instinct. He brings altitude and aptitude to the client-agency relationship that inspires innovation and boldness, and ultimately growth. I am confident that Tony will take the reins of this incredible opportunity with the same infectious energy and foresight that have guided his career," says Taylor.
TONY ..., 22 Mar 2013 [cached]
Tony Weisman named CEO of Digitas North America
Publicis Groupe has installed a new North American CEO of Digitas, shortly after the agency was merged with LBi. Tony Weisman, who's been at the agency for six years overseeing the north and west regions, is replacing Colin Kinsella.
Mr. Weisman will report to him.
"It was a calculated risk," says ..., 4 Oct 2013 [cached]
"It was a calculated risk," says Tony Weisman, CEO of Digitas, the ad agency that represented Lenovo.
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