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Marketing and advertising firm, Grandesign, announced Cecily Lister as the new EVP of Operations. She will be responsible for production, client services and contracts, in addition to other operations and administration roles.
Lister joins the Grandesign team after serving for over six years as SVP, Director at Posterscope, the world’s largest Out-Of-Home Communications Agency. Posterscope has over $3 billion in billings, fifty plus offices throughout the US and has locations in over 30 countries. Lister led Posterscope’s Modern Art Business Unit directing operations. Prior to Posterscope, Cecily was the Director of Production for A&E Television Networks, where she led production for shows such as Gene Simmons Family Jewels, Dog The Bounty Hunter, Paranormal Activity, Criss Angel, The Beast, Pawn Stars and more.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such talented, genuine people. Aaron and his Grandesign team have always been recognized in the industry as best in class with people, culture and an entrepreneurial environment,” Lister said. “I’m looking forward to optimizing the internal operations, and working with the teams on new business and profitable acquisitions. I will seek the most efficient ways to operationalize our business needs across traditional and experiential divisions. Not only their environment, their people and their culture but their proven scalable model for growth over eight years running tells me that Grandesign has the longevity to be a powerful force in this industry and I’m excited to be a part of that.”
Lister will be joining the tri-state area office.