REVERED Welcomes Former Humana Brand and Marketing Industry Veteran as Head of Strategy and Innovation
RALEIGH, N.C., March 11, 2021 (Newswire.com) - REVERED, an integrated marketing agency, and trusted partner to brands in outdoor sports & lifestyle, higher education, life sciences, and technology services, today announced the appointment of Brian Calnon as its new Head of Strategy and Innovation, to support its expansion into the Triangle, and the greater state of North Carolina.
With over 25 years of experience leading marketing teams in support of global multinationals alike, Calnon will oversee business development, and help existing, and new clients explore new strategies. This will support the company's broader full-service offerings across digital, strategy, design and experiential marketing, drive innovation for existing and new customers, and contribute to the company's ongoing leadership, assisting brands in the Triangle and beyond.
"REVERED is one of those rare full-service agencies that practices what they preach, with smart strategy and hard work. I got to know REVERED from the client side and was impressed by the rare combination of a disciplined approach and breakthrough creative to transform how people experience and interact with brands," said Calnon. "As a leader now inside the agency, I know I'll be surrounded by a hungry, talented and dedicated team, and that energizes me."
Prior to joining REVERED, Calnon, a global marketing executive, supported some of the most prominent brands in the lifestyle sector, including Humana, Lexmark, Lifesavers Candy, Coca-Cola and E*TRADE. Calnon's deep industry experience crosses CPG, Financial Services, Consumer Durables and Health Care. He has a B.A. in Journalism from University of Kentucky and an MBA from Wake Forest University.
"We hired Brian Calnon for his outside perspective and different way of thinking. On the back of brands facing challenges in 2020, Brian will help to drive positive business and cultural change for our clients - with smarter, less predictable, and more efficient work," said Kevin Polonofsky, REVERED's Principal.
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About Brian Calnon
As Head of Strategy and Innovation, Brian Calnon joins REVERED to align adventurous brands with strategic solutions to liberate great ideas into the marketplace. As a global marketing executive, Calnon has supported some of the most prominent brands including Lexmark, Lifesavers Candy, Coca-Cola and E*TRADE. Calnon brings more than 25 years of experience to REVERED with a wide range of industry experience across CPG, Financial Services, Consumer Durables and Health Care. Prior to joining REVERED, he was with Turning Point Brands and previously held the title of Director of Digital Marketing. Calnon holds a BA in Journalism from University of Kentucky, as well as an MBA in Marketing from Wake Forest University. For more information visit, www.revered-agency.com.
REVERED, an integrated marketing agency, is a trusted partner to brands in outdoor sports & lifestyle, higher education, life sciences, and technology services. We make brands easy to find and hard to ignore through our approach of meaningful insight and disruptive thinking across digital, strategy and design, and experiential marketing. We outfit brands with smart strategy and illuminating execution to move people and business. We deviate from the well-worn path to help clients influence action, extend presence and change hearts for a more connected future. REVERED is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.
For more information, go to https://revered-agency.com/.