Eastport Holdings Announces Key Leadership Appointments

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastport Holdings, LLC today announced several important senior executive appointments at the holding company.

Kevin Meany, Chief Executive Officer of 9Rooftops, will concurrently serve as Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer at the holding company. In this role, Meany will work directly with CEO Matt Wilson to oversee business operations across Eastport.

"Kevin has been a driving force behind the growth of award-winning, full-service agency 9Rooftops as well as many other initiatives that are major contributors to Eastport's success," said Matt Wilson. "Kevin is well-respected across the company and, his unique ability to solve client challenges by bringing together the best of our service offerings across the company makes him well-suited for this larger role at Eastport." Meany added, "Driving growth through greater collaboration across our powerhouse agencies is at the top of my list – growth for clients, and growth of our people. With the help of the talented individuals throughout the Eastport agency network I am looking forward to seeing the difference we can continue to make."

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Also being announced today is the appointment of Katie McGrath to the newly created role of Chief People Officer. McGrath—who has over 20 years of human resources experience—will lead the design and execution of Eastport's human resources strategy, which includes talent acquisition and development, performance management, employee experience and recognition, and inclusion in the workplace. Katie joins the team at an exciting time, as Eastport sets ambitious growth goals. Khris Clevenger, SVP will return to Human Resources field operations assigned to multiple agencies and will report to Katie.

Most recently McGrath led human resources at g2o a Columbus, OH-based technology, and customer engagement consulting firm where she was a member of the executive team. Before g2o, McGrath spent 11 years at Fahlgren Mortine whereas Executive Vice President, Human Resources she was responsible for all aspects of human resources strategy and processes. Matt

Wilson commented, "We are thrilled to have Katie join Eastport. Katie shares our people-first values and has a contemporary vision to build a modern and progressive organization." McGrath will report to Kevin Meany and be a member of the Executive Committee.

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Also, Peter Twombly has joined Eastport Holdings as Chief Growth Officer. Reporting to Matt Wilson, Twombly will partner closely with Eastport's agencies to drive growth across the network. Twombly, a new business veteran, with nearly three decades of experience has held several senior-level business development and consulting roles with Havas, Omnicom, and IPG.

"Peter's appointment reflects our commitment to accelerate growth across our entire network," said Matt Wilson. "He's put us on to big leads already, and it's due to his experience working with prominent brands, content systems, digital disruption, and integrated marketing at scale. Peter is the perfect addition to lead our strategic growth."

Together Meany, McGrath, and Twombly represent Eastport's depth of leadership and commitment to bringing new thinking and ideas that continue to drive tangible value for our client's brands and businesses.

About Eastport Holdings

Eastport Holdings, LLC is a marketing services holding company whose portfolio of firms helps transform their U.S. and global clients with advertising, data intelligence, strategic media planning and buying, digital experience, content fulfillment, brand activation, public relations, and other specialty communications services.

Eastport's 900+ professionals serve over 1,000 ambitious clients and brands, including: Burger King, Microsoft, PA Lottery, VARI desk, HUGHES, Dish Latino, Facebook, Pepsi, POLARIS, Honda, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes.


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