BJK&E Media has recruited a director to take charge of its
technology and international arm BJK&E @dvance.
Michele Votta has arrived from Argentina - where he was involved in
setting up a South American agency for MediaCom TMB - to take up the
BJK&E @dvance handles Fujitsu, Unisys, Nortel Networks and the
international brief for FT.com. The department has billings of between
pounds 25 million and pounds 30 million.
Votta, who reports to agency managing director Mark Patterson, will head
a team of five. The two media managers are Luc Ferrand, who previously
worked on IBM at MediaCom, and Ed Pizey, who joined from BMP OMD where
he worked on Compaq. The two planner/ buyers are Mary McGaughey and
Before MediaCom, Votta spent time at DMB&B and CIA Medianetwork. He
handled the launch of Windows 95 and has worked on Shell, Procter &
Gamble and Visa.
BJK&E @dvance was launched in 1997. Its former director Steve Mills left
in December to join web company Interactive One.