Northwest Advertising Agency appoints industry veteran to lead operations
Seattle, WA; Boise, ID; December 6, 2017: Today Drake Cooper announced Andrew Piron has been named President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). As President and COO, Andrew will have responsibility for all agency operations, reporting directly to the agency’s Chief Executive Officer, Jamie Cooper.
Piron is a 20-year industry veteran with a strong resume leading management teams, digital media, advertising technology and client success, including roles in high growth technology and media organizations – most recently as President, Balihoo. Piron will lead Drake Cooper’s team of over 50 employees across offices in Seattle and Boise, with responsibility for management and operations.
According to Cooper, “Andrew has proven to be a thoughtful and ambitious leader who deeply understands our values and the culture of our organization. His strong background in technology, marketing and media have proven invaluable as we expand our capabilities. Andrew is involved at the highest level of our clients’ marketing plans and is helping to lead success and growth for our roster of clients throughout the West and Northwest.”
“Today’s marketing landscape is dynamic. We see new, disruptive technologies daily. Drake Cooper is lucky to have relationships which allow us to strategically evolve our clients’ brands, and focus on the needs of the ever-changing consumer. We operate at the intersection of innovation, creativity and client results – yet remain centered on core marketing and advertising principles. The Drake Cooper team is hands down the most talented, effective and productive I’ve worked with”, states Piron.
Cooper will focus on leading the agency’s vision for creativity and innovation as well as continuing to be a key advisor and strategist for the agency’s clients.
About: Drake Cooper builds brands for the ambitious. An innovative marketing and advertising agency with Northwest roots and offices in Boise, Idaho, and Seattle, Washington, Drake Cooper works with organizations that believe their brands deserve to earn an unfair share of the market. The agency received it’s fifth Outside Magazine ‘Best Places to Work’ award in 2017.