Senior Partner, Chief Client Officer at Porter Novelli
Michael is a senior partner, chief client officer at Porter Novelli, and works closely with senior leadership on both agency- and client-side teams to drive innovation, best practices and growth.
As a broad based marketing generalist, Michael has worked across all of the agency’s practices, as well as internationally. Clients including McDonald’s, GSK, Amgen, Gillette, The American Cancer Society, HP, IBM, The Dole Food Company, The CDC and a host of others have benefited from his planning and facilitation expertise to tighten their strategic focus and align their business and communications objectives.
From 1987-1997 Michael was part of the Porter Novelli International Social Marketing team, which he eventually directed. Funded primarily by The Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World Health Organization (WHO), the organization enacted projects in developing countries around the globe on topics including family planning, HIV prevention, nutrition, maternal and child health, and substance abuse prevention.
Prior to joining Porter Novelli, Michael was manager of marketing services at Seven Up International, with responsibility for worldwide implementation of non- advertising based brand support.
He is a graduate of Williams College and is fluent in Spanish.