The Lacek Group, a leading marketing agency, has hired Evan Davies as a new Partner and Group Account Director. At The Lacek Group, Davies will lead the agency’s newly acquired Pioneer Hi-Bred account .
“Evan brings a wide range of marketing communications expertise to the agency and has worked in many different industries, including the agriculture business” said Dan Knudsen, Managing Director, Client Services. “He’s the perfect person to join our leadership team as we take on this exciting new work with Pioneer.”
Prior to joining The Lacek Group Davies was Executive Vice President at McCormick Company in Kansas City, MO, where he led the Pioneer Hi-Bred account. As a 30-year veteran ag communicator Davies has worked for several other agencies including WestWayne, Saatchi & Saatchi Wegener, Valentine Radford and NKH&W. His agricultural clients have included American Cyanamid, Garst Seed, ICI Ag Products and Monsanto.
Davies graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri and a Master of Business Administration from St. Louis University.
The Lacek Group is a specialty agency of Ogilvy and Mather. The agency’s clients include United Airlines, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Ford Motor Company and National Car Rental.