Rogers & Cowan, a leading public relations and marketing communications agency, has named entertainment industry veterans Alan Nierob and Fran Curtis Co-Presidents of Entertainment Worldwide. In addition, Richard Davis has been named Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. The naming of Nierob and Curtis as Co-Presidents will mark the first time the company has had an executive in the President role since co-founder Warren Cowan was named President in 1950.
Commented Paul Bloch, Chairman of Rogers & Cowan, “Alan and Fran are essential parts of the Rogers & Cowan family, and have always put forth an unparalleled level of energy and expertise in all areas of our business on behalf of our clients and our company. Coupled with Rich’s operational and financial acumen, we feel that we have an executive leadership team in place which will allow Rogers & Cowan to build on our longstanding position in the industry as the premiere entertainment public relations firm, and continue to provide our clients with innovative, forward thinking ideas and services.”
Having started his career at Rogers & Cowan as an intern, Alan Nierob rose to the position of Executive Vice President representing some of the most renowned actors, producers, directors and athletes in their respective fields. His expertise in the spearheading of awards campaigns has resulted in multiple Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for his clients and their projects. In addition, Nierob has represented numerous celebrity authored best-selling books, and developed marketing strategies for celebrity supported sponsorships.
As Executive Vice President, Fran Curtis has been instrumental in providing strategic counsel to some of the music industry’s most iconic performers. In addition to her personal representation of talent, Curtis has led worldwide public relations efforts for numerous world tours and album, television and documentary releases. She has also developed and executed impactful public relations campaigns for major brands, often bringing them her expertise in the celebrity and event sector.
As Western region Chief Financial Officer at CMG, Richard Davis over saw the financial affairs for some of its holdings including Rogers & Cowan, Dailey, Weber Shandwick (Western Region), Current, and the Axis Agency. Davis was instrumental in launching The Axis agency, a Multicultural firm; and Current, a Consumer and Lifestyle firm. In his new role as COO, Davis will focus primarily on Rogers & Cowan and Dailey. Prior to joining CMG in 1998, Davis was Budget Manager, Vice President and Controller of BSMG.
About Rogers & Cowan:
Rogers & Cowan is a leading entertainment PR and marketing communications agency connecting brands with the media, consumers and influencers that matter. R&C offers an insider’s “POV” in creating distinctive integrated marketing campaigns that leverage the powerful marketing influences of the entertainment industry to drive strategic positioning, build brand awareness, increase consumer engagement, activate online communities and support product launches. The agency works with a diverse roster of clients ranging from A-list celebrities to content creators to consumer technology companies to construct traditional and social media campaigns that support brand initiatives and resonate with target audiences.
Clients, over the years, of newly named Co-Presidents of Entertainment Worldwide
Alan Nierob and Fran Curtis have included:
Alan Niero clients:
Fran Curtis clients:
The Rolling Stones
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Songwriters Hall of Fame
Elton John AIDS Foundation’s annual Enduring Vision Benefit & Oscar Party
AEG Concerts (Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour/The Kanye West Yeezus Tour)
Live Nation Concerts and Events (Queen and Adam Lambert/Music Midtown Festival/National Concert Day)
Southwest Airlines/Imagine Dragons Tour
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony for Kohl’s
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