Execs and Accounts for August 14, 2002

Agency.com has hired Peter Klueger as vice president and creative director. Krueger comes to Agency.com’s through its partial acquisition of <kpe&gt, where he served as creative director. Before joining <kpe&gt, Klueger worked for Ogilvy & Mather Interactive in New York and DCA Dentsu, where he also filled creative leadership posts. Klueger will work out of Agency.com’s New York office.

Winstar Interactive Media will represent the NASDAQ stock market’s consumer Web site, Nasdaq.com, for online ad sales. The site offers data for securities listed on all major global exchanges, U.S. equity options and mutual funds, as well as pre-market and after-hours trading data.

“The NASDAQ.com site presents a unique and rewarding advertising opportunity for a broad range of companies and organizations across many industries,” said John Delta, vice president and general manager of NASDAQ.com. “With Interep’s experience and support, we feel we can offer companies a valuable platform for delivering their brand and message to investors.”

ValueClick subsidiary AdWare Systems has entered into a product agreement with Hispanic agency Casanova Pendrill Publicidad. Under the terms of the agreement, AdWare’s marketing technology will assist Casanova with production and media buying functions.

“Adding Casanova Pendrill to our customer list proves that our solutions are robust and flexible enough to work in a variety of niche service markets as well as the general advertising industry,” said Bill Hewitt, general manager of AdWare.

SBI and Company has launched a new Web presence for skin product maker philosophy, designed to increase sales online and enhance the philosophy brand. SBI completed a market study, usability audit, analytics audit and a technology evaluation before engineering the site. The new philosophy site includes improved e-commerce functions, cross-selling capabilities and a product finder that makes recommendations based on an individual’s skin type and condition.

“SBI did a tremendous job bringing our brand to life,” said Ray Reed, VP of sales and marketing for philosophy. “They also demonstrated their analytics and usability expertise to develop a site that will give our customers a positive online experience.”

Coupons Inc., a provider of consumer-printed coupons and Internet-based marketing, has appointed Jeffrey Weitzman as chief operating officer. Weitzman was the senior director of client services at Yahoo! , where he recently co-chaired the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s task force on industry standard terms and conditions. He managed all post-sale client services for Yahoo!’s advertising clients, including account management, ad operations and technical operations. Prior to that, he directed field sales operations at Yoyodyne, before its acquisition by Yahoo!

Coupons Inc.’s technology allows consumer goods manufacturers, advertisers, retailers, promotional marketing companies and portals to deliver unique and printable coupon certificates via the Web.

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