Cole & Weber United, part of WPP’s United Network, added Elizabeth Rowny as managing director, partner of the Seattle-based agency. Rowny begins her new post on October 1 and will report to
Mike Doherty, president of the agency. As an agency partner, Rowny will become a member of the agency’s leadership and business development team. She will help drive growth strategies for all
CWU clients including Washington’s Lottery, International Olympic Committee (IOC), Ste. Michele Wine Estates, Trident Seafood and SightLife, among others. Prior to joining CWU, Rowny was
worldwide managing director at TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, where she was the global network leader for Nicorette/Niquitin and Aquafresh. While there, Rowny helped win the global Aquafresh business and
led the brand’s successful global transition. Before that, Rowny was director of client service at SapientNitro in New York.