Grandesign Welcomes Doug Hecht to Advisory Board
Hecht’s expertise a major key to company’s $100 million plan
SAN DIEGO, CA (February 26, 2018) – Grandesign, one of the fastest growing Out-of-Home media solutions companies in the country specializing in over-the-top outdoor campaigns and unique brand engagement, announces entrepreneur and advertising veteran, Doug Hecht, to the company’s Advisory Board. The addition is key as the company enters a new growth stage—turning a $40 million company into a $100 million company.
Hecht will work with Grandesign’s advisory board to define key strategic initiatives that continue to attract the right kind of clients and drive the company to the top of the marketing food chain. As an advisor to the executive team, Hecht will lend his expertise in relation to mergers and acquisitions, operations, public relations and business strategies.
“Doug’s extraordinary breadth of experience in business development, ability to create synergy between traditional and new digital media and love for quality beer makes him a perfect fit for our high culture family environment,” said Aaron Gaeir, CEO of Grandesign. “These next few years at Grandesign will be the best yet.”
Hecht, an investor, entrepreneur and executive leader joins Grandesign with over 20 years of experience in management, digital advertising, marketing and business development. Prior to Grandesign, Hecht was president and chief operating officer of global digital agency Digitaria, now Mirum Agency.
Additionally, Hecht previously served as board chair of SDX, formerly San Diego Ad Club, and invests time and money towards building a better startup for the San Diego community. For more information on Doug Hecht, click here.
Grandesign, headquartered in San Diego, has blossomed into a $47 million-per-year business with 132 clients and 55 full-time staffers spread across regional offices. Grandesign has an organic compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 43 percent in the last eight years, has an annual revenue in the tens of millions and has been profitable since day one.
For more information on Grandesign and to catch a glimpse of the company’s epic outdoor campaigns, please visit www.grandesign.com.
Grandesign is recognized as one of the fastest growing out-of-home media solutions companies in the country. Headquartered in San Diego and recognized as the finest city’s largest ad agency, the company has blossomed into a $47 million-per-year business with 132 clients, 55 full-time staffers spread across regional offices and a plan to hit the $100 million mark by 2019. The award-winning advertising and experiential marketing agency offers services that include large scale events, activations, stunts, brand engagements, creating viral content and global and regional tours. Grandesign has three innovative divisions in-house–Traditional, Experiential and the newest division, Assets—that no other media solutions company offers. Its most notable clients include Comic-Con, Fandom, Adult Swim, Warner Bros, Blizzard, Amazon, McDonalds, Zappos and many, many more. For more information, please visit www.grandesign.com. For a look at some of the company’s epic outdoor campaigns, please click here.
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