BUFFALO, NY: Doug Bean, former managing partner since 1999, was promoted to the newly created position of COO at Eric Mower and Associates.
In his new role, Bean will be responsible for client management agency-wide, as well as creating growth across the firm's seven offices. In addition, he will continue to serve as head of EMA's Buffalo office. Bean joined the firm in 1990, when EMA combined with Levy, King and White in Buffalo.
EMA, which provides both PR and crisis management services, has had clients including Labatt USA, Genesee Brewery, Kodak, Remington, ClosetMaid, and Noble Environmental Power.