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Fischer Succeeds Spong as Carmichael Lynch Prez

Why not wind down the day with a little people news, shall we? Six months after rejoining Carmichael Lynch to assume the role of chief strategy officer, Marcus Fischer is adding president to his title. In turn, Fischer replaces Doug Spong, who isn’t leaving the Minneapolis-based IPG agency but remaining on as managing partner (which he’s been for over two decades) and continuing to serve as president of its PR division, Carmichael Lynch Spong.

As for Fischer, the new Carmichael Lynch prez rejoined said agency last August to serve as its first-ever CSO and subsequently consolidated its research, analytics and media groups into one strategic resource, according to the agency. Prior to CL, he spent four years at fellow Twin Cities shop, space150, last serving as CEO. During his first time out at CL, Fischer spent five years (’03-08) working n the agency’s planning department. Early on in his career, Fischer worked in account planning at Fallon.

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Fischer Rejoins Carmichael Lynch, Assumes CSO Post

After four years away from the Carmichael Lynch fold, Marcus Fischer will be rejoining the agency to serve as its first chief strategy officer, effective August 13. Prior to his CL reunion, Fischer (pictured) spent the last four years at fellow Minneapolis operation space150, where he moved up the ladder from VP, account planning to president to ultimately CEO.

Along with his new CSO post at Carmichael Lynch, Fischer will join the agency’s core management team that also includes CEO Mike Lescarbeau, president Doug Spong, CFO/COO Mark Feriancek and CCO Dave Damman. Fischer’s first tour of duty at Carmichael Lynch lasted from 2003-2008, during which time he worked in the agency’s brand planning department.

space150 Appoints First MD to New York Office

Space150, the digital communications agency that counts clients such as American Express and International Dairy Queen, named Michael Levy as the first managing director of its New York office.

Levy is coming direct from Mediacom, where he was a senior partner responsible for notable accounts  including P&G and GlaxoSmithKline as well as category leaders Audi, Hasbro and JetBlue.

Marcus Fischer, president, space150 says in a statement,“Michael Levy is a heavy hitter in the traditional media field. His appointment, which adds senior strategic bandwidth to our New York teams, is step one in a process that’s going to see continued growth in our fashion, global finance, tourism and consumer brands business.”

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