After 10 years as vice president at McCann Erickson in New York, Rick McKinney has joined Deluxe AdServices as vice president, secondary postproduction. At McCann, he managed the agency’s in-house studio, supervising the design and construction of new facilities that included state of the art postproduction suites.
McKinney will oversee all production-focused operations and staff within Deluxe AdServices’ U.S. based organization. This includes direct management oversight of the company’s production teams in New York and Burbank. He will also have collaborative oversight, with the director of production operations, of the company’s recently opened Toronto location.
Greg Smith, general manager of Deluxe AdServices, said “During his more than 10 years at McCann, Rick helped change the possibilities of what could be accomplished in adapting to new technology to serve clients more efficiently. Adding Rick to the Deluxe team is part of our continued effort to serve our clients even more successfully by streamlining the production process while maintaining the highest levels of quality and performance.”
About Deluxe AdServices
Deluxe AdServices is a rapidly growing ad delivery technology provider serving the telecom, auto, banking and retail sectors, among others, in supplying ads to television stations, broadcast and cable networks and digital media outlets. Its focus is on providing clients an efficient, integrated digital supply chain that addresses the rapid growth of content consumption on tablets, game consoles, and other connected devices. Deluxe AdServices is a division of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. is a global leader in media and entertainment services across film, video and online content from capture to consumption. Since 1915, Deluxe has been the trusted partner for the world’s most successful Hollywood studios, independent film companies, TV networks, exhibitors, advertisers and others, offering best in class solutions in production, post production, distribution, asset and workflow management and new digital solution-based technologies.
With operations in Los Angeles, New York and around the globe, the company employs nearly 6,000 of the most talented, highly honored and recognized artists and industry veterans worldwide. Deluxe is a wholly owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. For more information visit www.bydeluxe.com.