Lee Garfinkel, 44, has accepted the added responsibility of CEO to his existing duties as chairman and chief creative officer of New York-based Lowe Lintas & Partners. The position of CEO had been vacant since Lowe & Partners/SMS merged with Ammirati Puris Lintas last year.

Garfinkel now shares the chair and creative role with Gary Goldsmith, 44, promoted from vice-chairman and executive creative director..

News source: Advertising Age - Daily Deadline