NBCUniversal today announced that Frank Sgrizzi will join the NBCUniversal Advertising & Partnerships division as Senior Vice President, Client Partnerships. In Frank's new role, he will be responsible for leading the teams across key categories including Telco, CPG, Food, as well as Beverage and Spirits. Frank will report directly to Karen Kovacs, Executive Vice President, Client Partnerships, Advertising & Partnerships, NBCUniversal.
With over 30 years of experience in the ad sales industry, Sgrizzi's leadership will fuel NBCUniversal's ability to deepen client relationships and category expertise across a range of businesses. Sgrizzi and his team are hyper focused on striking true, transparent partnerships with NBCU's world leading brands and connect them with their consumers across One Platform.
"Frank is not only an expert in this business but a trusted colleague amongst the entire industry," said Karen Kovacs, EVP, Client Partnerships. "We are extremely fortunate to have him join our team and are thrilled with what his unmatched experience and leadership will bring to our sales division, our clients and our partners."
Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Sgrizzi spent nearly three decades at Turner/WarnerMedia with a career ranging from being the first-ever Account Executive on Cartoon Network to leading Turner's Portfolio Sales and Client Partnerships division. During his time at Turner/WarnerMedia, Sgrizzi partnered with leading national brands and media agencies to strategically align value propositions of the company to the unique needs of consumers. Sgrizzi then took his skillset to Topwater Advisory Group, where he served as a Senior Media Consultant.
Personally, and professionally, Sgrizzi is committed to seeking new challenges and opportunities to both learn and grow. Through mentorships, recruitment and talent development, he prioritizes an inclusive business culture.
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