George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) was an admiral of the United States Navy. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. He was also the only person in the history of the United States to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the most senior rank in the United States Navy.Dewey was born in Montpelier, Vermont, directly opposite the Vermont State House to Julius Yemans Dewey and his first wife, Mary Perrin. Julius was a physician, having received his degree from The University of Vermont. He was among the founders of the National Life Insurance Company in 1848 and a member of the Episcopal Church and was among the founders of the Christ Episcopal Church in Montpelier.
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Linus Karlsson and Andreas Dahlqvist have new roles at McCann Erickson: Karlsson is now chief creative officer, global brands while his Swedish compatriot is deputy CCO, global brands.
Thom Gruhler, the third top executive on McCann-Erickson’s Verizon business to exit the account since late summer, is out as president of the agency’s flagship N. Y. office.
Linus Karlsson is adding another top creative exec to the management team he's assembling at McCann and, no, it is not another of the Swede’s countrymen. He’s hired Natalie Lam, the Cannes Cyber Grand Prix and Titanium award-winner who launched Nike+ at R/GA, to become an executive creative director in the agency’s N.