MINNEAPOLIS—Padilla Speer Beardsley has selected Greg Tarmin to head its New York office. As senior vice president and managing director, Tarmin will oversee the New York staff, supervise services for clients including Merck, Elsevier and BraunAbility, and bring new clients to Padilla.
Most recently, Tarmin served as senior vice president of Cohn & Wolfe in New York, where his clients included Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Colgate-Palmolive and GlaxoSmithKline.Previously, he spent nearly 10 years at MS&L in New York, where he was a senior vice president whose clients included Philips Electronics, Procter & Gamble, Intuit, Capital One, Eli Lilly & Company and Pfizer.
Before joining MS&L, Tarmin spent six years at American Express in New York as director of public affairs supporting the company’s retail indices, consumer card services group, as well as managing communications surrounding the award-winning Charge Against Hunger cause-marketing program.
Prior to that, he worked on national and international programs at Ogilvy & Mather in New York and started his career at R.C. Auletta & Company.