Addison Ames: Years of Experience in PR and Marketing
About Addison Ames
Since graduating from Vanderbilt University with a degree in communications, Addison Ames has amassed a wealth of experience in public relations and marketing across a variety of professional settings. Early in his career, Mr. Ames served as brand manager for CNNfn, a finance-oriented subsidiary of CNN. Over the past 17 years, Addison Ames has served as director of public relations for many successful companies, including J.Crew, where he specialized in executive visibility and fashion-related public relations; AGG International, a New York-based strategic communications firm specializing in European-based global companies, including Airbus, BASF, DaimlerChrysler, EADS and Mercedes-Benz; HIT Entertainment, where he managed children’s television programs like “Bob the Builder” and “The Wiggles;” and Electronic Arts, where he represented the casual games portfolio, including the popular computer game “The Sims” for a worldwide market.
Addison Ames currently serves as vice president of marketing and development for RyAd Ventures, a Dunkin’ Brands franchise group and real estate holding company in Florida. His responsibilities include acquiring and developing real estate holdings for retail and mixed use purposes. He also works to develop the brand representation of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins in Florida through integrated marketing and community relations.