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Daymon Worldwide appoints Jim Holbrook as CEO

Staff writer | Stamford, Conn., USA | August 10, 2015
Daymon WorldwideAugust 10, 2015, Stamford, Conn., USA - Daymon Worldwide, a consumable retailing company, announced the appointment of Jim Holbrook as chief executive officer from September 1, 2015.
Mr. Holbrook also joins the Daymon Board of Directors. His most recent leadership experience was at Post Holdings, which he joined in 2011 when it was spun off from Ralcorp.

Mr. Holbrook was named President of Post Foods, the flagship cereal business, in 2012, and in 2014 was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Post Consumer Brands, which comprised the cereal business as well as Power Bar and other company acquisitions in the nutrition products category.

Mr. Holbrook started his career at Procter & Gamble following his graduation from Vanderbilt University in 1981. After three years at P&G, he moved to Ralston Purina (now Nestlé Purina) where he spent twelve years in roles of increasing responsibility.

He was Vice President, Customer Development. For the last two years at Ralston Purina, Holbrook served as Chief Executive ofBeechnut and Assistant to the Chairman of Ralston Purina.

Mr. Holbrook left Ralston Purina in 1996 to become CEO of Zipatoni, an ad agency of which he was a part owner. He sold the business to Interpublic Group in 2001, where he remained for another three years in an executive role leading a number of IPG’s agencies.

In 2005, Mr. Holbrook was recruited for the CEO role at EMAK and engineered the transition to a privately-held company. Before leaving for Post Holdings, he launched a new agency at EMAK called Neighbor.