It’s the people behind the brand that matter!
Haig Barrett starts with our people. And ends there, too. Because our people are the power behind our name. While we come from all walks of life, with a variety of specialties and backgrounds, we have one shared passion. To help you, our clients, create rich, interactive relationships with your customers.
There’s one more shared passion. To help you, our clients, have a good time doing it.
Founder, CEO and Chief Visionary Officer
Haig Armaghanian is Founder, CEO and Chief Visionary Officer. In addition to those, clients often give him another - disruptor. Disruptive thinking is just one of the things our client count on him for.
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Chief of Staff
Sarah is a high achiever, with experience across a number of industries, and a proven track record of sustainable sales growth through the development of new business opportunities/new markets, the introduction of new products, with excellent people management skills and a strong focus on improving operational efficiency.
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COO and Chief Project Warrior
As Chief Project Warrior, clients rely on Fred Amiryan to solve just about any issue—and when it comes to running a project, it’s all in the details. As the head of Haig Barrett’s Project Management Office, Fred keeps projects, and the teams in charge of them, running like clockwork.
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Beth HarrisSenior Account Director
Beth is an enthusiastic, inspirational leader who brings a wealth of experience in high level experiential marketing, branding, consultative sales and empowering leadership to her clients.
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JamesL. PinzinoVice President, Food & Beverage
James is a Food & Beverage industry veteran, a top-performing Sales and Marketing leader with a proven record of increasing sales, expanding client base, introducing new products, and driving company growth. His deep knowledge and experience positions him between the marketplace and the product.
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JoshDunnStrategy & Execution Lead
He may specialize in marketing and business growth now, but throughout his career, Josh M. Dunn has held leadership positions in marketing, business and product development, supply chain, sustainability, and many other aspects of business improvement.
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MurraySchwartzFounder and Managing PartnerTM - Travel Entertainment Marketing & Chief Experience Officer
Combining his passion for music, sports and travel, Murray Schwartz has followed a winding path of unique opportunities over the course of his long career. As a teen, Murray was the official photographer for Dick Clark’s American Bandstand, Don Kirshner's Rock Concert and other major TV music shows.
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LarryZimmererAutomotive Industry Lead
Karine BoutinMarketing Strategist
Beauty may be in eye of the beholder, but a beautiful mind is indisputable. With a background in the multibillion-dollar cosmetic and fashion industries Karine Boutin is far more than just a pretty face, she’s a killer Marketing Strategist.
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Khayal Algosaibi JonesProject Warrior
Marco IngaStrategy & Execution Lead
With the growth in popularity of digital platforms and social media, you need someone who’s been around the block and back. And Marco Inga is just the guy who has the right amount of experience and the know how to activate any digital and social media plan.
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Michael UtvichMarketing Visionary
As a Marketing Visionary at Haig Barrett since 2001, Michael Utvich has been thinking organically about the execution and delivery of every project for so long it’s an integral part of who he is.
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Minling ChuangChief Storyteller
RachelRichmanStrategy and Execution Lead
Rachel Richman is a highly driven sales and marketing leader with more than ten years of experience in entertainment, sports and consumer packaged goods, most notably with Showtime Networks, Universal Sports and Teleflora.
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Dr. Rhea Kim, Ph.D.Chief Research Officer & Total Market Evangelist
With 20 years’ experience in global marketing and advertising, corporate relations, strategic planning and business development, Dr. Rhea Kim knows how to build and develop partnerships that work. And she has the data to prove it.
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Renee WesterhoutSenior Account Director
Renee Westerhout loves to get attention – attention for her clients that is. Figuring out consumer habits and patterns is her specialty. And with over 10 years of agency experience, she definitely knows a thing or two about consumer behavior.
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Sally VerdugtStrategy & Execution Lead
As a Strategy & Execution Lead at Haig Barrett, Sally Verdugt is equally comfortable leading the charge or working behind the scenes. While different skillsets, they achieve the same goal—making sure her clients shine.
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Stephen GetsonBusiness Director
Stephen is leader in brand strategy and experiential marketing. With over 15 years of professional experience in business development, strategic growth and marketing. He has a diverse background including strategic planning, sponsorship marketing, product development, plus creating and deploying experiential programs.
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Ted WhetstoneStrategy & Execution Lead
Approaching his 10th anniversary working for Haig Barrett, Ted Whetstone’s deep experience in analytics, project management and strategy makes him a valuable asset to the team. And trust us, we plan on keeping him around for another 10 or 20 years—at least.
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Andrzej PienczykowskiThink Tank
Andrzej Pienczykowski is an expert in knowledge transfer technologies to help save companies money and time in launching products. He is a valuable member of our Think Tank and for our clients.
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Bill BoardmanThink Tank
BrettM. MilesThink Tank
Brett M. Miles is known for Empowering Leadership™ through his management consulting, strategic thinking, meeting facilitation skills, executive coaching and executive team building.
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Bruce MilesThink Tank
Chris ChristensenThink Tank
George SkegasThink Tank
Mamdouh AshourThink Tank
Anil Doshi RPh, Ph.DThink Tank
Anil has selected, developed and launched several pharmaceutical products in anti-infective, cardiovascular, CNS and NSAID therapeutic areas. His thirty years of total product development experience has resulted in a filing of 6 IND’s, 4 supplemental NDA’s, two 505(2b) NDA applications for branded products and 16 ANDA’s for solids, 6 ANDA’s for Parenterals...
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Aria RaphaelTeam Talent Manager
Keeping everyone in tune with one another certainly helps with efficiency. As Team Talent Manager, Aria Raphael makes sure everything runs smoothly. In the office. With clients. And on the dance floor.
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Born and raised down the street from Apple’s original headquarters in Cupertino, California, some might say Dan was born with digital in his veins.In 2007 Dan truly found his calling when the iPhone and App Store were launched.
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