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EMA’s Michael Slade Appointed Chairman of AAAA’s Human Resources Management Committee

Michael Slade, partner and director of human resources at Eric Mower and Associates, has been appointed chairman of the Human Resources Management Committee of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA).

The AAAA HR Management Committee is comprised of 40 of the top agencies across the U.S., providing counsel to AAAA members on various HR matters impacting the industry. Committee members share best practices and contribute their expertise on the association’s HR programs and services, including professional development conferences, employee surveys and annual reporting to members on compensation and benefits.

“HR is a critical component in delivering results for clients. Participation in the committee for the past eight years has allowed me to work with some of the top performing agencies and implement improvements that make EMA more competitive,” said Slade. “AAAA members benefit directly from our committee’s work, helping them to attract and retain the best and brightest in our industry.”

The AAAA is the leading trade organization of the advertising industry, whose membership includes more than 700 advertising agencies. Members of the AAAA are responsible for approximately 75 percent of the total advertising volume by agencies nationwide and collectively employ more than 60,000 advertising and communications professionals.

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Mower is a digitally integrated independent marketing, advertising and public relations agency with professionals in New York City, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, N.C., Cincinnati, and Buffalo, Rochester, Albany and Syracuse, N.Y. Mower delivers strategic insights and counsel, digital solutions, smart creative and award-winning results to clients in a wide range of industries and service sectors. It has earned top industry accolades from Clio, Cannes and ANA B2 awards and is the only full-service agency ranked in Ad Age, B2B Marketing, PRWeek and Chief Marketer. Mower is part of two global agency networks—thenetworkone and IPREX—as well as the 4A’s.