Home furnishings retail giant Ethan Allen announced that its Board of Directors has elected John J. Dooner, Jr. as a director of the Company to serve through 2011.
“The Ethan Allen brand, known for quality, style and value, has, through these difficult economic times, been able to maintain its leadership position. I am pleased to be joining its team as a director,” said Dooner.
Dooner serves as Executive Chairman of McCann Worldgroup, a company he formed in 1997. McCann has grown to be one of the world’s largest marketing communications organizations, with operations in over 125 countries and a client roster that includes preeminent global marketers and many of the world’s most famous brands. Prior to assuming that position, Dooner was CEO of McCann Erickson Worldwide, a post he assumed in 1992.
He serves on several not-for-profit organizations, including service as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of United Way Worldwide; Charter Member of the President’s Advisory Council of CARE and Past Chairman and Board Member of the Advertising Council.
Farooq Kathwari, Ethan Allen's Chairman and CEO stated, “We are delighted that John Dooner is joining our Board. He brings extensive expertise in leadership, marketing and advertising.”