Daniel Petre is Vice President at Target 10 where he connects top-tier brands to one of the most vibrant markets in America. He joined the agency in 2012 and oversees Bud Light, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, HBO, and a portfolio of Johnson & Johnson brands to name a few. Danny works hand-in-hand with the agency’s president, Matt Tumminello, to ensure best-in-class strategic and creative thinking resulting in exceptional, award-winning work for our clients.
Prior to joining Target 10, Danny was a VP, global account director at Publicis. In that position, he was an account leader for P&G’s global Vicks business. At Publicis he was also a board member of Égalité, the agency’s LGBT employee resource group. Danny has also held supervisor roles at mcgarrybowen and over the course of his career has worked on brands that include Prilosec OTC, Reebok, UBS, BMW and Chantix.
Beyond his time at the agency, Danny is a mentor to Columbia University graduate students studying communications and a volunteer communications consultant for the New York based non-profit Project Achieve, working to recruit participants to join clinical trials for an HIV vaccine. He also sits on New York Blood Center’s Generational Leadership Council and serves on the Product Advisory Council for Cannon Partners, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm developing innovative new technologies in advertising research. Future aspirations include turning his dog into a social media celebrity on Instagram.
Danny earned his B.S. in marketing from Plymouth State University and his M.S. in strategic communications from Columbia University.