Stacey Hightower is the Chief Operating Officer of Group E, for the DAS Group of Companies. As COO he is charged with ensuring operational excellence while fostering collaboration between the companies within the Group E portfolio and among DAS and Omnicom.
Stacey is responsible for creating strategic and operational opportunities that provide meaningful solutions for clients, while driving growth and value.
Previously, Stacey spent fifteen years as a change management consultant, implementing performance improvement and operational reengineering initiatives. He is a returned Peace Corps volunteer (while there he provided micro-credit to women’s groups in Kenya). He earned his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and his MBA from the Yale School of Management. He also proudly sits on the Board of Brooklyn Prospect Charter School.
The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.