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Werner joined Catalyst as managing partner in 2006, and is spearheading the agency's dynamic growth with global brands that include SUBWAY Restaurants, Under Armour and vitaminwater. During his tenure, the agency has experienced revenue growth every year while maintaining client and staff retention at 90-plus percent on an annual basis.
Prior to joining Catalyst, Werner spent 15 years at Taylor, becoming one of the youngest vice presidents in the company's history. He has created a variety of marketing communications efforts to help distinguish consumer brands in a variety of industry categories: online, sports, health and packaged goods.
Werner helped develop consumer strategies for brands such as SUBWAY, Microsoft's Xbox and ESPN.com.
Werner's work on behalf of MasterCard's global sports sponsorships has taken him around the world, from the European Football Championships in England to the African Cup of Nations in South Africa, where he played an essential role in the development of global activation communication platforms. He lives in Upper Montclair, N.J.