Hal Riney

Hal Patrick Riney (17 July 1932 in Seattle, Washington - 24 March 2008 in San Francisco, California) was an American advertising executive.Founder of Publicis & Hal Riney, Riney was named #30 on the Advertising Age 100 people of the 20th century. He was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame in 2001.Riney grew up in Longview, Washington. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1954. After serving two years in the United States Army doing public relations in Italy, he joined BBDO San Francisco, moving from the mail room to head art director and finally creative director in 1968.
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  • Jeff Goodby: ‘You have to learn to give people rejection’

    … over his long career. From creating the iconic “Got Milk?” campaign to morphing Goodby Silverstein into a digital-heavy agency, Goodby has had a front row seat on the industry rollercoaster. Digiday chatted with Goodby about Hal Riney, making interviewees squirm and why the ad business isn’t that complicated at the end of the day. Tell me about your…

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