PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Oct. 28, 1957

¶Emerson Foote, 50, who resigned nine months ago as executive vice president of McCann-Erickson Inc., the world's second-largest ad agency (first: J. Walter Thompson), returned to advertising as chairman of Manhattan's Geyer Advertising, Inc. Longtime (26 years) topflight Adman Foote, who left McCann-Erickson (TIME, Feb. 18) "to return to the personal practice of advertising," made a "substantial" investment in Geyer, which ranks 38th in ad billing with bookings of $20.5 million. Self-described as "an overgrown account executive and a frustrated copywriter," Foote will get a chance to work both ends of the ad business...

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