Fifteen Minutes taps Bill Harrison

Howard Bragman to serve as chairman, CEO

Bill Harrison has been named prexy and chief operating officer of Fifteen Minutes, the praisery founded by veteran publicist Howard Bragman.

Bragman, who launched Fifteen Minutes in 2005 after leaving Bragman Nyman Cafarelli, will now serve as chairman and CEO of the company. Ryan Croy, Gabriel Serrato and Lisa Perkins continue as partners.

Harrison will continue to head up corporate entertainment for the praisery, while taking on new duties for overall management of the agency and long-term business development.

“In just a few months, Bill has demonstrated the leadership, initiative and temperament to earn this title,” Bragman said.

Before joining Fifteen Minutes earlier this year, Harrison headed publicity for Paradigm. He’s also worked for PMK/HBH and Zukerman Communications.

Fifteen Minutes’ client list includes Carlos Mencia, Cathy Schulman, Isaiah Washington, APA, Greenberg Glusker, Mario Lopez and Steve Tisch.