LyonHeart has announced the retirement of Al Nickel, the company's chairman. Anne Devereux, currently CEO, will replace Nickel in that position.
According to Devereux, Nickel was a founding partner in Dorritie Lyons & Nickel, Inc., which would later merge and evolve into Lyons Lavey Nickel Swift, Inc. (LLNS). In 2005, LLNS teamed with TBWA creating LyonHeart's global network TBWA\Worldwide, where Nickel was chairman. LLNS relaunched as LionHeart in 2007.