He designs stores. Arnell wears a gray Tom Ford suit and his trademark Corbusier-style eyeglasses. Richard Anthony Sayer ("Tony") Arnell (15 September 1917 – 10 April 2009) was an English composer of classical music.Arnell composed in all the established genres for the concert stage, and his list of works includes six completed symphonies (a seventh was realised by Martin Yates) and six string quartets. Catch 22. s.l. The vendor raves about the new design. This Samsung microwave image became an unlikely hit. We're happy with the work." Tech Crunch - March 13, 2017 After I leave it occurs to me that the way to understand Peter Arnell is to think of everything he does as a kind of high-stakes performance art. I keep remembering something Arnell told me when we sat down to breakfast in New York. Arnell went to the Fulton Fish Mar-ket and shot a black-and-white photograph of the Brooklyn Bridge, the view he remembered from childhood. The Arnells have three children. It's not my company. Maybe. They've scored a meeting with the chief innovation officer at Chrysler, a guy who can greenlight their project. Arnell also can't understand the kerfuffle over his work for Tropicana. Arnell devours oranges, about 20 a day, which turn his hands yellow. He's even designed fragrance inserts that create an aromatherapy experience while you drive. He'll address Tropicana, then bury it with a blizzard of information about everything else he's working on. Peter Widener Mansion, Broad St. & Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA (1887), Willis G. Hale, architect, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, PA (1897-1900), Horace Trumbauer, architect. Participation on this site by a party does not imply endorsement of any other party's content, products, or services. We move on to Chrysler headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich., where Arnell meets with a team from a small software company that develops programs for Apple's iPhone and iPod. [12], Crucifixion (c.1460) by Rogier van der Weyden, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Small Cowper Madonna (c.1505) by Raphael, The Schoolmaster (1575) by Giovanni Battista Moroni, Saint Martin and the Beggar (1597-1599) by El Greco, Marchesa Elena Grimaldi (c.1623) by Anthony van Dyck, The Mill (1645-1648) by Rembrandt van Rijn, Portrait of a Gentleman with a Tall Hat and Gloves (1656) by Rembrandt, Portrait of a Lady with an Ostrich-Feather Fan (1656) by Rembrandt, Woman Holding a Balance (c.1664) by Vermeer, Lady Elizabeth Hamilton (1758) by Sir Joshua Reynolds, The Honorable Mrs. Thomas Graham (c.1777-1778) by Thomas Gainsborough, The Hoppner Children (1791) by John Hoppner, Wivenhoe Park, Essex (1816) by John Constable, Venice–The Dogana and San Giorgio Maggiore (1834) Joseph Mallord William Turner, Keelmen Heaving in Coals by Moonlight (1835) by Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Dead Toreador (1864) by Édouard Manet, The Artist's Studio (c.1868) Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Before the Ballet (1890-1892) by Edgar Degas, Portrait of Peter A. Rossi, Aldo. And talks. In 1996 Arnell was sued by four women, former assistants who claimed he had abused and degraded them; the suit was settled out of court. Arnell says she has told him to tone down his swearing when he's with me. When he's done with one bowl, an assistant whisks away the peels and brings in another. WIDENER'S BIRTHDAY; Financier Celebrates Eightieth Anniversary at His Office", Article on Widener and Widener Mansion in Philadelphia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Peter_Arrell_Browne_Widener&oldid=990488561, Burials at Laurel Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia), Wikipedia articles with RKDartists identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Businessman, art collector, philanthropist. Right now, Peter Arnell lives in New York, NY. Widener invested his $50,000 profit in horse-drawn city streetcar lines. Singelen selde godt og nådde førsteplassen i Canada, der han låg i fem veker, og toppa singellistene i Belgia (Flandern) og Sverige. Is that nuts? Is it doing well?" Yet despite his achievements, some rivals dismiss Arnell as a pompous, pretentious, phony intellectual—a fraud, basically. Helena Arnell-Gezelius (1697 Tukholma – 1. elokuuta 1751 Porvoo) oli suomalainen taidemaalari 1700-luvun ensi vuosikymmenillä.. Arnellin vanhemmat olivat Jonas Lauréntii Arnell ja Helena Adlerberg, isäpuoli Axel Aulaevill. Arnell introduces himself. Rounding a corner, he spots a bagel vendor who's selling Tropicana orange juice. Auskultant i Göta hovrätt 1754-02-15. People started comparing the situation to the 1985 New Coke disaster. His grandson, George D. Widener Jr. (1889-1971), a noted horse racing figure, was also the chairman of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. We'll be parading them in front of you daily, and when we're done, we'll all decide together who's the worst. [2] He grew to prominence in Philadelphia politics, and had become the City Treasurer by 1871. Arnell became known as someone with fresh ideas whose eccentricities are worth tolerating. Andréa left the band shortly after its founding, before its first performance. James Stirling: Buildings and Projects Peter Arnell and Ted Bickford, introduction by Colin Rowe (1993) Rizzoli; James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates: Buildings and Projects, 1975-1992 Michael Wilford and Thomas Muirhead (1994), Thames and Hudson, ISBN 0-500-34126-5 In his facebook page, Yingluck’s brother, former Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra, disclosed over the weekend that Peter Arnell, CEO of Omnicom‘s Arnell Group, a U.S. packaging design and branding firm, and Frank Gehry, a noted American architect, are scheduled to visit Bangkok and meet with Punsak Winyarat, the head policy adviser to the Yingluck government, by the middle of next month. His father, a mechanical engineer, changed the family name from Abramovitz to Arnell. James Stirling: Buildings and Projects Peter Arnell and Ted Bickford, introduction by Colin Rowe (1993) Rizzoli; James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates: Buildings and Projects, 1975-1992 Michael Wilford and Thomas Muirhead (1994), Thames and Hudson, ISBN 0-500-34126-5 But the Tropicana boxes, which debuted in January, drove people nuts. He helped revamp the Fontainebleau hotel in Miami and is helping design the $3 billion Fontainebleau resort in Las Vegas. He rushes over, picks up a carton and asks the vendor what he thinks of the new packaging. Smart marketing, no? They watch in silence as he examines paper samples for a book he's producing. The Arnell Group was also behind the Tropicana redesign disaster [1]. So Peter Arnell seduced PepsiCo into forking over millions of dollars, and gave them a memo about perimeter oscillations and the gravitational pull of a soda-pop can. peter arnell With your help, we've ID'd 14 of the potentially worst bosses in New York. A selection: On the Map "You say garden, but I say Versailles," Arnell says. Adlad jämte sina bröder 1756-10-12, och adopterad på sin farbroder Carl Arnells adelskap (introd. But when you spend some time around him, you quickly realize that (a) he's extremely insecure, (b) he knows this mess has damaged him and (c) he wants to move past this as quickly as possible. Business rolled in: Anne Klein, Bank of America, Chanel, Condé Nast, Consolidated Edison, Ray-Ban, Rockport, Tommy Hilfiger. For the full experience on this episode, you... – Lyssna på 23: Arnell av Desperate Acts of Capitalism Podcast direkt i din mobil, surfplatta eller webbläsare - … "Oh, my gosh!" Arnell swears this is not a setup. Soon Arnell and Bickford started collaborating on books about artists and architects. However, d'Arnell … Which is a good thing—if I stay much longer I fear that my head might explode. About 1905, he purchased the crucifixion panel from Rogier van der Weyden's Crucifixion Diptych (c.1460) in Paris. [1][4] In 1883, he was a founding partner in the Philadelphia Traction Company, which electrified the city's trolley lines, and expanded into other major cities in the United States. In October 2008, Pepsi announced it would be redesigning its logo and re-branding many of its products by mid-2009. We're supposed to be going for a walk. "I can't believe that for the rest of my life I'm going to be known as Peter 'Tropicana' Arnell." See why nearly a quarter of a million subscribers begin their day with the Starting 5. Wherever he goes, he is trailed by smartly dressed junior executives who carry his canvas bags and write down everything he says in meetings. Or maybe, like everything else, it was all just part of the act. During the Civil War, Widener won a contract to supply mutton to all Union Army troops within 10 miles of Philadelphia. The software guys have created a "green meter" application that would let the iPod keep track of how much carbon you're saving by driving a Peapod rather than a regular car. Right now, however, this nearly perfect life is being marred by that freaking juice box. But Arnell the shop in recent years became a very different thing. Arnell works at a conference table, surrounded by staffers. They nod. "I'm a street rat from Brooklyn," he says, by way of explanation. & Bickford, Ted. But who knows what's real and what's stagecraft? His son George Dunton Widener (1861–1912) died aboard the RMS Titanic, while son Joseph Early Widener (1871–1943) was also a noted art collector. Peter Arnell, the outspoken agency executive who has worked for Chrysler, PepsiCo and Home Depot, is back, working for GNC. But guess what? The Fourth Defendant had met Mr Arnell at a social occasion in May 1997. Arnell says some employees have been with him for more than a decade, and why would they stay if he's so awful? In 1900, he completed Lynnewood Hall in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, a 110-room Georgian-style mansion designed by Horace Trumbauer. The redrawn Pepsi logo resembles a smile. It's not mine, however. The remarkable story of Peter Arnell is one of a bright kid from Brooklyn who starts out with little more than a high-school diploma and a huge dose of chutzpah, talks his way into the advertising business and ends up becoming a huge success, with a stunning Manhattan office and a mansion on an estate in suburban Katonah, N.Y. In 1887, Widener built an ornate mansion (designed by Willis G. Hale) in Philadelphia, at the northwest corner of Broad Street and Girard Avenue. Celant, Germano. ConEd and the New York City Fire Department are two clients from the less glitzy part of Arnell's portfolio. When it works, it works. Peter Arnell is known for this, just search his name on google and you'll get lots of colorful articles. Barnum of advertising at the time, and there’s a good chance he single-handedly drove this rebrand into the ground. Are you tracking me?" That iconic ad for Donna Karan's DKNY line, with the giant letters and the black-and-white photographs of New York? Mr Arnell was introduced as the sponsor of the team. [11], Widener's son Joseph donated more than 300 works—including paintings, sculpture, metalwork, stained glass, furniture, rugs, Chinese porcelains, and majolica—to the National Gallery of Art in 1942. And talks. It's a gray Wednesday morning and I'm chasing Peter Arnell through the streets of midtown Manhattan. Peter Arnell, an advertising executive famous for his eccentric behaviour, has been fired from the company he founded and will be replaced as chief executive by his wife. Widener used the great wealth accumulated from public transportation to become a founding organizer of U.S. Steel and the American Tobacco Company, as well as to acquire substantial holdings in Standard Oil. Two former business associates, who requested anonymity to avoid damaging their relationship with Arnell, say Arnell carried a handgun in an ankle holster. The company was incorporated in Florida, Texas, and California eleven years ago and is no longer active. He says Tropicana overreacted to complaints. As a boy, Arnell sometimes went to work with him. Arnell's most iconic work, the DKNY campaign— featuring building-size murals—was "extraordinarily instrumental in launching the company," says Donna Karan. (Neil Campbell, president of Tropicana North America, says Tropicana will continue working with Arnell. What else can they do? & Andrews, Mason. Why can't he have a freaking blog, right?". B. Widener (1902) by John Singer Sargent, The Raphael Room at Lynnewood Hall (1917) by William Bruce Ellis Ranken, Florentine Cassone (late 15th century), unknown Italian maker, Vergine Annunciata Window (1498-1503) by Giovanni di Domenico, Dolphin Helmet (c.1540-1545) by Giovanni Paolo di Negroli, Guanyin figure, Kangxi period (1662–1722), unknown Chinese porcelain artist, "P.A.B. Please. The following year he sold it to John G. Johnson, who reunited the two halves and later donated them to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Arnell hopes people will buy them for doing errands around town. He vacated it 13 years later and donated it (as a memorial for his late wife) to the Free Library of Philadelphia, which used it as a branch library from 1900 to 1946. His maternal grandfather, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, was a fishmonger in the Fulton Fish Market. "The characters on 'Mad Men' have nothing on Peter Arnell—they're not even close." 1985, Aldo Rossi, buildings and projects / compiled and edited by Peter Arnell and Ted Bickford ; introduction by Vincent Scully ; postscript by Rafael Moneo ; project description by Mason Andrews Rizzoli New York. Widener was an avid art collector,[10] with a collection that included more than a dozen paintings by Rembrandt, as well as works by then-new artists Édouard Manet and Auguste Renoir. & Bickford, Ted. Arnell claims it doesn't bother him. The ad was more than a hit—it defined the brand. "That guy loves it. The new Pepsi logo drew mixed reactions. The schadenfreude on Madison Avenue hangs so thick you can practically taste it. Peter Arnell has been associated with one company, according to public records. One blogger called Arnell "the Bernie Madoff of brands." Often featuring stark black-and-white photography, his campaigns stand out. "I would argue this business could be hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars," he says. Later, Arnell created the famous DKNY logo with the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. Arnell shoots his own photographs and directs his own TV commercials. "How's it selling? "Can you imagine such mishegoss over a freaking box of juice?" Outside Federal Hall, Arnell stops to chat with a busker. He is considered to have been among the 100 wealthiest Americans, having left an enormous fortune. That criticism seemed on target when, in the midst of the Tropicana controversy, someone leaked a 27-page memo Arnell wrote for PepsiCo crammed with so much pseudo-intellectual claptrap—references to the Mona Lisa, the Parthenon, the golden ratio, the relativity of space and time, magnetic fields, "perimeter oscillations" of the Pepsi logo, the "gravitational pull" of a can of Pepsi on a supermarket shelf, the rate of expansion of the universe—that some thought it might be a hoax. "A logo on a can of soda? An assistant uploads and catalogs them. There he met Ted Bickford, a Princeton architecture student. 'Gravitational Pull' 1778). "Everybody cries, without exception," she says. Arnell's wife, Sara, works at the agency as its "chief strategy officer." There's a phone call with someone named Jay. the guy says, then gushes about how much he loves the new Tropicana packaging. He puffs on a Zino Platinum cigar—a brand he helped create—and talks to just about everyone. Widener, Capitalist, Dies. Arnell grew up in Sheepshead Bay, down on the southern end of Brooklyn. Their big break came from Donna Karan, who was launching her clothing line. All content posted on this site is the responsibility of the party posting such content. Having done advertising work for the New York Fire Department, he's managed to get a fire-department badge and radio, and has outfitted his Jeep Commander with flashing lights. & Scully, Vincent Joseph. Förordnad att förestå en domsaga i Västergötland 1757-12-20. Out of Juice? He talks about Caravaggio, and Haydn, and Mozart. Musikkvideoen for «I Drove All Night» vart regissert av Peter Arnell og kom i februar 2003. Probably. With little more than a high-school education, Peter Arnell has created a reputation as a visionary adman. Widener amassed a significant art collection, that included works by Old Masters such as Vermeer, Rembrandt, Raphael and El Greco, British 18th- and 19th-century paintings, and works by French Impressionist artists such as Corot, Renoir, Degas and Manet. GNC Peter Arnell has re-emerged from advertising exile as the marketing and communications chief at GNC. B. Widener died at Lynnewood Hall at the age of 80 on November 6, 1915, after having suffered from poor health for three years. There's a meeting with a team to talk about building a train. "Have you seen his house? Arnell composed in all the established genres for the concert stage, and his list of works includes six completed symphonies (a seventh was realised by Martin Yates ) and six string quartets. "It's all bulls––t," he said. He was named after Peter Arrell Browne (1782–1860),[3] a noted lawyer in 19th-century Philadelphia.[1]. [4] He describes its design as "a mix of Darth Vader, a bullet train, and a Citroën deux chevaux." & Arnell, Peter. Still, even people who don't like Arnell (and there are many) will admit, grudgingly, that he is a terrific salesman—the name P. T. Barnum gets mentioned—and that he has done some wonderful work. He introduced himself and talked his way into an internship at Graves's offices. But it's not my brand. Summary: Peter Arnell is 62 years old and was born on 04/01/1958. Afterward, he calls Ben Silverman, co-chairman of NBC Entertainment, and Rudy Giuliani, but can't get them on the phone. [2] The city was a major transportation hub for troop deployment, and the location of many of the largest Union military hospitals. While the new Tropicana box fizzled, Pepsi says Arnell's new logo for its soda cans is working. To continue reading login or create an account. In the early 1980s Dawn Mello, then the fashion director at Bergdorf Goodman, hired them to create ads. [2] Convergence is Shaping the Future of Communications. He talks about losing 250 pounds, going from 407 to 152 pounds in 30 months by eating the exact same food every day—carrots, cucumber slices and steamed cauliflower, dipped in mustard and sesame seeds. Then we hit the streets on foot. Rivals delighted in Arnell's pretentious pitch memo that leaked—but PepsiCo says sales are up. Until you experience it firsthand, it's just completely and utterly unfathomable.". The blogosphere lit up with criticism. Wikipedia Citation Over the years Arnell, 50, has turned himself into a powerhouse brand, wrapping himself in myth and packaging his personal narrative with the same flair he brings to a Super Bowl ad. "Peter was extraordinarily instrumental in launching the company," Karan says. My life is bulls––t." Arnell Group founder Peter Arnell touted the design … You can study it, but you can't explain it. Lately, it seems he's been brought aboard by BlackBerry and it's interesting how their instagram page shows the slow change from normal looking ads to just weird abstract black and white crap. Arnell has overseen development of the Peapod and even put his initials—as in Peter Eric Arnell—into the name. Student i Uppsala1 1744-10-19 och i Lund 1752. "I have my own perspective on it. "He is unencumbered with any sense of morality. Wikipedia Citation Actually, the word Arnell uses is not "freaking," and he's using it a lot. He wants to call customers "peaple" and has designed a line of accessories: pens, flashlights, T shirts, baseball caps, shopping carts, picnic baskets, yoga bags, gardening sets. "You see that?" So what if they have no clue what he's talking about? Who knows why? he says. (They haven't worked up 2008 numbers yet.) Lars Arnell (13. tammikuuta 1781 Tukholma – 6. syyskuuta 1856 Turku) oli ruotsalainen sotilas, maaherra ja kääntäjä, joka asui vuodesta 1826 Suomessa ja toimi täällä kirjakauppiaana, Suomen Talousseuran sihteerinä ja toimittajana.. Arnellin vanhemmat olivat tykistömajuri Lars Larsson Arnell ja Sofia Elisabet von Rosen. [4][5][10] Those affected often engage in self-harm and other dangerous behavior. References: Erik Arnell [1] Heller, Joseph. Why the Firing of Weird Design Guru Peter Arnell Was a Long Time Coming - CBS News. This person recalls Arnell humiliating employees by making them get down and do push-ups in front of clients. The new Tropicana carton was heavily criticized for looking too much like a generic store brand. Either that or I'll burst out laughing. "That bridge," he says, "was like a gateway to a fantasy land." ), Later, when we're sitting outside Arnell's office in his Jeep Commander, so Arnell can take a cigar break, he says a lot of the backbiting comes from people who are jealous of his success. The man says no, he lives in the West Village and works in advertising. In February, Tropicana announced it would revert to the old packaging. What's the aspirational currency? [9] By 1945, the accumulated income plus the current value of the real and personal property totaled $98,368,058.[9]. Peter Arrell Browne Widener (November 13, 1834 – November 6, 1915) was an American businessman, art collector, and head of the Widener family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Traction and Tobacco Financier Expires at 80 at His Home in Elkins Park. Inside the Mind of Pete Rarnell They missed the familiar orange-with-a-straw picture. Hänen puolisonsa oli vuodesta 1720 teologian tohtori, Porvoon piispa Johan (Johannes) Nepos Gezelius.Heillä oli yksi lapsi Johan, joka aateloitiin nimellä Olivecreutz. : Simon & Schuster, 1961. Stamped in Steel A woman who worked for Arnell years later says he still delighted in bringing assistants to tears. Did he really mean that? She was introduced to him by her friend, Mr Ian Wilford, who ran a Grand Prix Side Car racing team. The Peapod has an iPod dock in its dashboard. In the small and catty world of advertising and design, Arnell's stumble has been cause for celebration. By 1985, the Arnell-Bickford agency was booking $4.4 million a year, and Adweek was touting the 27-year-old Arnell as a rising young star. As he does this, another man approaches the busker. He remembers crossing the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan at midnight, seeing the skyscrapers. It's a museum," says Martha Stewart, a friend and neighbor. Over the past two decades his agency has done high-profile work for clients like Samsung, Banana Republic, McDonald's, Home Depot and Pfizer. I got paid a lot of money, and I have 30 other projects. "Terry Tate: Office Linebacker," which Arnell did in 2003, is one of the most popular Super Bowl spots of all time. So what the hell? New study notes that it’s a driverless future, not a people-less future. It's their job to sit there and listen. Customers said the box was so different that they couldn't find Tropicana on the shelf anymore. Left About $35,000,000. That fiasco will cost Tropicana some money, but it could do even more damage to Arnell, who's been called one of the great brand impresarios of our age. "Who else is winning business in this economy? [7], P. A. The Box Is the Ad We meet for breakfast at Sant Ambroeus, a restaurant on the Upper East Side. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Anthony Sayer ("Tony") Arnell (15 September 1917 – 10 April 2009) was an English composer of classical music . Arnell talks. The building burned in 1980, and it was demolished. [1] (Arnell acknowledges only having a gun permit and says stories of him carrying it at work are "inaccurate.") Borderline personality disorder (BPD), also known as emotionally unstable personality disorder (EUPD),[9] is a mental illness characterized by a long-term pattern of unstable relationships, distorted sense of self, and strong emotional reactions. "I designed this," Arnell says. Background Report for Peter Arnell. He dashes—from Brioni, which does his tailoring, to Hatsuhana, his favorite sushi restaurant, to the Seagram building, where he offers me an impromptu lecture about the building's architect, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. No words can fully encapsulate the insanity of what he produced. Philanthropist and Patron of the Arts Began His Career in Philadelphia as a Butcher", "18 May 1892, Page 4 - Oakland Tribune at Newspapers.com", "George Widener, Racing Figure, Dies at 82", "P.A.B. Arnell calls its effort "Breathtaking," and introduces its work with this brand-equity pop-psychobabble: The vocabulary of truth and simplicity is a reoccurring phenomena in the brand's history. The poor software guys, who've never met Arnell and didn't know what to expect, just sit there looking befuddled but trying their best to play along. With no air conditioning and a top speed of 25 miles per hour, the $12,500 Peapod is basically a fancy golf cart. 1985, Frank Gehry, buildings and projects / compiled and edited by Peter Arnell and Ted Bickford ; essay by Germano Celant ; text by Mason Andrews ; recent work photographed by Tim Street-Porter Rizzoli New York. "You see what I mean? That's Arnell. Last year his "brand architecture" company, the Arnell Group, won a contract from PepsiCo to redesign the Pepsi logo and create new packaging for Tropicana, a PepsiCo brand. You expect this when you're in my business. You have 4 free articles remaining this month, Sign-up to our daily newsletter for more articles like this + access to 5 extra articles. But even afterward, Arnell's behavior continued to offend. Our bottlers like it. Those instincts are on display during the afternoon I spent in Arnell's brand-new glass-wrapped office space on the 36th floor of 7 World Trade Center. Advertising Age estimates Arnell's firm booked revenues of about $25 million in 2007. No wonder Arnell says his leaked PepsiCo memo—with its references to Euclid and Pythagoras, and Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian man—makes perfect sense. Co-founder Philadelphia Traction Company, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 19:29. "But over the years I've learned to respect his instincts.". But Arnell doesn't walk. The New York-based brand consultancy agency Arnell Group was hired on a $1 million contract to perform the brand update, leading to a 27-page design proposal titled BREATHTAKING Design Strategy.The document was subsequently leaked on Reddit by a user … About his grandfather, his childhood, his work with the Special Olympics and his work with the 9/11 tribute center. & Moneo, Jose Rafael. Arnell (son av Lars Arnell, tab 4), född 1736-05-14. "Our business momentum has really changed," says Burwick, PepsiCo's marketing boss. After taking over, Ms. Arnell refocused it on its branding roots and spent time working on … He and his business partner, William L. Elkins, invested with businessmen such as Charles Tyson Yerkes, the streetcar czar of Chicago. The firm employs 170 people and bills itself not as an ad agency but as a "multi-disciplinary brand and product invention company" that "examines the space between brand assets and consumer desire" to "help brands capture and realize differentiation by exploiting a unique emotional dimension." You move on." Arnell has been compared to movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, meaning you could fill a book with horror stories about his cruel behavior—screaming at people, even hitting them. I have a plane to catch.