Jerry Krenach is Managing Director, Global Music Production for mcgarrybowen, part of the Dentsu Aegis Network. Based in New York, he is in charge of Music Production & Supervision for their worldwide offices and has built one of the largest and most recognized music departments in the industry. Named Agency of the Year by Advertising Age Magazine twice in the last four years, mcgarrybowen's clients include Verizon, United Airlines, J.P. Morgan, Chase, Intel, Maserati, Northrop Grumman, Staples, Disney, Marriott, Kraft, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Honda, and Crayola.
Recent projects include producing the recording of a new version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, in its entirety, orchestrated by Conrad Pope (The Hobbit, Life of Pi), performed by a 120 piece London Symphony Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios for United Airlines, the critically acclaimed Droid Mnemonic and Audio Branding initiative, and Composer John Lunn's (Downton Abbey, White Queen) Badachro Spring, for use as the Chase original theme.
Prior to mcgarrybowen, Jerry was Partner, Head of Music Production at JWT as well as an independent Executive Music Producer for agencies such as BBDO, Deutsch, Publicis, and Euro, producing music for brands including Coke, Jaguar, Volvo, Sheraton, Heineken, Levi's, Revlon, and AT&T.
With over 25 years in the music industry, Jerry's career has encompassed work as an Executive Producer, Arranger, Music Supervisor, record label Co-Founder, and at Saturday Night Live. In addition, he's an accomplished drummer and percussionist, having recorded, toured, and performed with world-renowned artists.
Jerry is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in Arranging and Orchestration, the recipient of numerous industry awards, has been featured in many publications including Billboard Magazine, and is a voting member of