The Ad Council is electing 27 new members to its Board of Directors during its spring meeting. This year’s class includes several faces from Adland including Bill Kolb, Chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup; Devika Bulchandani, CEO, Ogilvy North America & Global Chairwoman of Advertising, Ogilvy; and Justin Thomas-Copeland, President & CEO, DDB North America, DDB Worldwide.
Brand representatives include Dara Treseder, SVP, Head of Global Marketing & Communications, Peloton; Norman de Greve, Chief Marketing Officer, CVS Health; and Maurice Cooper , SVP, Brand & Category Marketing, Target.
Of this group of inductees, five of these members are rejoining the Board, now from new companies/jobs, including Jill Cress, formerly at National Geographic, now VP consumer marketing, PayPal and ADCOLOR founder Tiffany R. Warren who joined Sony Music Group to oversee diversity and inclusion.
The organization’s Board is chaired by Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Global Advertising and Partnerships, NBCUniversal. Vice Chairs include Jacki Kelley, CEO, Dentsu Americas, and Verizon’s CMO Diego Scotti.
“Our Board members are innovative, passionate, and committed to using their talents and resources to drive social change, and our newest members are no exception,” said Lisa Sherman, President and CEO, Ad Council. “With the support of our Board of Directors, we will continue to galvanize the industry behind our COVID-19 vaccine education efforts and the most pressing social issues facing our country.”
Here is the full list:
New members of the Ad Council Board of Directors include:
Lara Balazs, EVP, CMO & GM, Strategic Partner Group, Intuit
Nadja Bellan-White, Global CMO, VICE Media Group
Devika Bulchandani, CEO, Ogilvy North America & Global Chairwoman of Advertising, Ogilvy
Ingrid Burton, CMO, Quantcast
JP Colaco, Head of Advertising Sales, WarnerMedia
Maurice Cooper, SVP, Brand & Category Marketing, Target Corporation
Jill Cress, Vice President Consumer Marketing, PayPal
Norman de Greve, Chief Marketing Officer, CVS Health
Morgan Flatley, SVP, Chief Marketing & Digital Customer Experience Officer, McDonald's Corporation
Sarah Franklin, CMO, Salesforce
Josh Gillon, Chief Executive Officer, What If Media Group
Jeremi Gorman, Chief Business Officer, Snap Inc.
Tariq H. Hassan, Chief Marketing Officer, Petco
E. Yuri Hermida, EVP North America Hygiene, RB
Susan Somersille Johnson, Chief Marketing Officer, Prudential Financial, Inc.
Bill Kolb, Chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup
Heather Malenshek, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Land O’Lakes Inc
Jamie Moldafsky, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Nielsen
Alan Moss, VP, Global Advertising Sales, Amazon
Charlie Neer, Chief Revenue Officer, MiQ Digital
Todd Pendleton, Chief Marketing Officer, Dolby
Ann Rubin, VP, Corporate Marketing, IBM
Carrie Seifer, General Manager - North America, GWI
Justin Thomas-Copeland, President & CEO, DDB North America, DDB Worldwide
Dara Treseder, SVP, Head of Global Marketing & Communications, Peloton
Tiffany R. Warren, EVP, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Sony Music Group
Janey Whiteside, EVP & Chief Customer Officer, Walmart