Board of Directors

Officers

Chair
Andrew Robertson*
President & CEO
BBDO Worldwide

Immediate Past Chair
Tim Armstrong*
Chairman & CEO
AOL

Vice Chair
Marc Pritchard*
Global Brand Building Officer
The Procter & Gamble Company 

Vice Chair
Debra Lee*
Chairman & CEO
BET Networks

President & CEO
Peggy Conlon*
President & CEO
The Advertising Council

Secretary
Nancy Hill*
President & CEO
4 A's

Chair, Finance Committee
James W. Barge*
CFO
Viacom, Inc.

 

 

 

Directors

Bill Abbott
President & CEO
Hallmark Channel

Mark Addicks
CMO
General Mills

A. Salman Amin*
EVP, PepsiCo Global Marketing & CMO
PepsiCo., Inc.

Adam Bain
President of Revenue
Twitter

Mark Baynes
VP & Global CMO
Kellogg Company

Kathy Behrens
EVP, Social Responsibility & Player Programs
NBA

Jonathan Blum
SVP & Chief Public Affairs Officer
Yum! Brands, Inc.

George Bodenheimer
Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks
President, ESPN, Inc. & ABC Sports
ESPN, Inc.

Nick Brien*
Chairman & CEO
McCann Worldgroup

Lee Brown
SVP, National Sales
Groupon

Chuck Brymer
President & CEO
DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc.

Christa Carone
VP & CMO
Xerox Corporation

Tom Carroll
President & CEO
TBWA Worldwide

David Christopher*
CMO
AT&T Mobility

Michael Clinton
President, Marketing & Publishing Director
Hearst Magazines

Lisa Cochrane
SVP, Integrated Marketing Communications
The Allstate Corporation

Deborah Conrad
VP & CMO
Intel Corporation

Laura Corb*
Director
McKinsey and Company

Sean B. Cunningham
President & CEO
Cabletelevision Advertising 
Bureau, Inc.

James Edmund Datri
President & CEO
American Advertising Federation

Mainardo de Nardis*
CEO
OMD Worldwide

Laura Desmond
Global CEO
Starcom MediaVest Group

Lisa Dollinger
Chief Communications Officer
Clear Channel Communications, Inc.

Howard Draft
Executive Chairman
Draftfcb

David Eastman
CEO, JWT North America, 
Worldwide Director of Digital
JWT

Richard Edelman*
President & CEO
Edelman

Rich Eigendorff
EVP & COO
MTV Networks

Gary Elliott
VP, Corporate & Brand Marketing
HP

Andy England*
EVP & CMO
MillerCoors

Jeff Farin
Principal
Deloitte LLP

Anne Finucane
CMO
Bank of America Corporation

David Fischer
VP, Advertising & Global Operations
Facebook

Nancy J. Fletcher
President & CEO
Outdoor Advertising
Association of America

Maria Luisa Francoli
Global CEO
MPG

Alfredo Gangotena
CMO
Mastercard Worldwide

Mark Gibson
Assistant Vice President
State Farm Insurance

Neil Golden
SVP & CMO
McDonald’s Corporation

Bob Greenberg
Chairman, CEO, Global Chief Creative Officer
R/GA

Jack Haber
VP, Global Advertising
Colgate-Palmolive Company

Bill Hagelstein
President & CEO  
Rubin Postaer & Associates

Jeff Haley
President & CEO
Radio Advertising Bureau

Bonnie Hammer
Chairman, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment
and Universal Cable Studios
NBC Universal

Brian Hansberry
Group VP & Chief Integration Officer
H.J. Heinz Company

David Haslingden
President & COO
Fox Networks Group

Scott Herman
EVP, Operations
CBS Radio

David Hunke
President & Publisher
USA Today

John Ingersoll
VP, Advertising
Farmers Insurance

Michael Kelly*
President & CEO
The Weather Channel Companies

Peter Krivkovich
President
Cramer-Krasselt

Stephen M. Lacy*
President & CEO
Meredith Corporation

Steve Lanzano
President & CEO
Television Bureau of Advertising

David Levy
President
Sales, Distribution & Sports
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Ann Lewnes
SVP, Global Marketing

Adobe Systems Incorporated

Nina B. Link
President & CEO
Magazine Publishers of America.

Robert D. Liodice*
President & CEO
Association of National Advertisers

Antonio Lucio*
Global Chief Marketing, Strategy &
Corporate Development Officer
VISA, Inc.

Bill Ludwig
Chairman & CEO
Campbell Ewald

Alan Marks
SVP, Corporate Communications
Ebay

Rob Master
VP, North America
Unilever 

 

Peter McDonough
Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer
Diageo North America

Charlotte McKines
VP, Global Marketing Communications
Merck & Company

Nigel Morris
CEO, Aegis Media Americas
Aegis Media 

Steve Mosko
President
Sony Pictures Television

Rob Norman
CEO
GroupM North America

Bill Ogle
CMO
Motorola Mobility, Inc.

Tony Palmer
SVP & CMO
Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Bill Pearce
SVP & CMO
Del Monte Foods

Steve Phelps
SVP & CMO
NASCAR

Stephen Quinn
EVP & CMO
Walmart

Karen Quintos
CMO
Dell Inc.

Scott Remy
Chief Communications Officer
Nestlé USA

Desiree Rogers
CEO
Johnson Publishing Company

Michael Roth
Chairman & CEO
Interpublic Group

Randall Rothenberg*
President & CEO
Interactive Advertising Bureau

John Seifert
Chairman & CEO, Ogilvy & Mather NA
Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide

Gordon H. Smith
President & CEO
National Association of Broadcasters

Mollie Spilman*
SVP, Global B2B Marketing
Yahoo! Inc.

Kristin Suppelsa
VP, Communications
Liberty Mutual

Joseph Tripodi
Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer
The Coca-Cola Company

Manny Vidal*
President & CEO
The Vidal Partnership

Mark Waller
CMO
National Football League

Connie Weaver
EVP, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
TIAA-CREF

Mary Beth West
EVP & CMO
Kraft Foods Inc.

Susan Whiting*
Vice Chair & Chief Diversity Officer
The Nielsen Company

Michelle Wilson
CMO
World Wrestling Entertainment

Bill Wise
CEO
MediaBank

Dennis Woodside*
President, Americas Operations
Google Inc.

David Zaslav
President & CEO
Discovery Communications

*Ad Council Executive Committee member

Honorary Directors

Douglas L. Alligood
SVP
BBDO New York

Cathleen Black
John S. Bowen
Chair Emeritus
D'Arcy

William Cella
Chairman & CEO
The Cella Group

Don Coleman
Chairman & CEO
Globalhue

Donald W. Davidson
President
Trading Bay LLC

DeWitt F. Helm, Jr.

Andrew J. Langer
Chief Creative Officer
Roberts & Langer

William Timothy Love
Vice Chairman
Omnicom Group, Inc.

William F. May
Chairman & CEO
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.

Stephen A. McNeely
Partner
Tantara Capital Partners, LLC

Raymond Murphy

Joe Ripp

Alfred J. Seaman
Founder
Advertising Educational Foundation, Inc.

Nancy Smith
VP, Global Media & Sponsorship Marketing
American Express Company

Carlo Vittorini
Chair Emeritus
Parade Publications, Inc.

Robert C. Wright
Co-founder, Autism Speaks
Senior Advisor, Lee Equity Partners, LLC
Former Chairman & CEO, NBC Universal, and
Vice Chairman, General Electric Company

 

Chair Emiriti

Andrea Alstrup

Herbert M. Baum

David A. Bell
Operational Advisor
Pegasus Capital Advisors LP

Reginald K. Brack, Jr.
Chairman Emeritus
Time Inc.

Sanford Buchsbaum
Chairman
Stevens & Buchsbaum, Inc.

Patricia Carbine
President
Ms. Foundation for Education & Communication

Gregory G. Coleman
President
Criteo

John H. Costello
Chief Global Customer & Marketing Officer
Dunkin' Brands

John J. Dooner, Jr.
Partner
DDCD Partners

Philip H. Geier, Jr.
Chair Emeritus
The Interpublic Group of
Companies, Inc.

Susan Gianinno
Chairman & CEO
Publicis Worldwide in the USA

Philip Guarascio

Judy Hu
Global Executive Director
Advertising & Branding
GE

John P. Kelley

Philip I. Kent
Chairman & CEO
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Kay Koplovitz
Principal
Koplovitz & Company, LLC

Alexander S. Kroll

Walter E. Mattson

F. Kent Mitchel

Edward N. Ney
Chair Emeritus
Young & Rubicam Advertising

James G. Oates
President Emeritus
Leo Burnett USA, Inc.

Brian D. Perkins
Corporate VP
Johnson & Johnson

Edward T. Reilly
President & CEO
American Management Association

Janet Robinson
President & CEO
The New York Times Company

James H. Rosenfield
President
JHR & Associates

Stuart B. Upson
Director
Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising Worldwide

Robert L. Wehling
Senior Adviser, Hunt Institute
University of North Carolina

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