The Ad Council, America's leading non-profit organization dedicated to using the power of communications to drive social change, elected 18 new members to its Board of Directors during its fall meeting held virtually on October 27, 2021. The organization's Board is chaired by Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Global Advertising and Partnerships, NBCUniversal. Vice Chairs include Jacki Kelley, CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network, Americas, and Diego Scotti, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Verizon.
Since the organization's founding, the Ad Council has been at the forefront of leading the communications industry's social impact efforts. Its Board of Directors is comprised of a prestigious group of senior marketing and media executives who provide expertise, insights and financial support to ensure the Ad Council's social good campaigns are effective and impactful. Most recently, the Ad Council's Board of Directors led the industry's response to COVID-19 and the launch of the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative's COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative, the most significant public education effort in U.S. history.
New members of the Ad Council Board of Directors include:
"The talent, creativity and resources that our Board continually leverages to address our nation's most pressing issues fuels the Ad Council's ability to drive measurable change for social good. We're looking forward to collaborating with these innovative leaders to further galvanize the industry around purpose-driven work," said Lisa Sherman, President and CEO of the Ad Council.
A complete list of the Ad Council Board of Directors is available on the organization's website here.
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