The Advertising Council, Inc. produces, distributes, and promotes public service campaigns on behalf of non-profit organizations and government agencies. It addresses various issues, such as improving the quality of life for children, preventive health, education, community well-being, environmental preservation, and strengthening families. The company was founded in 1942 and is based in New York, New York.
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Ad Council Announces Executive Changes
Jul 6 16
Ad Council announced that Margo Georgiadis has been named Chair of its Board of Directors. She succeeds David Christopher, CMO, AT&T Mobility. In her new role, Georgiadis will also chair the Ad Council's 2016 Annual Public Service Award Dinner. Prior to Google, she was Chief Operating Officer of Groupon, Inc., Executive Vice President of Card Products and Chief Marketing Officer of Discover Financial Services, and a Partner at McKinsey and Company. In addition to her role on the Ad Council, she serves on the Board of Directors of McDonald's Corporation, Amyris, Inc., and MAKERS.
Ad Council Announces Board Changes
Apr 13 16
Ad Council announced new members that were elected to their Board of Directors on April 12, 2016. The board is led by Chair David Christopher, CMO of AT&T Mobility, and Vice Chairs Margo Georgiadis, President, Americas, Google, Inc. and David Sable, Global CEO, Y&. New members of the Ad Council Board of Directors include were Dave Abbott, VP of Integrated Media/Online Marketing, The Home Depot; Jim Bankoff, Chairman & CEO, Vox Media; Philippe Browning, VP, Operations, Snapchat; Cameron Clayton, CEO and General Manager, The Weather Company, an IBM Business; Wendy Clark, CEO, DDB North America; John Dillon, SVP, CMO, Denny's; Richard Frankel, Founder & EVP, RocketFuel;Karen Kaplan, Chairman & CEO, Hill Holliday; Harry Kargman, Founder & CEO, Kargo; Denise Karkos, CMO, TD Ameritrade; Esther Lee, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, MetLife; Meredith Kopit Levien, EVP, CRO, TheNew York Times Company; Jeffery Maddock, Director, Advertising, FedEx; Ross Martin, EVP, Marketing Strategy & Engagement, Viacom; PJ Pereira, Chief Creative Officer, Pereira & O'Dell; Ivan Pollard, SVP, Strategic Marketing, Coca-Cola North America; Greg Revelle, CMO, Best Buy; Jorn Socquet, VP Marketing, Anheuser-Busch, USA; Marty St. George, EVP, Commercial and Airline Planning, JetBlue; Brent Smart, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi New York; Mitch Spolan, EVP, Marketing Service, Chegg; Shannon Stubo, CMO, LinkedIn; Maureen Sullivan, SVP, Strategic Services and Chief Strategy Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association; Daniel Tarman, Chief Communications Officer, eBay; Jamie Tedford, CEO & Founder, Brand Networks; James Thompson, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer, Diageo North America; and John Zissimos, Chief Creative & Digital Officer, Salesforce.
The Advertising Council, Inc. Appoints Margo Georgiadis as Vice Chair
Feb 10 16
The Ad Council Board Chair, David Christopher, announced that Margo Georgiadis, President of Google Inc., Americas, has been named a Vice Chair of the organization's Board of Directors, and will assume the role of Board Chair on July 1, 2016. As President, Americas at Google, Margo Georgiadis leads the company's commercial operations in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Her prior roles at Google include leading global sales operations and expanding local and commerce businesses, such as Google Wallet and Google Places. Margo is also the former Chief Operating Officer of Groupon, Executive Vice President of Card Products and Chief Marketing Officer of Discover Financial Services.