Ad Council Announces NBCUniversal's Linda Yaccarino as Board Chair
06 de enero de 2021
Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Global Advertising and Partnerships, NBCUniversal, has been named Chair of the Ad Council's Board of Directors. She succeeds David Fischer, Chief Revenue Officer of Facebook, and will serve in the role until June 30, 2022.
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 communication campaigns are effective and impactful. Most recently, the Ad Council and its Board of Directors led the media, marketing, advertising and entertainment industry's response to the COVID-19 crisis with unprecedented communications efforts.
As Chair, Yaccarino will work in collaboration with Ad Council leadership and the Executive Committee (the governing body of the Ad Council's Board) to further the organization's mission to use the power of communications to address the country's critical social issues. She will play a pivotal role in galvanizing the industry's support for the Ad Council's national COVID-19 Vaccine Education effort. Additionally, Yaccarino will manage and advise on business affairs and chair the Ad Council's 2021 Annual Public Service Award Dinner, the organization's largest annual fundraising event.