ANA Names Ten New Board Members at 2009 Annual Conference

ANA Names Ten New Board Members at 2009 Annual Conference

New York, NY- The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) elected ten new marketing industry leaders to its Board of Directors at its Annual "Masters of Marketing" Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona over the weekend. 

The new ANA Board members include:

  • Mark W. Addicks, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, General Mills, Inc.
  • Dana Anderson, Senior Vice President, Marketing Strategy and Communications, Kraft Foods Inc.
  • Frank P. Bifulco, Jr., Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, The Home Depot, Inc.
  • Claire Huang, Head of Marketing, Global Banking, Wealth Management and Global Markets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • John L. Kennedy, Jr., Vice President, Corporate Marketing, IBM Corporation
  • Laura Klauberg, Senior Vice President, Global Media, Unilever
  • Esther Lee, Senior Vice President, Brand Marketing and Advertising, AT&T Inc.
  • Keith Levy, Vice President of Marketing, Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Charlotte O. McKines, Vice President, Global Marketing Communications, Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Sylvia L. Reynolds, Chief Marketing Officer, Wells Fargo & Company

"As we embark on our celebration of 100 years of the ANA, we are thrilled to announce the new members of the Board, each distinguished thought leaders in the marketing industry," said Bob Liodice, President and CEO of the ANA.  "With their collective knowledge and insights, their contributions will strengthen the ANA during this momentous year, as we continue to shape the marketing landscape."

The leadership changes were announced during the ANA's 2009 Masters of Marketing Annual Conference, which concluded yesterday.  The conference took place from November 5 through 8 at The J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ.

This year marked the 99th gathering of the nation's marketing leaders at the ANA Annual Conference, and also served as the launch of the ANA's year-long 100th anniversary celebration.

About the ANA
Founded in 1910, the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) leads the marketing community by providing its members with insights, collaboration, and advocacy. ANA's membership includes 350+ companies with 9,000 brands that collectively spend over $250 billion in marketing communications and advertising. The ANA strives to communicate marketing best practices, lead industry initiatives, influence industry practices, manage industry affairs, and advance, promote, and protect all advertisers and marketers.

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