2015–16 ANA Board of Directors Announced at Annual Masters of Marketing Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2015)  The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) has elected 13 new members to its board of directors. The new board members were approved by the ANA membership at its annual conference held in Orlando, Fla., from October 14–17.

The new members of the ANA Board are:

  • Linda Boff, chief marketing officer at General Electric Co.
  • Christopher Brandt, chief brand and concept officer at Taco Bell Corp.
  • Gaurav Chand, global vice president, marketing, enterprise solutions group at Dell Inc.
  • David Christopher, chief marketing officer, AT&T Mobility at AT&T Inc.
  • Chris Curtin, chief brand and innovation marketing officer at Visa Inc.
  • Jerri DeVard, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at The ADT Corp.
  • Deanie Elsner, president snacks at the Kellogg Co.
  • Sanjay Gupta, executive vice president, marketing, innovation and corporate relations at Allstate Insurance Co.
  • Jon Iwata, senior vice president, marketing and communications at IBM Corp.
  • Jeffrey J. Jones II, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Target Corp.
  • Rich Lehrfeld, senior vice president, global advertising, media and sponsorships at American Express Co.
  • Diego Scotti, chief marketing officer at Verizon Communications Inc.
  • Jim Trebilcock, executive vice president of marketing at Dr Pepper Snapple Group

“We are delighted to welcome our new directors to the board for the upcoming year,” said Bob Liodice, president and CEO of the ANA. “The ANA Board of Directors represents the cream of the industry’s knowledge and marketing expertise which will guide the organization’s industry leadership for the years to come.”


About the ANA
The ANA (Association of National Advertisers)'s mission is to drive growth for marketing professionals, for brands and businesses, and for the industry. Growth is foundational for all participants in the ecosystem. The ANA seeks to align those interests by leveraging the 12-point ANA Masters Circle agenda, which has been endorsed and embraced by the ANA Board of Directors and the Global CMO Growth Council. The ANA's membership consists of more than 1,600 domestic and international companies, including more than 1,000 client-side marketers and nonprofit fundraisers and 600 marketing solutions providers (data science and technology companies, ad agencies, publishers, media companies, suppliers, and vendors). Collectively, ANA member companies represent 20,000 brands, engage 50,000 industry professionals, and invest more than $400 billion in marketing and advertising annually.


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