The Ad Council, the non-profit organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, elected new members to its board of directors at its fall meeting held virtually yesterday. Hayley Romer, chief revenue officer and publisher of The Atlantic, has been named secretary of the board, succeeding Laura Corb, sr. partner, McKinsey & Company. The Ad Council Board is chaired by David Fischer, chief revenue officer, Facebook. Vice chairs include Linda Yaccarino, chairman, advertising sales and client partnerships, NBCUniversal, Jacki Kelley, CEO, Dentsu International, and Diego Scotti, chief marketing officer at Verizon.
The Ad Council’s 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 board of directors led the More