David Fischer, chief revenue officer of Facebook, has been named chair of the Ad Council’s Board of Directors. He succeeds Linda Boff, chief marketing officer of GE, and will serve in the role for one year.
The Ad Council Board consists of accomplished senior executives from media and technology companies, advertisers, and agencies (advertising, public relations, digital and social). As chair, Fischer will work in collaboration with the executive committee, the governing body of the Ad Council’s Board, and Ad Council leadership to further the organization’s mission to use the power of communications to address more than 30 critical social issues. He will also manage and advise on business affairs and chair the Ad Council’s 2019 Annual Public Service Award Dinner, the organization’s largest annual fundraising event that will be held on December 5, 2019 at the New York Hilton.
“David’s commitment to purpose driven marketing has been More