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Ad Council Announces New Members of Board of Directors

25 Oct 2017

NEW YORK, October 18, 2017 – The Ad Council, a non-profit organization that powers the collective pro bono efforts of the advertising and media industries, announced new members that were elected to its Board of Directors at the organization’s Board meeting yesterday. The Board is chaired by David Sable, Global CEO of Young & Rubicam.

New members of the Ad Council Board of Directors include:

The Ad Council produces over 40 national public service communications programs annually on behalf of non-profit organizations and federal government agencies. Ad agencies donate their strategic and creative talent, media organizations donate valuable ad space and time, and corporations provide additional campaign exposure opportunities. The Board of Directors is comprised of a prestigious group of senior marketing and media executives who provide expertise, insights and financial support to ensure campaigns are effective and impactful.

“Our Board of Directors is truly integral to our success in creating meaningful change for our social good campaigns,” said Lisa Sherman, President and CEO of the Ad Council. “These new members are creative, innovative and passionate about the critical issues addressed by our campaigns. We are thrilled to have them on the Board.”

The Ad Council has also established a Leadership Council with executives from media companies, creative and digital agencies and corporate advertisers who identify ways their companies can support campaigns and share learning, insights and capabilities. The Leadership Council is chaired by Harry Kargman, Founder & CEO of Kargo, and includes the following inaugural members:

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The Ad Council has a rich history of marshaling volunteer talent from the advertising and media industries to deliver critical messages to the American public.Having produced literally thousands of PSA campaigns addressing the most pressing social issues of the day, the Ad Council has affected, and continues to effect, tremendous positive change by raising awareness, inspiring action and saving lives. To learn more about the Ad Council and its campaigns, visit, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or view our PSAs on YouTube.



Ellyn Fisher

The Ad Council