Lisa Sherman Named President/CEO Of The Ad Council
September 24, 2014 at 3:57 AM (PT)
Former LOGO TV EVP/GM LISA SHERMAN has been named Pres./CEO of public service announcement organization the AD COUNCIL. SHERMAN succeeds the retiring PEGGY CONLON. SHERMAN will start at the AD COUNCIL on NOVEMBER 3rd.
STARCOM MEDIAVEST GROUP Global CEO LAURA DESMOND said, "LISA has been a leader and a pioneer in the communications industry. Her experience in launching and growing brands will be invaluable to the AD COUNCIL and the critically important causes we address.... LISA is the ideal person to lead the AD COUNCIL in today’s ever-changing and increasingly digital environment. Her background spanning media, advertising and corporate brands, as well as the charitable arena, provide her with a unique 360 view that will serve the AD COUNCIL well as it looks to harness a future of dynamic change in the media, messaging and cause marketing worlds."
SHERMAN said, "I am humbled and honored by this opportunity. It will be a privilege to help lead this iconic organization through the next critical phase of its growth as we continue to give voice to important issues that impact the lives of so many people.... It is an exciting time of transformation in our industry and it is a testament to the Board’s vision and PEGGY's leadership that the AD COUNCIL is so well positioned to continue to do its important work for the causes we serve”
CONLON added, "Along with LISA's significant experience in the communications industry, she embodies altruism and the tenets of the AD COUNCIL, and has a great passion for the work we do. I look forward to watching LISA and our talented team take the AD COUNCIL into the future."