Mary Barra

P&G’s Marketing Chief Says It’s Not Cutting Back on Facebook Ads, It’s Targeting Better

During an Advertising Week session with execs from Facebook and General Motors, Procter & Gamble's marketing chief explained that his brand is not scaling back its advertising budget on Facebook, despite a report last month to the contrary. Instead, Marc Pritchard said, it's getting smarter about its digital ad targeting.

Adweek’s Power List 2016: The Top 100 Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech

To assemble Adweek's second annual Power List, we considered the profiles and results of global corporate titans, taking into account such criteria as company value, revenue and revenue growth, market performance, consumer reach and affinity, their standing among rivals, the number of employees overseen, key acquisitions and partnerships, industry accolades and media buzz. 

The 100 Most Influential Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech


General Motors Names Mary Barra CEO in Historic Appointment

General Motors chief exec Dan Akerson plans to retire in January, and the carmaker has tapped Mary Barra as his successor, making her the first female CEO of a major U.S. automotive company.