Ad Club Announces New Board of Directors

NEW YORK– the Advertising Club of New York has tapped its 2001-2002 Board of Directors. At the members-only annual meeting,Carla Loffredo, Senior Partner of Strategic Planning at Mindshare, passed the presidential baton to Bob Mate, VP/Publishing Director at Meredith Corporation. Loffredo will become Chairman of the Board.

“The new board encompasses the variety of perspectives we need to represent the broad advertising industry universe,” said Mate in a statement. Mate has served on the Board for the past eight years.

The 2001-2002 Board of Directors are:

President, Bob Mate — VP/Publishing Director, Meredith Corporation
Senior Vice President, Renee Simons — SVP/Marketing & Communications, J.P. Morgan Chase
Vice President, Paul Cappelli — Founder/President, The Ad Store
Vice President, Stephen Block — Corporate Vice President, AT&T
Treasurer, Ronald Fierman — EVP/Managing Director, Digital Pulp, Inc.
Chairman, Carla Loffredo Senior Partner/Strategic Planning, Mindshare

Mary Baglivo — President, Panoramic Communications
Peter Bopp — VP/U.S. Advertising & Brand Communications, American Express
Marianne Caponnetto — VP/Worldwide Media & Interactive, IBM
Paul Corvino — SVP/General Manager, Interactive Marketing, America OnLine
Joanne Davis — President, Joanne Davis Consulting, Inc.
Ed O’Donnell — Vice President/Marketing, NBC Television Network
Lori Erdos — VP/Advertising Sales, USA Today
Steve Facini — SVP/Director of Integrated Marketing, Morgan Stanley
Wright Ferguson, Jr. — VP/Publisher, Adweek Magazine
Barbara Glasser — Marketing Consultant
Valerie Graves — SVP/Chief Creative Officer, Uniworld Group
Jack Haire — President, The Fortune Group
Lee Nadler — President & CEO, Digital Pulp, Inc.
Page Thompson — Worldwide Media Director, DDB Worldwide and President, Optimum Media
Ella Franklin — Account Supervisor, Dotglu
Scott Marcus — Account Supervisor, Margeotes/Fertitta Partners

The Advertising Club of New York was founded in 1896 and is the oldest association in the city serving all fields of the advertising industry.