The role of advertising industry leaders and their companies is constantly ebbing, flowing, and evolving. On our Leadership and Talent page, you will find the latest news and updates from the movers and shakers of the advertising industry — CMOs, co-founders, creative directors, vice presidents, and other advertising industry leaders and talent. Adweek keeps tabs on the leaders in the marketing world and the industry's rising stars, so you're always up to date on who the key trailblazers are. You'll also get a glimpse inside the minds of industry leaders via thought leadership pieces, interviews, and opinion columns.
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As Financial Services Face More Volatility, Prudential Taps United Way’s Stan Little as Business CMO

The executive's career has been a combination of focusing on tech and customer experience.

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AAPI Agency Leaders Remind Marketers That Asian Americans Are ‘Not a Monolith’

Agency founders discuss paths to leadership and the road to dismantling stereotypes.

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AAPI Creative Spotlight: Maria Salvador Smith Excels at Breaking Industry Norms

My Brilliant Friend's co-founder and creative director uses storytelling to offer a fresh perspective.

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Former OMG CEO Scott Hagedorn to Join Publicis Groupe as Chief Solutions Architect

Scott Hagedorn joins Publicis Groupe after departing Omnicom as OMG North America CEO in March.

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Marketing Vet Vineet Mehra Joins Banking Startup Chime as CMO

The marketing veteran is seeking out opportunities at startups.

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Adweek Names Ann Marinovich as Chief Content Officer

Marinovich previously worked at The Information, where she led corporate subscription efforts.

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BDG Poaches GQ Executive to Glitz Up Its Culture and Innovation Portfolio

Revenue is on pace to rise 29% year over year for the digital media company.

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AAPI Creative Spotlight: Tracey Chan Launches Campaigns That Are Literal Works of Art

Keurig Dr. Pepper's associate creative director noticed the spark at a young age.

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AAPI Creative Spotlight: Susan Colby Is Smashing the Stigma of Age in Advertising

The founder of Grace Creative understands the consumer power of women over 50.

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Deutsch New York Names Samira Ansari CCO

Ansari comes from FCB New York, where she worked with AB InBev brands.

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Flipboard Taps Pinterest’s Anthony Napolitano as Head of Sales and Revenue Strategy

Curation and discovery are engrained throughout his background, including stints at StumbleUpon, Google.

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Working Parents Confront Biases, Burnout and Need for Boundaries

Nearly half of families had one or both parents leave the workforce or scale back their careers during the pandemic—which means the other half continued (picture air quotes here) “business [...]

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From Print to Broadcasting, With a Detour at EasyJet

ITV's Carolyn McCall honed her reputation a digital innovator at The Guardian.

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Elephant Promotes Cara DiNorcia to President and Elevates 6 Leaders

As CEO Eric Moore resigns, the IPG agency restructures its operations and offerings.