Our Annual Conference is associated with speakers, networking, industry leadership and the like. Perhaps the most critical occurence at the event, which tends to fly under the radar, is the election of ANA board members by the membership they serve.
In addition to Steve Sullivan, the senior vice president of communications for Liberty Mutual,(I am a big fan of their campaign Responsibility: What's Your Policy) taking over as the new chairman of ANA, the membership recently unanimously voted in two more officers and seven new board members.
Rebecca Saeger, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Charles Schwab Corp., was elected vice chairman of the board, and the new treasurer is Eric W. Leininger, corporate senior vice president, consumer and business insights, for McDonald’s Corp.
Joining the executive committee of the board, these marketing leaders were recently elected by their peers to serve on the ANA board: