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4A’s New Head of Talent Thinks It’s Time Agencies Realize How Gender and Sexuality Intersect With Race

The ad industry has made considerable progress in including more women and members of the LGBT community. But on matters of race, it still lags behind. That was the consensus at last month’s Adcolor conference and many of the diversity-themed events at Advertising Week, including a panel led by the 4A’s newest executive, Keesha Jean-Baptiste,…[…]

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4A’s Names BSSP CEO Greg Stern as New Board Chair

Advertising trade association 4A’s has appointed Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners founding partner and CEO Greg Stern as chairman of the board. Stern succeeds Horizon Media founder and CEO Bill Koenigsberg in the position, effective Oct. 1. He previously served as a 4A’s director and vice chair and has served on the organization’s board for…[…]

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Why the 4A’s Chose MEC North America CEO Marla Kaplowitz as Its Next Leader

On Friday the 4A’s announced Marla Kaplowitz, CEO of MEC North America, would replace Nancy Hill as the new president and CEO of the organization. Kaplowitz will officially take over for Hill in early or mid-May, although an exact date has not yet been disclosed. A 10-person selection committee, led by 4A’s board chair and…[…]