As Chairman of Advertising and Partnerships, Yaccarino is As Chairman of Advertising and Partnerships at NBCUniversal, Yaccarino is responsible for managing over $10 billion in revenue annually and stewarding the company’s industry-leading portfolio of linear networks, digital platforms, distribution partnerships and client relationships. Since joining NBCUniversal in 2011, Yaccarino has rebuilt its advertising and partnership business by bringing together individual network teams to create a united monetization strategy, becoming the strategic and operational bridge across all of NBCUniversal’s networks, properties and business units.
In addition to her role at NBCUniversal, Yaccarino is the Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Taskforce on Future of Work, sits on Ascena Retail Group’s Board of Directors and is a member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition.
With the election of Yaccarino, the Ad Council will continue its ongoing tradition of rotating Board Chairs between the organizations’ four sectors: media companies, technology platforms, agencies and advertisers.
For a complete list of the Ad Council Board of Directors, see here.
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