Our impressive nominees have made each outstanding contributions to the marketing profession. The below list indicates which year each was celebrated and the position they held at the time of their induction.

 

2019

  • Wendy Clark, Chief Executive Officer, DDB Worldwide
  • Ann Lewnes, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Adobe
  • Keith Weed, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Unilever

 

2018

  • Lee Clow, Chairman of TBWA\Media Arts Lab and Director of Media Arts at TBWA\Worldwide
  • Seth Godin, Best-selling Business Author and Speaker
  • Esther Lee, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Marketing Officer at MetLife, Inc.

 

2017

  • Gary Briggs, Chief Marketing Officer of Facebook
  • Jon Iwata, SVP of Marketing Communications at IBM
  • Jim Stengel, former Global Marketing Officer at Procter & Gamble
  • Prof. Jerry Wind, Phd., Lauder Professor, Academic Director, the Wharton Fellows Program, Director, SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

 

2016

  • Bob Greenberg, Founder, Chairman/CEO at R/GA
  • John Hayes, Former Chief Marketing Officer at American Express
  • Al Ries, Marketing Strategist and Author

 

2015

  • David Aaker, Vice-Chairman of Prophet Brand Strategy and Professor Emeritus of Marketing Strategy at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
  • Yvon Chouinard, Founder of Patagonia
  • Trevor Edwards, President of Nike Brand, Nike, Inc.
  • Shelly Lazarus, Chairman Emeritus at Ogilvy & Mather

 

2014

  • Beth Comstock, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at General Electric
  • Dr. Philip Kotler, S.C. Johnson & Son, Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Joseph V. Tripodi, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer of The Coca-Cola Company