Joel Quadracci Joins DMA Board
Quad/Graphics President & CEO Joel Quadracci has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA).
The DMA Board of Directors announced the election
of new officers and incoming board members at the group’s annual business meeting in San Francisco October 15.
Bookspan Chief Executive Officer Markus Wilhelm
was elected DMA chairman of the board for 2007.
Mr. Wilhelm, who served as Board vice chairman in 2006, succeeds Meredith Corporation President & Chief Executive Officer Stephen M. Lacy, who will continue to serve on the Board.
In addition, Board members elected American List Counsel, Inc. President/Chairman Donn Rappaport vice chairman; American Institute for Cancer Research Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Kelly B. Browning treasurer; and Pitney Bowes Inc. Chief Marketing Officer Arun Sinha secretary.
The DMA is the leading global trade association of business and nonprofit organizations using and supporting direct marketing tools and techniques. Founded in 1917, the DMA has more than 4,800 corporate, affiliate, and chapter members from the United States and 46 other nations, including 55 companies listed on the Fortune 100.
Incoming Board Members
Prior to the election of officers, seven new members were elected to the Board. In addition to Joel, the other new Board members are: Christine Aguilera, President, SkyMall, Inc.; Linda MacMaster, Senior Managing Director, AARP; E. Donald McKenzie, President & CEO, Direct Group; Kathleen Olvany-Riordan, Vice President, Global CRM, Kraft Foods; Gerry Pike, Managing Director, DMSA, Inc.; and Wesley D. Protheroe, President & CEO, Gerber Life Insurance Company.
In addition, Allen W. Dyon, President of DMRA, will return to the DMA Board in his role as the incoming Chairman of the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation’s (DMEF) Board of Trustees. Dyon previously served on the DMA Board and was its chairman in 1995. As stipulated in the DMA bylaws, the DMEF’s Chairman serves as an ex officio member of the DMA Board.
They join current Board members Ronald L. Bliwas, President/CEO, A. Eicoff & Company; Chris Cleghorn, Executive Vice President, Direct & Interactive Marketing, Easter Seals; Patrick J. Connolly, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.; Arthur W. Conway, President & CEO, DialAmerica Marketing, Inc.; G. Steven Dapper, Chairman & Founder, Hawkeye/FFWD Group; Andrew Goldberg, President/CEO, Publishers Clearing House; Susan Goodman, Chairman & CEO, Goodman & Company; John A. Greco, Jr., President & CEO, Direct Marketing Association; John Healy, President & CEO, PRIMIS Marketing Group, Inc.; Carla Hendra, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Ogilvy North America; George Ittner, President, The Territory Ahead; Rebecca L. Jewett, Managing Partner, Windward Group; Yuchun Lee, CEO, Unica Corporation; Catherine McIntyre, President, ICOM Information & Communications, Inc.; Daniel Morel, Chairman & CEO, Wunderman; Robert A. Quigley, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Charter Communications; Eugene R. Raitt, Executive Vice President & Chief Direct Marketing Officer, AIG; David Shepard, President, David Shepard Associates, Inc.; Jerry H. Shereshewsky, Ambassador Plenipotentiary to Madison Avenue, Yahoo! Inc.; Michael P. Sherman; Robert A. Stagno, General Manager, Relationship Marketing, Microsoft Corporation; Debra Taeschler, President & CEO, Grafica Group Inc.; David Williams, President & CEO, Merkle, Inc.; Brian Wolfe, President, Time Consumer Marketing, Time Inc.; and Deborah Zuccarini, Group President, Marketing Solutions, Experían Marketing Solutions.