As the chairman of the 2016 Marketing Hall of Fame, it is my special pleasure to congratulate three outstanding marketing leaders who will be inducted in the Marketing Hall of Fame at a ceremony to be held in NY on April 28th,
Bob Greenberg, founder, chairman/CEO of trailblazing agency R/GA; John Hayes, former chief marketing officer at American Express; and legendary marketing strategist and author Al Ries.
The three will be celebrated at the 2016 Marketing Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6:00-9:00 pm in the auditorium at PwC headquarters, 300 Madison Avenue at 42nd St in New York. For tickets and other information, please visit
The Marketing Hall of Fame was established by the NY chapter of the AMA (http://www.nyama.org) to celebrate brilliance in marketing across all fields and industries. Each year, the program recognizes individuals who are making outstanding contributions to the field and inspiring a new generation of marketers.
The honor is open to any current marketing practitioner from the corporate, agency, research or academic worlds with a minimum of 10 years experience who is responsible for marketing innovations that have had dramatic impact on business results, raised marketing’s profile in business overall or moved the profession forward by creating new tools and approaches.
Past Marketing Hall of Fame inductees include Trevor Edwards, president, Nike Brands; Yvon Chouinard, founder, Patagonia; Shelly Lazarus, chairman emeritus, Ogilvy & Mather; Beth Comstock, CMO, GE; Joseph V. Tripodi, former chief marketing & commerce officer, The Coca-Cola Company; David Aaker, vice chairman, Prophet and BerkeleyHaas School of Business, UC Berkeley professor emeritus, and Philip Kotler, author and distinguished professor of International Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.