ADVERTISING PEOPLE OF THE YEAR
This esteemed award originally established in 1959 recognizes individuals active in furthering industry standards, creative excellence, and responsibility in areas of social concern in five different categories.
This year, the advertising, marketing and media community came out in force to "roast and toast" this year's honorees.
2019 HONOREES BY CATEGORY:
Marketer of the Year:
- Kristin Lemkau, CMO, JP Morgan Chase Co
- Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, Procter & Gamble
- Cheryl Overton, President, Egami Group
- Kendra Clarke, VP of Data Science & Product Development, Sparks & Honey
- Pranav Yadav,Chief Executive Officer, Neuro-Insight US Inc.
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