About AMA

The AMA Board of Directors is an important governance mechanism of the American Marketing Association.  The primary role of the AMA Board of Directors is to provide strategic guidance, direction and advice for the association and to provide fiduciary oversight to protect the business property of the association. 

2015-2016 Board of Directors

  • Rob Malcolm, Chairperson - Executive in Residence, McCombs School of Business,  University of Texas at Austin, Fmr.President, Global Marketing, Sales & Innovation - Diageo

  • Valarie Zeithaml​, Chariperson-elect David S. Van Pelt Family Distinguished Professor of Marketing, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina​

  • Mary Garrett, Vice President Finance/Secretary​ Vice President, Marketing and Communications, IBM Global Sales and Distribution

  • Ric Sweeney, Immediate Past Chairperson - Director, Kolodzik Business Scholars, The University of Cincinnati​
At-large Board Members

Bill Cron - Chairperson, AMA Foundation
Senior Assoc. Dean, Graduate Programs and Research
Texas Christian University
Neeley School of Business

Stacy Armijo
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Pierpont Communications

Eric Bradlow 
Chairperson, Marketing Department
Wharton School of Business
University of Pennsylvania 

Barry Calpino
Vice President, Breakthrough Innovation 
Kraft Foods Group Inc.

Ipsita Dasgupta
Chief Commercial Officer  
GE South Asia

Chris Di Cesare
Head of Creative Programming 

Sunil Gupta 
Chair, General Management Program 
Harvard Business School

Angela Lee
Mechthild Esser Nemmers Professor of Marketing 
Kellogg School of Management 
Northwestern University

Scott Monty
Scott Monty Strategies, LLC

Beth Walker
Dean, College of Business
Colorado State University 

Russ Klein
Chief Executive Officer, American Marketing  Association​

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