Always thinking forward, and looking for new ideas, Marc Stephenson Strachan continues to bring significant credentials to the Marketing & Advertising Industry. He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer of Publicis.Sapient. A role in which he managed an expansive team of senior executive agency leaders, to drive client marketing dynamics, and corporate revenue. In his prior role at Diageo, North America, Marc was responsible for the development of three-tier initiatives, which drive local market commercial, marketing and corporate relations programming. Marc also provided executive leadership and guidance to a national diaspora of constituents that had an interest in the Beverage Alcohol industry. Marc also held positions as North America Vice president of On Premise Strategy and Multicultural Marketing, Director of Brand Marketing for Ciroc Vodka, and Tanqueray Gin, overseeing the USA marketing and strategic initiatives for the Brands. Marc’s career combines over thirty years of agency and client management experience on a variety of levels. Marc began his career on Madison Avenue as a MAIP Intern at Compton Advertising (now Saatchi). His career has seen stints at NW Ayer, The Mingo Group, Leo Burnett (where he co-founded Vigilante), and BBDO. His focus on strategic, niche marketing and targeted program development is one of the keys to his career accomplishments. Marc is the Chair of the Board of ADCOLOR, Inc. He also serves on the Board of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, as a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Development committee; the Board of Trustees of Adelphi University; and was a former member of the Board of Directors of the Association of National Advertisers, and the New York Council and Diversity Committees of the American Association of Advertising Agencies. A recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, Marc is a proud native of Brooklyn, New York. Marc and his family current reside in Manhattan, New York.