AAM Welcomes 1 New Director; Re-Elects 9 Others

October 11, 2021




heather-williamsDuring AAM’s recent annual business meeting, the results of the director elections were announced including the election of a new director representing U.S. news media.

Heather Williams, The McClatchy Company

Heather Williams joined McClatchy in 2005 and has held several audience and marketing leadership positions throughout her 16-year career at the company. She currently serves as McClatchy’s director of market support and retail fulfillment where she works with 28 markets overseeing single-copy operations, market support, and specialized consumer revenue projects. She’s previously held responsibilities for audience contract and compliance, digital and print acquisition, and audience systems.


2022 Board Officers and Re-Elections

The following individuals were re-elected to the AAM board and will serve two-year terms:


  • Maria Givens, LVMH

U.S. Advertising Agencies

  • David P. Murphy, Novus Media, Inc.
  • Brenda White, Starcom Worldwide

Canadian Advertising Agencies

  • Edward W. Boyd, Current International, Inc.

Magazine Media

  • Brian Madden, Hearst

U.S. News Media

  • Lori Catron, Gannett
  • Gregg Fernandes, Washington Post

Canadian News Media

  • Craig Barnard, Postmedia
  • Phillip Crawley, The Globe and Mail

The following individuals were also elected officers of the board:

2022 AAM Board of Directors Officers

  • Chairman: Chris Black, Publicis Groupe
  • Vice Chair: Brenda White, Starcom Worldwide; Jerry Hill, Gannett; Phillip Crawley, The Globe and Mail; and Cheryl Sone, Ulta Beauty
  • Secretary: Steve Mueller, NSA Media
  • Treasurer: Rosheen O’Donovan, American City Business Journals

Visit AAM’s website for a full list of directors

Learn more about AAM’s annual business meeting by reading the recap.


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