This week in leadership updates, Ad Council names Verizon CMO Diego Scotti as Board vice chair among other major appointments to its board of directors, and JPMorgan Chase promotes Tracy-Ann Lim to chief media officer.

Yum Brands Vet Joins Taco John’s As CMO

Restaurant Business announced the appointment of Yum Brands veteran Barry Westrum as CMO for Taco John’s. Most recently, Westrum was chief marketing officer for Del Taco.

Westrum’s previous posts include serving as senior director of brand marketing for Taco Bell, CMO for KFC, A&W and Long John Silver’s. He also served as EVP of marketing for International Dairy Queen.

JPMorgan Chase Hires Tracy-Ann Lim As Chief Media Officer

According to The Drum, JPMorgan Chase has promoted Tracy-Ann Lim from executive director, head of media, to chief media officer. Lim fills the roll which was left open after Andrew Knott departed in 2019.

Lim joined JPMorgan Chase in April 2019 and has streamlined the bank’s performance marketing landscape. As chief media officer she will report into CMO Leslie Gillin.

Ad Council Appoints Diego Scotti, Stephanie McMahon And Others To Board

Ad Council announced newly elected members to its Board of Directors, including the appointment of Verizon CMO Diego Scotti to vice chairperson. WWE chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon was also included in the new roster of leadership appointments.

See the full press release, including all newly elected members here.

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