Linda Yaccarino Biography
Linda Yaccarino is currently the Chairman of the Ad Council Board of Directors and the Chairman of global advertising and partnerships at NBCUniversal. She joined the Ad council board in 2014 and she was announced as the Chairman of the board of directors in 2021, to serve in the position until June 30, 2022. Lisa joined NBCU in 2011 from Turner where she worked for 19 years as an Executive Vice President, COO advertising sales, marketing, and acquisitions, and also as a Sales Manager.
Linda Yaccarino Age | Birthday
Yaccarino is 57 years old as of 2020. She has not publicly revealed her exact date of birth.
Linda Yaccarino Height
Yaccarino’s height measurement is unknown to the public.
Linda Yaccarino Family and Nationality
Yaccarino was born to Italian parents, to her father named Bob, and her mother Isabel. Lisa has a twin sister named Lori according to a photo and caption on her Instagram page.
Linda Yaccarino Husband and Children
Yaccarino is married to Claude Peter Madrazo. The couple is blessed with two children, a daughter named Christian Madrazo, and a son named Matthew Madrazo. Christian is a pediatric nurse.
Linda Yaccarino Career and Education
Yaccarino is currently the Chairman, global advertising and Partnerships at NBCUniversal Media, LLC. She started serving in this position in October 2020.
Linda previously served as Chairman, advertising and Client partnerships (Sep 2012-Oct 2020) and President of Cable Entertainment and Digital Advertising Sales (Nov 2011-Oct 2012) for NBCU.
Prior to working for NBCU, she worked as an Executive Vice President, COO advertising sales, marketing, and acquisitions at Turner. Lisa also worked at Turner as a Sales Manager. She joined Turner (formerly Turner Broadcasting System, Inc) in January 1992 and left after 19 years in November 2011.
The Chairman attended Penn State University where she studied Liberals Arts, telecommunications from 1981 to 1985.
Linda Yaccarino NBCUniversal
Yaccarino is currently the Chairman, global advertising and Partnerships at NBCUniversal Media, LLC. She started serving in this position in October 2020. Linda previously served as Chairman, advertising, and Client partnerships (Sep 2012-Oct 2020) for NBCU. She also served as President of Cable Entertainment and Digital Advertising Sales (Nov 2011-Oct 2012) for NBCU. She joined NBCUniversal in 2011.
Linda Yaccarino Ad Council
Yaccarino joined the board of Ad Council in 2014 and in 2015, she became a member of the Executive Committee. In 2021, she was named The Chairman of the Ad Council board of directors succeeding David Fischer, the Chief Revenue Officer of Facebook. Linda will serve as a Chairman until June 30, 2022.
In an official announcement, The Ad Council CEO Lisa Sherman said:
Linda is a visionary leader in our industry, and in her many years on our Board, she has been a true champion of the Ad Council and our work on the most important social issues facing our country.
The statement further read:
Under Linda’s leadership, NBCUniversal was an invaluable partner on our COVID-19 response efforts earlier this year, acting with incredible speed to develop and place exceptional creative within days of the pandemic being declared in March. I look forward to working closely together on our COVID-19 Vaccine Education Effort, as we convene the communications industry for the most significant campaign in the Ad Council’s history.
Following the announcement, she released her statement that in parts read: “There are almost no words to express how proud I am to serve as Chair, working alongside the extraordinary Lisa Sherman. I’m so grateful to my predecessor and friend David Fischer, who has taken great care to prepare me for this role and to see his visionary leadership firsthand.”
- Ad Council combines the Power of Responsibility, Creativity, Credibility, and Care for People
- This International Day of the Girl, Tell Her Story Through You-#ShesMy
- Staying Informed & Staying Safe Amid COVID-19
Lisa is a Board Member for the following:
- Mobile Marketing Association
- Young Audiences New York
- Ascena Retail Group, Inc
Awards and Honors
- Penn State Distinguished Alumni Award by Penn State University
- Ten Most Powerful Women in TV by Adweek
- Power Women of New York
Linda Yaccarino Net worth
Yaccarino’s estimated net worth is around $15 million. Any changes to this figure will be updated.
Social Media: Twitter and Instagram
- Her Twitter account is @lindayacc with over 4000 followers as of 2020.
Every day, I'm so proud of my twin sister for what she's doing to lead nurses nationally & face this crisis head on. Now I'm so glad she gets share it with @SRuhle & all of you. Shout out to ALL our nurses and thank you to @FemaleQuotient for hosting!!
— Linda Yaccarino (@lindayacc) December 16, 2020
- Instagram handle is @lindayacc
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