ExecRank Top CMOs and Marketing Executives

2015



#1. Kelly Bennett


Netflix, Inc.


Kelly Bennett has served as Netflix's Chief Marketing Officer since 2012, after nearly a decade at Warner Bros. where he was most recently Vice President Interactive, World Wide Marketing with the pictures group, leading international online campaigns for Warner Bros. movies. Before that Kelly ran digital marketing for Warner Bros. Pictures in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and worked in promotion and business development at the company. He previously held executive positions at Dow Jones International and Ignition Media as well as being a partner in online marketing agency Cimex Media.




 

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#2. Philip Schiller, Apple



Philip Schiller is Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Schiller is a member of Apple's Executive Team. Since rejoining Apple in April 1997 Schiller has helped the company create the best computers in the world with the Mac, lead the digital music revolution with iPod and iTunes, reinvent mobile phones with iPhone and the App Store, and define the future of mobile computing with iPad. Schiller has over twenty five years of marketing and management experience, including twenty years at Apple in various marketing management positions.

#3. Andrew Sherrard, T-Mobile



Andrew Sherrard serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at T-Mobile. Sherrard is responsible for strategic development and execution of all marketing, product development, pricing programs and activities that will help to drive revenue, customer growth and improve the customer experience for each of our brands. Andrew Sherrard joined T-Mobile in 2003. Prior to T-Mobile, he was a Marketing Manager for Clorox, responsible for developing and implementing the business plan, growing volume, market share and profit.

#4. Davide Grasso, NIKE



Davide Grasso currently serves as Vice President of Global Brand Marketing for Nike, Inc., in Beaverton, Oregon. Born and raised in Turin, Italy, Mr. Grasso completed studies in Business Administration at the University of Turin that helped to prepare him for his career. After graduating from the University of Turin, Davide Grasso continued his education at SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, where he completed his MBA. He then embarked on a diversified career in fashion and apparel marketing for companies in his native Italy and abroad.

#5. Karen Walker, Cisco


Karen Walker is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Cisco.  As Cisco’s CMO, Karen is responsible for the company’s Global Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Government and Community Relations groups. Her organization is responsible for positioning Cisco's growth strategy, cultivating opportunities in new and existing customer markets, and growing demand for Cisco's solutions globally. Since joining Cisco, Walker has championed marketing's role as an accountable business function aligning closely with sales teams and a vital resource to partners.


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Top CMOs and Marketing Executives of 2015

This accolade from ExecRank is a reflection of all of the hard work my five thousand teammates have put in at AOL and I am honored to accept it on their behalf. Arthur Minson, CFO, Time Warner Cable

It is truly an honor to be identified by ExecRank as a leader in the industry. It speaks volumes of the outstanding work done by the investments team at UPS and I find myself extremely fortunate to be associated with such a talented and dedicated group of individuals. Brian Pellegrino, Chief Investment Officer, UPS

I am honored by ExecRank’s recognition among my peer group and feel privileged to be a CMO at this exciting time of customer revolution. Elisabeth Charles, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.


I very much appreciate ExecRank’s recognition of our work at Thomson Reuters to strengthen the underpinnings of our marketing activities with data-driven intelligence.  I am privileged to work with an exceptional executive team and a marketing organization focused on driving our business to continued success across the globe.


Tobias Lee, CMO, Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting


ExecRank has assembled a ranking of HR Leaders who are helping to shape and transform the organizations and industries of which they are a part.  It is both humbling and an honor to be among those selected.

Josh Friedlander, Chief Human Resources Officer, Latham & Watkins LLP

I am pleased to be chosen for ExecRank’s 2012 CMO Ranking. Behind every marketing leader, there is a team. I have been fortunate to have managed an incredible team of marketing professionals who deliver world class marketing and should share in this recognition. Vince Ferraro, CMO, Kodak


Being acknowledged among one's peers is among the most meaningful recognition possible. What an honor to be placed on such a prestigious list alongside some of today's true Marketing thought leaders.

Evan Greene, CMO, The Recording Academy


I am grateful for the recognition by ExecRank, but realize that it is actually an acknowledgement of the stellar work done by the finance staff at AutoNation, the tremendous leadership provided by Mike Jackson, and the dedication of the thousands of AutoNation associates who deliver world-class customer experiences everyday at our stores.

Michael Short, CFO, AutoNation

I’m honored by the recognition and pleased to be counted among a roster of CMO’s managing some of the finest brands in the world. Diane Dietz, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, SAFEWAY INC.

I am extremely honored, humbled and grateful for the recognition by ExecRank for making the TOP CMO for 2012. I truly realize that it is a combination of many things and want to recognize that my professional path led me to MonaVie. Jeff Cohen, CMO, MonaVie

I am honored to be included in ExecRank’s listing of top CFOs, particularly because I consider this to be a testament to the capabilities and accomplishments of Avis Budget Group’s outstanding finance team around the world. David B. Wyshner, SEVP & CFO, Avis Budget Group, Inc


1. Kelly Bennett, Netflix, Inc.


2. Philip Schiller, Apple Inc.


3. Andrew Sherrard, T-Mobile US, Inc.


4. John Slusher, NIKE, Inc.


5. Karen Walker, Cisco Systems, Inc.


6. Ronald M. Coppock, ARRIS Group, Inc.


7. Stephen Quinn, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.


8. Chris Cox, Facebook, Inc.


9. Beth Comstock, General Electric Company


10. Marcos de Quinto, The Coca-Cola Company


11. Anne Finucane, Bank of America


12. Jon Iwata, IBM


13. John Costello, Dunkin’ Brands


14. John D. Hayes, American Express Company


15. David Roman, Lenovo


16. Robert Medrano, Akana


17. John C. Distaso, Pioneer Natural Resources Co.


18. Michelle Crecca, Prudential Financial


19. Stephan W. Labonte, VWR Corporation


20. Peter D. Horst, The Hershey Company


21. Marc Pritchard, Procter & Gamble


22. Shannon Stubo, LinkedIn Corporation


23. Evan Greene, The Recording Academy


24. Ricky Strauss, Walt Disney Studios


25. Anthony Christie, Level 3 Communications, Inc.


26. Charlie Young, Sabre Corporation


27. Bart Sichel, Burlington Stores, Inc.


28. Revell Michael, Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated


29. Albert Pimentel, Seagate Technology


30. Nitsa Zuppas, Veeva Systems Inc.


31. Lorraine Twohill, Google


32. Pam Wickham, Raytheon


33. Stacy Martinet, Mashable


34. George Courcier, PDC Energy, Inc.


35. Richard Kellam, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company


36. Lisa Caputo, Travelers Companies


37. Roxanne Taylor, Accenture


38. Will Downie, Catalent, Inc.


39. Kirsten A. Lynch, Vail Resorts Inc.


40. Bob O'Keefe, DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.


41. Christine Cefalo, Workday, Inc.


42. Steven B. Wiggs, BB&T Corporation


43. Michael Senackerib, Campbell’s Soup


44. Esther Lee, MetLife, Inc.


45. Christopher Capossela, Microsoft Corporation


46. Andrew Nocella, American Airlines Group Inc.


47. Diane Dietz, Safeway


48. Gail Galupo, Aflac Incorporated


49. Rhett Winchell, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc.


50. Silvia Lagnado, McDonald's Corp.


51. Claude P. Moreau, Tesoro Corporation


52. Meg Lee, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.


53. Jeffrey J. Jones II, Target Corp.


54. Phyllis Anderson, Express Scripts Holding Company


55. Jim Ward, CBL & Associates Properties Inc.


56. Martine Reardon, Macy's, Inc.


57. Jeremy Burton, EMC Corporation


58. Eileen Lynch, Thomson Reuters


59. Doug Collier, La-Z-Boy


60. Rene Bonvanie, Palo Alto Networks, Inc.


61. Tom Armstrong, L.L. Bean


62. Sander Arts, Atmel Corporation


63. John F. Strain, Williams-Sonoma


64. Sheryl Adkins-Green, Mary Kay


65. Mary Beech, Kate Spade & Company


66. Robert Franklin, Exxon Mobil Corporation


67. Greg Butz, Comcast Corporation


68. Ted MacLean, Iron Mountain Incorporated


69. Thomas F. O'Toole, United Continental Holdings, Inc.


70. Eric Fisher, Valero Energy Corporation


71. Susan C. Hyde, W. P. Carey Inc.


72. George Murray, Signet Jewelers


73. John Frascotti, Hasbro


74. Olivier Francois, Chrysler Corporation


75. Lapo Paladini, PerkinElmer


76. Neal Campbell, CDW


77. Michelle Kersch, Black Knight Financial Services, Inc.


78. Kelly Loeffler, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.


79. T. Michael Glenn, FedEx Corporation


80. Marcus Starke, E*TRADE Financial Corporation


81. Shawn Gensch, Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.


82. Mark D. Mauz, Antero Midstream Partners LP


83. Werner Barth, Philip Morris International, Inc.


84. Bret Sewell, Synaptics Inc.


85. Caroline D. Naggiar, Tiffany & Co.


86. John Wojick, The Boeing Company


87. Thomas M. Kelley, Marathon Petroleum Corporation


88. Michael J. Barkley, Pinnacle Foods Inc.


89. Brad Iversen, Edward Jones


90. Kurt A. Kane, The Wendy's Company


91. Terry Clark, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated


92. D. Scott Pryor, Targa Resources Partners LP


93. Tim Rosa, Fitbit Inc.


94. Robert Moore, Office Depot


95. Sicily Dickenson, NRG Energy, Inc.


96. J. David Joyner, CVS Health Corporation


97. Jan Hanak, Regency Centers Corporation


98. Scott Moore, Anadarko Petroleum


99. David Abelman, Rite Aid Corporation


100. Marianne Budnik, SimpliVity


101. Erin Mulligan Nelson, SunPower Corporation


102. Steven Smith, CoreSite Realty Corporation


103. Enna Allen, The Howard Hughes Corporation


104. Diego Scotti, Verizon Communications Inc.


105. Simon Fleming-Wood, Pandora Media, Inc.


106. Lisa Bacus, Cigna Corp.


107. Paul Crandell, GoPro, Inc.


108. Stephen T. Odell, Ford Motor Co.


109. Eric S. Waldinger, UDR, Inc.


110. John Wyatt, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.


111. Cynthia A. Archer, Sunoco LP


112. Clay Stobaugh, John Wiley & Sons


113. Steve Bradley, Continental Resources, Inc.


114. Colette Laforce, Cars.com


115. Derek Mathieson, Baker Hughes Incorporated


116. Marshall Lang, AGL Resources Inc.


117. Beth Johnson, Citizens Financial Group, Inc.


118. Melisa Goldie, PVH Corp.


119. Gregory Pearson, Intel Corporation


120. Sharon Rothstein, Starbucks Corporation


121. Jeffrey A. Hirsch, Starz


122. Jodi Senese, Outfront Media Inc.


123. Marci P. Grebstein, Lowe's Companies Inc.


124. Kevin M. Krone, Southwest Airlines Co.


125. Elissa Fink, Tableau Software, Inc.


126. Brett Keller, Priceline.com


127. Diane Scott, Western Union


128. Charles Doyle, Jones Lang LaSalle


129. Thomas Britanik, The Clorox Company


130. Ilene Jablonski, Mack-Cali Realty Corp.


131. Jonathan Hargis, Charter Communications, Inc.


132. Tariq Shaukat, Caesars Entertainment


133. Greg Revelle, Best Buy Co., Inc.


134. Jonathan Beamer, SolarCity Corporation


135. Dave Horton, Las Vegas Sands Corp.


136. Jeffrey M. Petry, Premier, Inc.


137. Jay G. Spenchian, Tempur Sealy International Inc.


138. Kip J. Fulks, Under Armour, Inc.


139. Antonio J. Lucio, HP Inc.


140. Bob Maggiore, TaylorMade-Adidas Golf Company


141. Lori Lee, AT&T, Inc.


142. Justin Rounce, Cameron International Corporation


143. Maryam Banikarim, Hyatt Hotels Corporation


144. Mark J. Smith, Western Refining, Inc.


145. Teresa M. Finley, United Parcel Service, Inc.


146. Suresh Sundaram, Aspen Technology, Inc.


147. Barry Karfunkel, National General Holdings Corp.


148. Bruce McColl, Mars


149. Elizabeth A. Simermeyer, Ecolab Inc.


150. Julie Springer, TransUnion


151. Tom Dobry, Lithia Motors Inc.


152. Patrick O'Malley, Landstar System Inc.


153. John Graff, National Instruments Corporation


154. Ellyn Raftery, Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.


155. Malcolm Frank, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation


156. Elaina Shekhter, EPAM Systems, Inc.


157. Ralph Santana, Harman International Industries, Incorporated


158. Rhonda Germany, Honeywell International Inc.


159. Toni White, Synchrony Financial


160. Mava Heffler, Emcor Group


161. Keith M. Guilbault, Jack in the Box


162. Molly A. Murphy, Eaton


163. Wanda Gierhart, Neiman Marcus


164. Mark Foss, Arista Networks, Inc.


165. Mikael Thygesen, Simon Property Group


166. Greg Santoro, NII Holdings


167. David Kimbell, ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.


168. Jeffrey M. Charney, Progressive Corp.


169. David C. Leavy, Discovery Communications, Inc.


170. Dijuana Lewis, Aetna Inc.


171. Dean Evans, Hyundai Motor America


172. Bobby Schroeter, Spirit Airlines, Inc.


173. Alex Pinchev, Rackspace Hosting, Inc.


174. Maurice Sciammas, Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.


175. Jon T. Lindekugel, 3M Company


176. Brian Hancock, Kansas City Southern


177. Michael R. Richardson, Casey's General Stores, Inc.


178. Samantha B. Cosby, Tyler Technologies, Inc.


179. Trish Mueller, Home Depot


180. Judith Sim, Oracle Corporation


181. Stefanie Shelley, Broadridge Financial Solutions


182. Jim Lyski, CarMax Inc.


183. Hal Adams, CST Brands, Inc.


184. Lynn Vojvodich, salesforce.com, inc.


185. Barbara Messing, TripAdvisor Inc.


186. Marc R. Eschenburg, EOG Resources, Inc.


187. Deirdre D. McGraw, Ameriprise Financial, Inc.


188. Joseph P. Vesey, Xylem Inc.


189. Fiona Nolan, CommScope Holding Company, Inc.


190. Jonathan M. Levine, W.R. Berkley Corporation


191. Tim Mapes, Delta Air Lines, Inc.


192. Stuart Redsun, Columbia Sportswear Company


193. Sanjay Gupta, The Allstate Corporation


194. Frank Sottosanti, Protective Life Corporation


195. Michael Kappitt, Bloomin’ Brands


196. Terri Mulcahey, Penske Automotive Group, Inc.


197. Gary L. Ginsberg, Time Warner Inc.


198. Walter Scott, Advance Auto Parts Inc.


199. Sandro D'Ascanio, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.


200. William G. Foglesong, Carter's, Inc.


201. Sangeeta Anand, F5 Networks, Inc.


202. Lisa M. Andrade, St. Jude Medical Inc.


203. Paul Rolls, ON Semiconductor Corp.


204. Stephanie C. Linnartz, Marriott International, Inc.


205. Eric L. Butler, Union Pacific Corporation


206. Jonathan Colehower, Manhattan Associates, Inc.


207. Brad Rinklin, Akamai Technologies, Inc.


208. Thomas W. Butch, Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.


209. Andrew J. Greenfield, ABIOMED, Inc.


210. Ann Lewnes, Adobe Systems Incorporated


211. Andrew Harrison, Alaska Air Group, Inc.


212. David Reid, National Oilwell Varco, Inc.


213. John McDermott, Rockwell Automation


214. Jim McNiel, NetScout Systems, Inc.


215. Elizabeth S. Brady, Principal Financial Group Inc.


216. Linda Robinson, BlackRock, Inc.


217. Gary Bultman, Lam Research Corporation


218. Chris Bruzzo, Electronic Arts Inc.


219. Rachel Richards, Sonic Automotive


220. Michelle Draper, SVB Financial Group


221. David M. Hall, Waste Connections Inc.


222. Scott Peters, Regions Financial


223. Timothy J. Connors, Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc.


224. Francesca Luthi, Assurant


225. Richard W. Lavey, The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.


226. Florencia Panizza, MarketAxess Holdings Inc.


227. Albert Saltiel, AutoZone, Inc.


228. Shelley Simpson, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc.


229. Robert Brough, Zions Bancorporation


230. Heather Cox, Citigroup Inc.


231. Jacqueline Yeaney, Red Hat, Inc.


232. Suzanne Blaug, Amgen Inc.


233. J. Jonathan Song, Expeditors International of Washington Inc.


234. Jennifer Anaya, Ingram Micro


235. Edward Flynn, Automatic Data Processing, Inc.


236. Kira Sterling, Toll Brothers


237. Larry Drury, Vantiv, Inc.


238. Thomas K. Smith, Markel Corp.


239. Danny Biran, Altera Corp.


240. Jason Marshall, SolarWinds, Inc.


241. MaryAnn Miller, Avnet, Inc.


242. Lisa Caputo, The Travelers Companies, Inc.


243. Warren Schlichting, Dish Network Corp.


244. Scott D. Gallett, BorgWarner Inc.


245. Robin Matlock, VMware, Inc.


246. Fredrik J. Eliasson, CSX Corp.


247. Kim Metcalf-Kupres, Johnson Controls Inc.


248. Andrew Childs, Paychex, Inc.


249. Alan H. Shaw, Norfolk Southern Corporation


250. Graciela Monteagudo, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company


The higher one climbs on ExecRank’s list is assuredly correlated to the strength of one’s team. Randy Brandoff, CMO, NetJets


I’m honored to be included amongst such a strong contingent of thought leaders and understand that any recognition is a function of the great team at Intuit.

Andrew Westergren, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer, Intuit


It’s an honor to be on this distinguished list of marketing and communications leaders. The ranking is a reflection of the hard work and passion of my colleagues throughout Salesforce.com who are transforming the enterprise software industry.

Jane Hynes, Senior Vice President, Public Relations & Comunications, Salesforce.com

I am honored to be included with the outstanding leaders in my field in the ExecRank CFO rankings and recognize that neither GameStop nor I would be successful if it weren’t for the thousands of passionate, dedicated associates we have around the world. Rob Lloyd, EVP & CFO, Gamestop

Seeing the outstanding talent assembled here, I can honestly say that it’s an honor to be in the company of the many outstanding communications professionals on the ExecRank list. Any success I have comes from the support of my company and the strength of the communications team that surrounds me each day at MasterCard. Chris A. Monteiro, Group Executive, Worldwide Communications, MasterCard Worldwide

It is great to be included on this terrific list of thought leaders in marketing and see that ExecRank has incorporated criteria that reflect the evolving focus of our work as CMOs. Deborah Meyer, SVP & CMO, Pulte Group

I am honored to be included by ExecRank alongside a distinguished group of leaders in my field. This recognition is a testament to the dedication and expertise of the senior management team and my many exceptional finance colleagues at ABM. Dean Chin, Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer, ABM Industries


It is an honor to be recognized for the work we do at Land O’Lakes, Inc. on behalf of our member-owners, and to be included in this prestigious group of colleagues and peers.

Barry Wolfish CMO, SVP Corporate Strategy, Land O'Lakes, Inc.

I am delighted to be included in ExecRank’s 2012 Top CFOs. It is an honor to be among this distinguished group of CFOs. It’s a reflection of the accomplishments of my dedicated team of finance professionals at Ingredion Incorporated. Cheryl Beebe, EVP & CFO, Ingredion Incorporated

While I appreciate the acknowledgement by ExecRank, I view this largely as a reflection of the great Marketing team at Fifth Third Bank, and the historic strength of this organization in executing major initiatives. Larry Magnesen, SVP & CMO, Fifth Third Bank



"I'm honored to be included in the ExecRank CMO rankings for 2013. It's amazing to join this incredible list of the most talented marketers in the industry today."


Chris Lindner, CMO and SVP Business Development, Sperry Top-Sider