The One Club for Creativity has appointed Greg Hahn, creative vice chairman, BBDO Worldwide and CCO, BBDO NY, and Leland Maschmeyer, CCO, Chobani, to its national board of directors.
Board members are elected in a vote by The One Club membership and serve two-year terms. Among the criteria are the appointees must be prominent, respected and influential creatives.
Says Kevin Swanepoel, CEO, The One Club: “One reason why The One Club is so prestigious is because of its exceptional Board of Directors, an impressive group of the most prominent professionals in our field. Greg and Leland are recognized industry leaders who will help us in our mission to support and celebrate the success of the global creative community.”
Responsibilities of Board members include providing input and feedback on the club’s more than two dozen annual professional development, education, inclusion & diversity and gender equality programs, connecting the club with advertising and design universities and schools, and recommending outstanding creative candidates to serve on juries for The One Show and ADC Annual Awards.
Says Hahn: “The One Club and The One Show have always been the lighthouse of excellence. I grew up in this business learning from The One Club what creativity in communications and marketing could be, and it’s now more important than ever to have that for people in the industry. I’m psyched to be a part of it.”
Says Maschmeyer: “I am beyond thrilled to join The One Club’s Board of Directors. To ally with a vanguard of creative leaders I’ve long admired is an honor. To help drive the club’s advancement of equity and inclusion, next-gen leadership, and creative excellence is thrilling.”
Hahn and Maschmeyer join a select group of global creative leaders who serve on the club’s National and International Boards. Past Board members include industry legends such as Bob Barrie, Lee Clow, Lee Garfinkel, Jeff Goodby, Sir John Hegarty, Ed McCabe, Dan Wiedenand others.