Ad Council names GS&P CCO Margaret Johnson as chair of one of its Campaign Review Committees


By Kyle O'Brien, Creative Works Editor

May 1, 2018 | 2 min read

Margaret Johnson, chief creative officer of advertising agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, has been named chair of one of the Ad Council’s Campaign Review Committees (CRCs).

Margaret Johnson

Margaret Johnson and daughter Vivian at the 3% Conference in 2017 / Bronac McNeill Photography & Film

Johnson joins additional CRC chairs Susan Credle, global chief creative officer of FCB; Cindy Gallop, founder and chief executive, IfWeRanTheWorld; and Rob Reilly, global creative chairman, McCann.

The Ad Council has four Campaign Review Committees that are comprised of the top creative minds in the industry. This collaborative peer review helps to ensure creative excellence and drive impact on all Ad Council campaigns.

“We’re thrilled to have Margaret join the CRC team, along with the extraordinary talent of Susan, Cindy, Rob and all of our CRC members. The CRC is the best kept secret of the Ad Council’s work and they are absolutely integral to our impact in moving the needle on behalf of the most pressing social issues facing our country,” said Lisa Sherman, president and chief executive of the Ad Council.

The Ad Council’s 40 national public service campaigns are developed pro bono by the leading advertising, creative and digital agencies throughout the US. The CRCs collaborate with the Ad Council’s volunteer agencies at critical stages throughout creative development process to optimize the impact of the campaigns.

The Ad Council’s CRC was first established in the 1950s.


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