NBCUniversal’s Linda Yaccarino Named Ad Council Board Chair

The ad sales chief takes over from Facebook CRO David Fischer

Linda Yaccarino first joined the Ad Council's board in 2014. NBCUniversal

The Ad Council has a new board chair: Linda Yaccarino, NBCUniversal’s chairman of global advertising and partnerships, will head up the nonprofit’s board of directors.

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