SOURCE: The One Club

The One Club

February 17, 2009 07:59 ET

One Club Announces Ten New Board Members

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 17, 2009) - Ten new members have been elected to two-year terms on the board of directors for The One Club, the world's foremost non-profit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in advertising and design. New board members who will guide the direction of the organization include David Lubars, chairman and chief creative officer of BBDO North America; Andy Azula, senior vice president/creative director of The Martin Agency in Richmond, VA; and David Droga, founder and creative chairman of Droga5.

In addition to David Baldwin (Chairman), re-elected board members are Arthur Bijur, Kara Goodrich, BBDO; José Mollá, la comunidad; Kevin Roddy, Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Steve Sandstrom, Sandstrom Partners.

The ten new members of The One Club's board of directors are:

         Andy Azula       The Martin Agency, Richmond
         Roger Camp       Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco
         Glenn Cole       72andSunny, El Segundo
         David Droga      Droga5, New York
         Linus Karlsson   Mother, New York
         Nick Law         R/GA, New York
         David Lubars     BBDO, New York
         Ari Merkin       Toy, New York
         Steve Mykolyn    Taxi, Toronto
         Nancy Vonk       Ogilvy & Mather, Toronto

"We are delighted to announce the ten new members of The One Club's board of directors who are some of the advertising industry's most accomplished and respected leaders," said Mary Warlick, CEO of The One Club. "Their guidance is especially important given our organization's expanding roster of activities, special events, competitions, conferences and educational programs worldwide."

The One Show Festival, which takes place May 4-8 in New York, includes The One Show, One Show Design and One Show Interactive. The One Show, which honors advertising's best work in print, radio, television, design, interactive and new media, will take place May 6 at Jazz at Lincoln Center. One Show Design will be held at the Frank Gehry-designed IAC Building on May 4. One Show Interactive will take place May 8 at Terminal 5 in New York.

Last year, The One Club's new projects included the completion of a live-action feature documentary "Art & Copy" directed by Doug Pray that recently premiered at The Sundance Film Festival; its first Los Angeles-based "One Show Entertainment Awards" recognizing outstanding creative achievements by brands in the realm of entertainment including judges Matthew Weiner ("Mad Men") and Brett Ratner ("X-Men: The Last Stand"); and an ambitious journey to Shanghai in which prominent international advertising professionals conducted workshops with university students.

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