MTV Networks, ESPN Marketing Executives Among Those Named to PromaxBDA Board (Exclusive)

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Lifetime Networks, Google, Turner and National Geographic Channel execs also named to the entertainment marketing and design association board.

PromaxBDA has tapped eight marketing executives to its board of directors.

The new board members are Tina Exarhos, executive vice president of marketing and multi-platform creative at MTV Networks; Steph Sebbag, president and executive creative director of bpg; Aaron Taylor, vice president of marketing at ESPN; Tim Nolan, senior vice president of marketing and creative brand strategy at Lifetime Networks; Jakob Trollback, president and executive creative director of Trollback + Company; Adam Stewart, industry director of media and entertainment at Google; Tricia Melton, senior vice president of entertainment at TBS, TNT and Turner Classic Movies; and Dawn Rodney-Tranchitella, senior vice president of strategic marketing and creative at National Geographic Channel.

"We have strived to put together a diverse board from the various marketing disciplines around our industry so that we can all benefit from varied perspectives and always have a good mix of ideas. These new board members perfectly fit that goal," said board co-chair Lisa Gregorian, CMO of Warner Bros. Television Group. "As our industry continues to face new challenges, as well as new opportunities, we believe we are well positioned to continue to expand our initiatives and programs to stay ahead of the pack in this quickly transforming industry."

Led by Gregorian and board co-chair Adam Stotsky, president of marketing for NBC Entertainment at NBCUniversal, the board of directors includes execs from the broadcast networks, Warner Bros., CTV, USA Network, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, Fox Sports and Current Media, among others.

“The board has evolved to become the single most exciting group of forward thinking industry leaders driven by passion, creativity and intellect, and the new crop of members represent some of the best and most supportive in the community,” said Jonathan Block-Verk, president and CEO of PromaxBDA International.“I look forward to the new members bringing their enthusiasm and talent to help continue the growth of what has become a vibrant and important organization.”

PromaxBDA is a non-profit org dedicated to marketing, promotion and design in the media across all content platforms.