The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost nonprofit organization supporting the global creative community, 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.
“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,” said Kevin Swanepoel, CEO, The One Club. “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.
“The One Club and The One Show have always been the lighthouse of excellence,” said Greg Hahn. “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.”
Leland Maschmeyer said: “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 Wieden and others.
The One Club for Creativity, producer of The One Show, ADC Annual Awards and Creative Week, is the world’s foremost non-profit organization whose mission is to support and celebrate the success of the global creative community. The One Show is a top global awards show for advertising, design and digital marketing, focusing on the creativity of ideas and quality of execution. The global ADC Annual Awards honors creative excellence in craft, design and innovation across all disciplines. Creative Week takes place in New York every May, and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.