Ann M. Fudge

Young & Rubicam Brands
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Business, Corporate, and Philanthropic Leadership

Ann Fudge is the former Chairman and CEO of Young & Rubicam Brands, a global network of marketing communications companies. Prior to that, Fudge served as president of the Beverages, Desserts, and Post Division, a $5 billion unit of Kraft Foods. She served as chair of the U.S. Programs Advisory Board of the Gates Foundation and as a trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation and the Council on Foreign Relations. Fudge served on the boards of General Electric, Marriott International, Honeywell, Unilever, and Infosys. She was also on the Harvard Corporation Finance Committee and the board of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. She currently serves as Chair of the Board of GBH Public Media and on the Boards of Northrop Grumman and Novartis. A committed philanthropist focused on education and youth, Fudge has served as a trustee at Morehouse College and on the boards of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Harvard Overseers, and Simmons College.

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