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Mark your calendar for this spring’s Global Marketing Leadership Awards Celebration honoring Todd Kaplan with the Industry Visionary Award and Amanda Richman with the Industry Titan Award.

You’ll also hear about UJA’s powerful work meeting the crises before us including rising antisemitism, increased hunger and poverty, a mental health crisis, and Ukrainian refugee resettlement.

We hope you can join us for the 25th anniversary of this annual event as we celebrate Todd and Amanda’s incredible professional and philanthropic achievements.  


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CMO, Pepsi at PepsiCo

Industry Visionary Award

As chief marketing officer of Pepsi at PepsiCo, Todd oversees all brand creative, communications, and commercial execution across Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, and Pepsi Zero Sugar, while building a long-term strategy and new product innovation for the brand overall.

Since Fall 2018, Todd has brought an unapologetic and culture-forward perspective to Pepsi that has been foundational to re-energizing the brand. He’s brought this perspective to implement a unique culture-forward marketing approach, which has led him to successfully bring the brand back into the cultural zeitgeist — from reinvigorating the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show platform...

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Former CEO, Mindshare NA

Industry Titan Award

Throughout her career, Amanda has helped the world’s biggest advertisers solve business challenges through media. Most recently, as CEO at Mindshare North America, she drove the strategy and activation of good growth capabilities and solutions across the U.S. and Canada, connecting the culture of more than 1,700 colleagues and working with leading global brands including Unilever, Ford, and IBM, among others. Her energy for industry change and empathetic leadership style has always promoted a culture that influences the next generation of advertising leaders.

Prior to Mindshare, Amanda served as the U.S. CEO of Wavemaker, where she led...

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Vice Chairs
Jason Schulweis
Rachel Taxman

Chair Emeritus
Michael E. Kassan

Jonathan Adams
Michael Bassik
David Borstein
Pierre Bouvard
Adam Chandler
Yale Cohen
Daniel Feldstein
Stacy Freedman
Barry Frey
Richy Glassberg
Jeremy Haft 
Kevin Hein
Sheera Hopkins
Evan Kraut
David Lang
Brian Leder
Andy Marks
Debra Meyer
David Paschkes
Bill Platt
Marisa Polin
Michael Rosen
David Roter
Howard Rubin
David Sable
Michael Saperstein
JJ Schmuckler
Matthew Schneider
David Spiegel
Patrice Trichon
Shelley Zalis

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Commemorative Journal Closing Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
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