Walmart CEO Doug McMillon Honored at Advertising Council’s 68th Annual Public Service Award Dinner

New YorkAnd the July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Ad Council today announced that Walmart is the CEO of Walmart Doug McMillon The citizenship of the outstanding company will be recognized in 68 organizationsThe tenth Annual Public Service Award Dinner Day December 1, 2022. The event will be held at the Glasshouse in New York City.

“Under Doug’s leadership, Walmart has continued its long-standing commitment to building a better world,” he said. Lisa ShermanPresident and CEO of the Advertising Council. “From sustainability to promoting diversity, equality and inclusion, and bringing communities together, Doug has truly demonstrated how corporate brands can be catalysts for social change. We are grateful for Walmart’s support and look forward to working together for many years to come.”

Walmart has been a supporter of the Ad Board since 1986, and was recently funded and activated for the COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative. Additionally, Walmart contributions have supported the Ad Council’s campaign to welcome immigrants, Affiliation begins with usEmmy Award-winning Diversity & Inclusion Effort Love has no labelsand Workforce Readiness, to help people of all ages, experiences and backgrounds develop their skills for the rapidly changing job market. Walmart has also donated millions in media time and space across its platforms including Walmart.com and on in-store checkout screens.

“It is an honor to be recognized by the Advertising Council for Walmart’s work to help create ‘a better life for all.’ For more than three decades this purpose has been at the heart of our business.” “Walmart is guided by the desire to serve all of our stakeholders: customers, partners, shareholders, suppliers, communities, and the planet. When we put the scale of Walmart to work for them, it results in a better-performing business that benefits everyone in the long run.”

Bringing leaders together at the intersection of media, marketing, advertising and technology, the Ad Council Public Service Award Annual Dinner is the foundation’s largest fundraising event, with the last annual dinner in 2021 bringing together more than $6.4 million To support Advertising Council’s national social impact programs. This year’s event will be chaired by Jackie Kellyincoming Ad Council Chairman and CEO, Dentsu Americas, Ad Council Member William White, and Walmart’s Chief Marketing Officer.

The Ad Council is committed to ensuring that this year’s in-person event complies with the latest safety guidelines at the time of the event. Proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all guests.

To learn more about the event and to purchase tables or tickets, please visit the event website.

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