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McCann Spain CCO Mónica Moro Appointed to International Board of Directors for The One Club for Creativity


McCann Spain CCO Mónica Moro Appointed to International Board of Directors for The One Club for Creativity

Mónica Moro, chief creative officer at McCann Spain in Madrid, has been appointed to the International Board of Directors at The One Club for Creativity, the foremost non-profit organisation celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design.

She is one of nine new appointees to the International Board, and is the first creative leader to represent Spain on the Board.

“I’m proud to have been elected to represent Spain in one of the most important and renowned creative organisations in the world,” said Moro.  “I hope to bring it closer to our country, and from now on we become more relevant and necessary to each other.”

“One reason The One Club is so prestigious is because of its exceptional Board of Directors, an impressive group of the most prominent creative professionals from around the world,” said Kevin Swanepoel, CEO, The One Club for Creativity.  “We are thrilled to have Mónica Moro join the International Board, and look forward to her playing a key role in furthering our mission to support and celebrate the success of the global creative community, and solidifying the relevance of our mission in Spain.”

In other changes at the organisation, FCB global CCO Susan Credle has been named chairwoman of the National Board of Directors.  She replaces José Molla, founder and CCO, The Community, Miami, whose three-year term as chairman has ended.  He will officially hand over the reins to Credle at The One Show on Friday evening, May 11, during Creative Week in New Yor

Three industry leaders have been added to The One Club National Board of Directors: Keith Cartwright, ECD, 72andSunny, Los Angeles, Chloe Gottlieb, EVP, CCO US, R/GA, New York, and Fernando Machado, global chief marketing officer, Burger King, Miami.

Other new members of The One Club International Board of Directors are:

●      Pat Baron, CCO, McCann Melbourne, Australia

●      Eugene Cheong, CCO, Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific and Singapore, Singapore

●      Sonal Dabral, group CCO, vice chairman, Ogilvy & Mather India, Mumbai (replacing Prasoon Joshi, executive chairman, CEO, McCann World Group India and president. South Asia, McCann Erickson Mumbai, India)

●      Leong Wai Foong, chairman, CCO, BBDO Greater China, Shanghai, China (replacing Dean Sciole, director of marketing, Cadillac China, Shanghai)

●      Masako Okamura, ECD, ASPAC, Dentsu Aegis Network, Manila, Philippines

●      Juliana Paracencio, regional CD, Memac Ogilvy & Mather, Dubai, UAE

●      Luiz Sanches, CCO, AlmapBBDO, São Paulo, Brazil (replacing Nizan Guanaes, chairman, Grupo ABC, São Paulo)

●      Yasuhara Sasaki, ECD, Dentsu Tokyo, Japan (replacing Naoki Ito, CEO, creative director and founder, Party, Tokyo)

Board members, who serve three-year terms, are selected based on three criteria: they must be prominent international creatives, be respected leaders in their given fields, and exert influence in their respective regions.

Responsibilities of Board members include providing input and feedback on the club’s two dozen annual education, professional development, inclusion & diversity and gender equality programs, elevating The One Show and ADC Annual Awards in rankings in their regions, connecting the club with advertising and design universities and schools, and recommending outstanding candidates for awards judges.

The new Board members join a group of global creative leaders who serve as ambassadors for and advisers to the non-profit organisation.  The complete list of current National Board members is at, International Board is at

Swanepoel made special note of José Molla’s term as Board chairman, praising his strong dedication and strategic vision for successfully growing the club’s initiatives, reputation and influence on a global level.

“José has been a terrific leader and partner, and played a significant role in the club becoming the creative industry’s global leader in education, professional development, inclusion & diversity and gender equality programming,” he said.  “We thank him for his many important contributions to making The One Club an organization that nurtures a more vibrant and inspired global creative community.”

Past One Club 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 announcement was made in lead up to The One Club’s Creative Week, May 7-11, 2018 in New York.  The preeminent festival showcasing the intersection of advertising, innovation and creative thinking, Creative Week includes The One Show over two nights, ADC 97th Annual Awards, the dynamic Young Ones Education Festival, inspiring sessions with some of the biggest names in the industry at the Creative Summit and the exclusive Executive Creative Summit, open to a limited number of top-level leaders (founders, CCOs and managing partners).

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McCann Spain, Fri, 04 May 2018 09:56:56 GMT