Meet These Power Women CEOs Running Top Ad Agencies

Meet These Power Women CEOs Running Top Ad Agencies

The Black Enterprise list of Leading Women in Advertising and Marketing highlights the women whose ideas and strategies have placed them at the top of their game, enabling them to make a mark in the advertising and marketing world.

The list is made up of chief executive officers, chief marketing officers, senior vice presidents, executive vice presidents, vice presidents, and directors who are the movers and shakers behind big public brands and private agencies.

These power women are no strangers to risk-taking, speaking up, championing diversity in their respective fields, and implementing creative strategies that provide growth to their agency or company.

[Related: Women of Power: Strategies from the C-Suite]

Here, wants you to get acquainted with the women CEOs of advertising agencies who are shaking and stirring things up, setting a standard for excellence and originality, and inspiring upcoming women leaders.

Danielle Austen, Managing Partner & CEO, fluent360

Danielle Austen

Danielle Austen is proud of her agency’s identity as expert communicators of multicultural insights, behaviors and influence.

“We understand that marketers are seeking ideas and content to reach an increasingly diverse America. That’s the language we speak,” she said in a press release.


Nadja Bellan-White, CEO, Ogilvy & Mather, Africa

Nadja Bellan-White

Nadja Bellan-White is often described as one of the most powerful women in advertising. For Ogilvy & Mather, she oversees more than 50 markets in Africa with top clients like Coca-Cola and Nestle.


Kimberly A. Blackwell, Founder & CEO, PMM Agency

Kimberly Blackwell

This industry executive and thought leader is known for her insight and expertise in the advertising and marketing realms. Founded in 1999, PMM Promotions is a multi-million dollar women’s enterprise handling clients like Nationwide Insurance, Macy’s Inc., and Toyota.