CMA elects new board of directors

Ernie Johannson is named the organization's new chair, following an annual meeting held in Toronto this week.

The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) today announced its new board of directors, with Ernie Johannson, principal, Johannson Consulting, taking the top spot as chair. Johannson, known for her background in financial and loyalty marketing, was previously the board’s vice-chair and a member of the CMA’s Ethics and Privacy Committee.

CMA members also elected Mitch Joel, president of Twist Image, as new vice-chair at this week’s annual meeting in Toronto.

Other members of the CMA’s new board include:
-Aldo Cundari, chairman and CEO, Cundari Group
-Lynn Fletcher, EVP, chief strategy officer, BBDO Canada
-Jim Little, chief brand and communications officer, RBC
-Bryan Pearson, president, LoyaltyOne/Air Miles Reward Program
-Sandy Perlman, director, Central Marketing Group, Microsoft Canada
-Ken Wong, Commerce ’77 Fellow in Marketing and associate professor, Queen’s University School of Business