She currently serves as the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of UWG, a multicultural advertising and marketing agency.
Now, she’s also a member of Entercom Communications‘ Board of Directors, expanding it to 11 directors.
Taking the seat on the Entercom board is Monique Nelson.
It’s a notable D&I move for Entercom, whose leadership is largely comprised of Caucasians and tilts male.
Nelson serves as the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of UWG, formerly UniWorld Group, a WPP Company affiliate. Current work includes activity for Colgate, Bacardi, Lincoln, Ford, The Home Depot and the U.S. Marines.
“During this transformative time for our company, we’re excited to welcome Monique to Entercom’s Board of Directors,” President/CEO David Field said. “Her extensive career in advertising and marketing leadership make her an outstanding addition to our board.”
Nelson added, “Entercom is in an exciting and pivotal moment and I’m delighted to be joining the Board. It’s clear Entercom is truly committed to moving the needle significantly in the audio space.”
Nelson has led UWG since 2012. Previously, she was the Global Lead for Entertainment Marketing at Motorola. She currently sits on the Advertising Week Global Board, AdWeek Diversity & Inclusion Council, The Brandeis Board of Trustees, The Eagle Academy Board, as well as the New York Advisory Board for The Posse Foundation, of which she is an alumna, and is a participant in the ANA’s Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM).