Nov 10, 2021
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Gap Inc. appoints Lisa Donohue to board of directors

Nov 10, 2021

Gap Inc. announced on Monday that Lisa Donohue has been elected to its board of directors, bringing 30 years of global consumer, data and digital marketing leadership to the company. 

Gap Inc. appoints Lisa Donohue to board of directors. - Gap

Donohue was CEO of two of the world’s leading marketing agencies. As the former CEO of Publicis Spine, as well as a member of the Publicis Groupe Management Committee, she lead the marketing giant’s digital, data, technology and talent capabilities.

Prior to Publicis Spine, Donohue served as global brand president of Starcom Worldwide, and earlier as CEO of Starcom USA, where she led brand vision, client relationships, product and growth. Under her leadership, Starcom oversaw more than $10 billion in media billings and ultimately became the most awarded media agency in the country.

She currently serves on the Board of Directors of NRG Energy, AcuityAds and Brown Jordan as well as She Runs It, a non-profit organization helping women access marketing, media and tech leadership roles.

“Ms. Donohue is a highly accomplished executive who brings diversity of thought and experience that will further strengthen the Board’s depth of talent,” said Bobby Martin, executive chairman, Gap Inc. “Her track record of unlocking growth through creativity and science, will complement the Board’s oversight of Gap Inc.’s long-term strategy.”

“I am inspired to join the board of directors of Gap Inc., an iconic company - and its four powerful, global brands - with deep connections to consumers and a commitment to people, purpose and inclusion,” said Donohue. “I look forward to supporting this organization and its teams, and being part of Gap Inc.’s compelling next chapter.”

“Lisa is a brand-building visionary and proven authority in driving business transformation through customer-centric leadership,” added Sonia Syngal, CEO of Gap Inc. “Her unique perspective along with her passion for driving social impact will benefit our future growth strategies.”

Gap Inc. saw fiscal year 2020 net sales of $13.8 billion.

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