Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) has appointed Jani Yates president and CEO effective June 13, 2016. Yates brings over 30 years of industry experience to ASC; she served as president of the Institute of Communication Agencies for the past nine years and has held senior roles within a number of leading Canadian communication agencies. Yates succeeds Linda J. Nagel, who served as ASC president and CEO for 22 years.
“On behalf of the Board, we are thrilled to welcome Jani on board as president and CEO. Her breadth of experience, energy and drive are a perfect fit for the next chapter in ASC’s history,” said Sandy McLeod, ASC chair of the board and Toronto Star Print COO.
ASC is the national independent advertising industry self-regulatory body committed to creating and maintaining community confidence in advertising. Its members include advertisers, advertising agencies, media and suppliers to the advertising industry.