Nadja Bellan-White, is the Global Chief Marketing Officer at Vice Media Group, since November 2020. As Vice Media Group’s first Global Chief Marketing Officer, Ms. Bellan-White is responsible for developing the enterprise brand strategy for the media conglomerate. She oversees marketing, brand strategy, data and insights, and global communications in over 25 countries.
Prior to joining Vice Media Group, Ms. Bellan-White spent 9 years at Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide. She most recently served as Executive Partner and WPP Team Leader. At WPP, Ms. Bellan-White led the Brand Transformation for Unilever across Beauty and Personal Care focusing specifically on Dove and led behavior change for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation globally.
Ms. Bellan-White was previously Senior Vice President, Marketing Director at Publicis Modem. Prior to Publicis she was at CoActive Marketing Group and before that at Digitas.
Board and Advisor Roles
Ms. Bellan-White has served both as a member and the President of Dubai Lynx, Creative Effectiveness Jury; member of the Council of Urban Professionals Board (NY); Executive Leadership Council, Executive Director of The Roundhouse.Org (UK); and was recently elected to the Board of the Ad Council in 2021.
Ms. Bellan-White was the recipient of AdColor’s Legend Award for her excellence in advertising, media, and communications, the 2019 recipient as one of Savoy magazine’s “Top 100 Women in Corporate America,” named one of the top “Women to Watch” for AdAge Europe in 2020, and recently named one of the “Top 25 Women of Color in Communications” in 2021.
Philanthropy, Community Service and Memberships
Ms. Bellan-White is a founding member of the Black Executive CMO Alliance (BECA).
Ms. Bellan-White is an A Better Chance, Inc. Scholar recipient, and earned a BA in Foreign Affairs and Spanish from The University of Virginia in 1989 and an MBA from NYU-Stern School of Business in 1994.