– USA, NY – Ziff Davis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZD) today announced the appointment of Kirk McDonald to its Board of Directors, effective November 15, 2023.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kirk to our Board of Directors. As an industry veteran known for his business leadership, he will be an asset to Ziff Davis,” said Board Chair, Ziff Davis.
About Kirk McDonald
Kirk McDonald is a highly accomplished executive with extensive experience and a career spanning over three decades in media, technology, and advertising.
Kirk McDonald is CEO of GroupM North America, a leading media investment agency. He announced that he would leave the role at year’s end. Before this, he was CBO of Warner Media’s Xandr when it was a division of AT&T. He was also President of Pubmatic, and has held executive-level leadership roles at Time Inc., the Aquantive division of Microsoft, and CNET Networks. McDonald currently serves on the board of Elanco (NYSE: ELAN), and is a founding member of the Black Executive CMO Alliance. He also serves on the boards of directors of industry organizations including the Ad Council (as co-chair), the Paley Center for Media, and the Advertising Week Advisory Council. An alumnus of the City College of New York, Mr. McDonald majored in English as an undergraduate.
About Ziff Davis
Ziff Davis is a vertically focused digital media and internet company whose portfolio includes leading brands in technology, shopping, gaming and entertainment, connectivity, health, cybersecurity, and martech.
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