chief client officer, global client management
Lisa Sepulveda is Chief Client Officer at Edelman (the world’s largest independent communications marketing company) and a member of Edelman’s 10 person Executive Committee. Lisa works with Edelman teams across all practices and geographies to ensure delivery of creative, quality client work. Under her direction, Edelman’s approach to client service and strategy is centralized, and Lisa is focused on growing top client leaders, teams and relationships.
Lisa brings over 25 years of marketing experience to her clients. She has played an integral role in some of Edelman’s most significant work, including: the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty and ongoing self-esteem initiatives, the eBay/PayPal split, Kellogg’s “Open for Breakfast”, and Advil and Claritin’s switch to OTC. Lisa oversees a portfolio of Edelman clients including eBay, GE, Mars, PayPal, SC Johnson, Starbucks and Unilever. In addition to leading some of the most talked about communications campaigns for brands such as Advil, Axe, Dove, Microsoft and Samsung; Lisa is a master mentor. She has been responsible for sparking the start of myriad careers and has helped guide, coach and motivate many — from recent graduates to C-level executives — in their professions.
Throughout her career, Lisa has established strong relationships working with organizations such as The American Cancer Society, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Department of Health & Human Services, She’s the First and Susan G. Komen.
Recently, Lisa was named in the 40 Women to Watch Over 40 ranking. The list celebrates women who are reinventing themselves, leaning in and creating momentum that will be felt by those beyond their community and field of work.
Lisa has held prior leadership roles at Edelman, was the CEO of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR and in her last role before returning to Edelman, was President, Global Consumer Marketing at Weber Shandwick.
Lisa lives in Rockland County, NY with her family. She is an ardent supporter of both of her college-aged daughters and their rivaling sports teams. Each year, for the past five years, Lisa has committed to a major breast cancer fundraising event such as the Susan G. Komen and Avon 39 walks to end breast cancer.