Esther Lee

Age: 63

Independent Director Since: 2013

Committees: NGCRC (chair)

Skills and Qualifications

Esther Lee brings to the company significant executive and marketing expertise. Her marketing expertise has been focused on developing customer strategies to drive growth, driving customer-centric innovation and business transformation, and building solutions in consumer engagement. As a senior executive, she has helped shape business strategy and operating models, define and drive company purpose and corporate culture, and build high-performing teams. Her significant executive and marketing expertise enable her to provide valuable contributions to the company’s business strategies.

Experience Highlights

MetLife Inc., an insurance, annuities and employee benefits company

  • Executive vice president and global chief marketing officer (January 2015 to June 2021)

AT&T Corporation, a global telecommunications company

  • Senior vice president – brand marketing, advertising and sponsorships

Euro RSCG Worldwide, a French advertising agency

  • Chief executive officer of North America and president of global brands

The Coca-Cola Company, a global beverage company

  • Global chief creative officer

Earlier in her career, Lee worked in several leadership positions in the advertising industry, including as co-founder of DiNoto Lee, where she worked with several consumer packaged goods companies, including Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Nestle.

Other Public Company Boards

  • Pearson plc (February 2022 to present)