Esther Lee


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, customer-centric innovation and business transformation, and consumer engagement programs including branding, digital marketing and customer experience design. As a senior executive, she has helped define and drive company purpose, strategy, operating models and corporate culture, and build high-performing teams. Lee’s executive and marketing experience 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)
  • Experian plc (March 2023 to present)

Independent Director Since: 2013

Committees: NGCRC (chair)