Condé Nast names Jonathan Schaaf ‘chief agency officer’
Schaaf, previously President, Enterprise Partnerships at Omnicom Media Group, will oversee the company’s agency relationships and ad sales efforts
NEW YORK, NY – May 15, 2017 – Condé Nast today named Jonathan Schaaf the chief agency officer, overseeing the company’s agency relationships and ad sales efforts. Schaaf brings more than 20 years of global agency experience, and most recently served as the president of enterprise partnerships for Omnicom Media Group where he oversaw both the North American and global partnerships teams as well as the audience-based programmatic private marketplace. His appointment takes effect on May 31st, and he will report to Lisa Valentino, chief revenue officer of industry and agency for Condé Nast.
“Jon has been a dynamic and insightful partner at OMG and I am so pleased that he’s bringing his years of experience to our team as we build out our agency practice,” said Valentino. “We have organized our team around our clients and are experts in connecting them to our influential audience of 124 million consumers, and Jon’s knowledge and relationships will be a tremendous advantage to us.”
Over the course of his 20 year career, Schaaf has worked in agencies ranging in size from global to boutique and in cities around the world, including New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Sydney, Australia. He was previously the president of enterprise partnerships for Omnicom Media Group (OMG) where he was charged with establishing partnerships across all media channels to be more integrated and unified in the go-to-market approach. Prior, Schaaf was the president of digital investment, global director – digital strategy at Omnicom Media Group, media director at Razorfish, vice-president of integrated media at Gyro, and media director at Beyond Interactive, where he developed integrated media strategies for premier national and global brands. Schaaf holds an MBA from the University of Denver and a B.A. from Lafayette College, with a major in Business & Economics.