Affinion Group Adds Travel And Loyalty Industry Veteran Thomas F OToole To

first_imgAffinion Group, a global leader in loyalty and customer engagement, announced the appointment of Thomas F. O’Toole to its Board of Directors.O’Toole is the Executive Director of the Program for Data Analytics at Kellogg, and Clinical Professor of Marketing, at the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.  His focus at Kellogg includes: connecting data science to business value creation, data-driven marketing, customer value management, digital business models and loyalty programs. He developed and teaches Kellogg’s MBA course on Customer Loyalty strategy. O’Toole also serves as a Senior Advisor for McKinsey and Company.“Tom is a great addition to our Board. His tremendous loyalty and travel industry experience, insights and perspective will be invaluable as we continue to grow and expand our loyalty and customer engagement business,” said Todd Siegel, CEO of Affinion Group.Marketing Technology News: CHEQ Report: Online Ad Fraud To Cost $23 Billion Globally in 2019Prior to Kellogg, O’Toole was Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Vice President and President, MileagePlus of United Airlines, responsible for brand strategy, marketing, product development, ecommerce, digital channels, ancillary revenue, co-brand credit cards, customer data analytics, marketing systems, partnerships and other functions.  MileagePlus was, at the time, the largest travel loyalty program, and the top-rated frequent flyer program, in the world.Before United, O’Toole was Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Information Officer for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, where he was responsible for Hyatt’s marketing, loyalty program, distribution, information technology and related functions worldwide.Marketing Technology News: IBM Debuts Self-Service AI-Powered Ad Experience to Enable Conversations Between Brands and ConsumersO’Toole currently is a director of: Alliant Energy (LNT), Extended Stay America (STAY) and LSC Communications (LKSD). He is also a director of Brand USA, the nation’s public-private partnership to market travel to the USA.“I am pleased to join the Board of Affinion Group,” said O’Toole.  “Affinion Group’s robust platform, content, delivery systems and analytics make it a leader in loyalty management and customer engagement.  The company’s business potential is compelling. I look forward to contributing to Affinion Group’s vision, strategy and growth.”Marketing Technology News: IBM Debuts Self-Service AI-Powered Ad Experience to Enable Conversations Between Brands and Consumers Affinion GroupCustomer Loyalty strategydata analyticsMarketing TechnologyNewsThomas F. O’Toole Previous ArticleHow DOOH Analytics Are Changing the Marketing PlaybookNext ArticleBlock.one Introduces “Voice” to Bring Alignment and Transparency to Social Media Affinion Group Adds Travel And Loyalty Industry Veteran, Thomas F. O’Toole, To Its Board Of Directors PRNewswireJune 7, 2019, 1:02 pmJune 7, 2019 last_img read more

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