John Costello

John Costello

Founder at Citizens' Network For Foreign Affairs, Inc.

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John H.
Costello
is the founder and director of Citizens' Network For Foreign Affairs, Inc., which was founded in 1985.
He is currently the chairman of Mobile Marketing Association, Inc., the director of Steppenwolf Theatre Co., the director of Georgia Aquarium, Inc., a director of Beyond Ordinary Events, Inc. since 2023, and a trustee of American Film Institute, Inc. Mr. Costello's former positions include being the president & chief executive officer of Zounds, Inc. from 2009 to 2009, the president & chief executive officer of MVP.com, Inc., the chairman of Association of National Advertisers, Inc., a director of Ace Hardware Corp., a director of Bombay & Co., Inc., a director of The Quaker Oats Co., an independent director of Fantex, Inc. from 2013 to 2017, a director of Direct Marketing Association, Inc., a director of Aspen Marketing Services, Inc., a director of Signature Capital LLC, a director of xAD, Inc., a director of Yellow Park Foundation, the executive vice president-merchandising & marketing of The Home Depot, Inc. in 2005, a principal at Procter & Gamble Co., the chief global marketing officer of Yahoo!, Inc., the president of ACNielsen Corp., the president of AutoNation, Inc. from 1998 to 1999, the chief global marketing & innovation officer of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. from 2009 to 2013, the senior executive vice president of Sears Plc, the president-consumer & retail division of Solidus Networks, Inc. in 2007, the president-united states marketing research of The Nielsen Co., the senior vice president-sales & marketing of Pepsi Cola USA, and the president-global marketing and innovation of Dunkin' Donuts LLC.
Mr. Costello's education includes an MBA degree from Michigan State University in 1970 and an undergraduate degree from the University of Akron in 1968.

John Costello active positions

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American Film Institute, Inc. Director/Board Member -
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Founder 1984-12-31
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Director/Board Member 2023-06-11
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FANTEX Director/Board Member 2017-02-28
Director/Board Member 2014-02-28
Chief Executive Officer 2008-12-31
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University of Akron Undergraduate Degree
Michigan State University Masters Business Admin

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PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY

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AUTONATION, INC.

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THE HOME DEPOT, INC.

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Sears Plc

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Yellow Park Foundation

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Pepsi Cola USA

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Nielsen Marketing Research U.S.

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