Geoff Cottrill

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Geoff Cottrill (born July 4, 1963[citation needed]) is a marketer in the United States. He is the president of MullenLowe Lintas Group in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to joining MullenLowe, he was Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager of Converse, a subsidiary of Nike, Inc.

Prior to Converse, Cottrill held the position of Vice President at Starbucks Entertainment Hear Music in Seattle, Washington.[1]

Prior to Starbucks, he spent nine years as head of The Coca-Cola Company's entertainment marketing team. Before joining Coca-Cola, he spent nearly 11 years at Procter & Gamble in various sales and marketing roles.[citation needed]

Cottrill graduated from Florida State University in 1985 with a degree in Economics, and a minor in British Studies / International Affairs.[citation needed]

He was previously on the Board of Directors for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants as well as the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

In 2014 he was appointed vice-chair of MusiCares, a philanthropic organization associated with the Grammy Awards.[2]

He was named one of Brandweek's "Marketers of the Year" in 2010.[3]

He has two daughters. One of which, Claire Cottrill, is a musical artist who also goes by Clairo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coke Marketer to Depart". 
  2. ^ "MusiCares Announce New Board". GRAMMY Foundation. 
  3. ^ "Brandweek Presents the Marketers of the Year 2010". More than Branding. September 13, 2010. Retrieved January 14, 2017.