Book Signing - Maarten Albarda, Joseph Jaffe
Maarten Albarda and Joseph Jaffe will appear at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of "Z.E.R.O.: Zero Paid Media as the New Marketing Model".
CEO & Co-Founder
MLA Consulting LLC
Maarten started his career as a media planner at JWT Amsterdam. Three years later he moved to Leo Burnett Amsterdam as Media Director.
In 1991 he took on managing Philip Morris and P&G Europe, Middle East & Africa and relocated to London.
After eight years, McCann-Erickson tasked Maarten with the Coca-Cola Europe & Africa business. Two years later he moved with McCann to New York to take on global responsibility for Coca-Cola.
In 1999 Coca-Cola appointed him VP, Media & Marketing Asset Management to Coca-Cola Japan. The next four years were spent developing the first IMC World Cup campaign.
In 2002 Maarten moved to Coca-Cola Germany to implement IMC for all brands and support the next World Cup campaign.
In late 2005 Maarten relocated to Coke’s headquarters in Atlanta as Director, Global Media and & Innovation.
In 2008, Anheuser-Busch Inbev was formed as the world’s largest beer brewer. Maarten joined the company’s NY HQ in September 2009 as VP, Global Connections with responsibility for all consumer touch points.
In early 2013 Maarten formed MLA Consulting, LLC. He delivers strategic consulting on Integrated Marketing to Fortune 500 marketers and serves on several Advisory Boards.