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Marc S. Strachan

Vice President, Corporate Relations and Constituent Affairs, Diageo, North America

Always thinking forward, and looking for new ideas, Marc Stephenson Strachan brings significant credentials to Diageo. Marc is currently responsible for the development of three-tier initiatives, which drive local market commercial, marketing and corporate relations programming. Marc also provides executive leadership and guidance to the national diaspora of constituents that have an interest in the Beverage Alcohol Industry. Marc has held positions as North America Vice president of On Premise Strategy and Multicultural Marketing, Director of Brand Marketing for Ciroc Vodka, and Tanqueray Gin, overseeing the USA marketing and strategic initiatives for the Brands.  Marc’s career combines over thirty years of agency and client management experience on a variety of levels. Marc began his career on Madison Avenue as a MAIP Intern at Compton Advertising (now Saatchi). His career has seen stints at NW Ayer, The Mingo Group, Leo Burnett (where he co-founded Vigilante), and BBDO. His focus on strategic, niche marketing and targeted program development is one of the keys to his career accomplishments. In addition to Chairing the Board of ADCOLOR, Marc also serves on the Board of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, where he is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Development Committee. He is also a member of the board of the Association of National Advertisers (ANA).

Marc Strachan: 5 things I've learned about leadership

Marc Strachan: 5 things I've learned about leadership

My leadership style has been shaped by my experiences, my personality and my purpose, writes Diageo North America's VP of corporate relations and constituent affairs.


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