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Mary L. Baglivo

Mary Baglivo (MSJ81) was inducted into the Medill Hall of Achievement in 2017. Baglivo has spent her career leading marketing communications for top global brands. She is currently Chief marketing officer at Pace University and chief executive officer at The Baglivo Group.

Prior to her current role, Baglivo was vice chancellor of communications and marketing at Rutgers University. Prior to that, she brought her skill and talent home to her alma mater as the chief marketing officer and vice president of global marketing at Northwestern. Before Northwestern, she was CEO of the Americas for Saatchi & Saatchi, a global advertising agency. While there, Baglivo turned the company into a creative force winning new business from companies such as Ameriprise, JCPenney, Lenovo, Wendy's, MillerCoors and Kraft. Saatchi & Saatchi New York was named Agency of the Year at the Cannes International Advertising Festival in 2007. That same year, Advertising Women of New York named Baglivo "Advertising Woman of the Year."

Earlier in her career Baglivo had been CEO of Tatham-Laird & Kudner in Chicago, North America COO of J. Walter Thompson, CEO at Panoramic Communications, and president of Arnold Worldwide, an integrated creative communications agency.