Designer Brands Investor Center

Designer Brands is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. Our business segments include world-class design and sourcing operations, a robust wholesaling business, and more than 1,000 points of distribution.

Joanne Zaiac

Independent Director

Ms. Zaiac currently serves as Chief Client Officer for Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN), US. Prior to joining DAN, Ms. Zaiac was Chief Client Officer and Executive Vice President of Merkle Inc., a global data driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency. Prior to that, Ms. Zaiac was the Chief Operating Officer of Digitas North America, a leading global digital advertising agency, until October 2017. Ms. Zaiac also served as President of Digitas New York region from 1999 to 2016. From 1985 to 1999, Ms. Zaiac was Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President at Wunderman Worldwide/Young & Rubicam.

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