Warren Wilkinson - Chief Marketing Officer
WARREN WILKINSON, Chief Marketing Officer, leads the company’s initiatives in marketing, communications, branding and advertising. A seasoned marketing and communications professional, he has more than 20 years of experience driving business success through strategic, multi-channel stakeholder engagement.
Wilkinson has served in key senior marketing and communications positions for national and regional airline companies. From 2001 through 2008, he served as Vice President of Marketing for Indianapolis-based Republic Airways. During his tenure, the airline experienced record growth and profitability, adding more than 3,200 associates, recording 28 consecutive profitable quarters, and successfully completing its initial public offering.
Before joining Republic Airways, Wilkinson served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Manager for Edelman Public Relations in the firm’s Atlanta, Georgia, office, where he directed its corporate and reputation management practice.
Before joining MS Companies, he developed and led the global and travel and tourism practice for MBuy, a division of Media Ocean that generated more than $3.5 million in revenue in its first year of implementation.
Wilkinson has served as Chief Marketing Officer for Choose Chicago, one of the largest destination marketing organizations in the country as well as Senior Vice President of Marketing for Visit Indy.
Wilkinson attended Hobart College and lives in Evanston with his wife and two children.