Bank of the West
Ben Stuart is the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Bank of the West. He has more than 20 years of experience growing businesses and managing complex marketing programs for business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies.
Prior to Bank of the West, Ben held the role of Chief Marketing Officer at Surescripts and Sutherland Global Services. During his many years in financial services, he has been Vice President of Advertising and Global Agency Relations at American Express, and he spent 10 years at the Charles Schwab Corporation. While at Charles Schwab, he was Senior Vice President of Brand and Digital Marketing, creating and leading the company-wide "Talk to Chuck" marketing program. He also served on the boards of the Charles Schwab Foundation and the AdCouncil.
His marketing campaigns at Charles Schwab recieved numerous awards and recognition including an Effie Award and Grand Ogilvy Award from the Advertising Research Federation, as well as became the subject of a Harvard Business School case study. His work for Small Business Saturday at American Express won two Grand Prix at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity.
Earlier in his career he worked at global advertising agencies and spent five years managing the Procter & Gamble and Pepsi accounts across Central Europe, including Russia, Poland, Hungary and the Czech and Slovak Republics.
Ben is Participating in these Events
- A New Chapter for the C-Suite: The Evolution of Analyzing the Role of Sustainability across the Entire Business - Keynote on Wednesday 20 November 2019 at 11:35:00