Based in New York, Ashley Harding is active in Egon Zehnder’s Consumer and Chief Marketing Officer practices. She is valued by digital and media-focused companies for her insightful support and deep marketing experience across brand, engagement and conversion driving initiatives.
I’m passionate about helping clients and candidates for executive positions make an impact and leave an indelible mark, both personally and professionally.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Ashley held a series of positions at the New York Times, culminating as its Executive Director of Growth & Product Marketing. That was preceded by the role of Director of Brand Strategy at Ralph Lauren, where she created and led an innovation lab and team tasked with revamping the “Create Your Own” Polo experience and boosting revenue. Earlier, Ashley served as a Senior Manager responsible for integrated marketing at the Gilt Groupe. She began her career as a business analyst at Deloitte before joining Procter & Gamble as an assistant brand manager.
Ashley earned a BA from Duke University, an MPH from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She is passionate about art and holistic health.