WASHINGTON - Advertising doyenne and darling of Madison Avenue Charlotte Beers was nominated by President Bush last week as the next undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs.
The post makes Beers the de facto international PR representative for
the United States and gives her jurisdiction over international
communications and diplomacy.
Beers, often referred to as 'the queen of advertising,' is largely
credited for breaking the glass ceiling over Madison Avenue. She is the
first woman ever to chair the American Association of Advertising