Dan Dillon Jr. was appointed ASU chief marketing officer and senior vice president in September 2013. He has driven the successful launch and subsequent operations of the ASU Enterprise Marketing Hub and built and shaped its award-winning staff. His primary focus is the advancement of affinity for the university, including the enhancement and consistency of brand integrity and innovative, impactful marketing activities across ASU.
Dillon is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years in domestic and global general management roles in the highly competitive consumer packaged goods and restaurant industries. Dillon has served in C-level and executive positions for leading U.S. companies, including General Mills, Keebler, Nabisco, Heinz, Con Agra, and Coca-Cola. Prior to coming to ASU and launching the Enterprise Marketing Hub, Dillon was chief marketing officer at Outback Steakhouse and most recently the executive vice president at Ruby Tuesday Inc.
Dillon received his BA from St. Anselm College in New Hampshire and MBA from Bentley College (Massachusetts). He lives in Phoenix with his wife Laura and their two sons, Tripp and Drew.